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Gerber Pattern Cutter (Luxury Technical)

Job Purpose

To implement and maintain a digital pattern cutting/ grading system.

Knowledge and Skills

  • To have an excellent knowledge of the Gerber digital system.
  • To have a good understanding and knowledge of sizing and fitting.
  • To have a good understanding and knowledge of grading.
  • To have a logical and pro-active approach to problem solving.

Essential Functions

  • To action pattern amendments from production fits onwards.
  • Active participation in production and pre-production fittings.
  • Working closely with Garment Quality Technicians to ensure patterns are production friendly and all relevant information is clear on patterns.
  • To take ownership of each seasons allocated styles, whilst also being aware of the collection as a whole.
  • To build a strong working relationship with the Creative Pattern Cutters, to ensure that patterns have a consistent clarity of information.
  • Ensure that patterns are ‘production friendly’ and are compatibility converted for each factory’s use.
  • To ensure pattern measurements are provided for sample pack and production packs.
  • To aid in the establishment of ‘signature’ internal construction details.
  • Maintaining pattern measurement specifications as well as filling in graded specs for all allocated styles.
  • Actioning company grading, the sending out and updating of the critical path for its return.
  • Liaising and creating a good relationship with UK, and overseas factories, to resolve any pattern issues that arise.
  • Actioning initial sample fabric costings, and production fabric costing as required.
  • Actioning factory lay-plans as required.

Gerber Pattern Cutter (Luxury Technical)

London, UK
3 - 5 years of experience
Experienced Non-Manager

Published on 19 Feb 2020