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Head Of Tech

At the cutting edge of fast fashion, Pentex is a global design and manufacturing business with its headquarters in the heart of London.  We have been established for over 30 years and are an expanding business with a worldwide client base.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Head of Tech looking to develop their career further within a fast-paced environment. Your main responsibility will be to manage your own accounts and manage the technical team.

You will be part of a friendly, fast paced and experienced Technical team consisting of Garment Technologists, Graders, Pattern Cutters and Machinists.

The role

  • Coaching, guiding and supporting the team, offering solutions and problem solving
  • Prioritising workflow and customer requirements
  • Monitoring work performance and output levels
  • Attending management meeting to ensure efficiency of processes between departments and highlighting any concerns
  • Working on any strategic projects for the Board
  • Must be prepared to travel to retailer and potential off shore travel to factories
  • Preparation of all samples before the fit meeting – press/reference samples, specing initial samples, chasing production samples, uploading the PS chase up list
  • Measure and inspect samples for fit and quality, ensure samples are tagged up with date. E.g sealer, factory PP, PS etc.
  • Writing up comments, responding to emails, liaising cross department, attending handover meetings
  • Liaise with factories regarding fit comments and spec requirements.
  • Understanding status reports and updating the critical path system.
  • check and request test reports
  • Chasing and gathering information, chasing correct trims, uploading sealing on visual
  • Preparing Tech Packs, working closely with pattern cutters

The Candidate

  • A minimum of 5-8 years’ experience in a supplier environment, preferably who has a high street supplier background
  • Someone who is used to working at a faster than average pace, working with different customer demands
  • Good commercial knowledge and experience – solution focused and able to make decisions
  • Management/ leadership skills with ability to proactively and efficiently problem solve
  • A in depth understanding of pattern cutting and garment manufacture.
  • Good communication skills, using own initiative and be self-driven.

Head Of Tech

Central London, London, UK
5 - 10 years of experience
Head of Department

Published on 10 Feb 2020