GARMENT TECHNOLOGIST - JERSEY/DENIM

Location
London
Salary
Market related
Posted
30 Aug 2017
Closes
27 Sep 2017
Ref
NS - GT - SW
Contact
Natalie smith
Sector
Retail, Womenswear
Job Type
Permanent

An exciting opportunity for a dynamic, confident and motivated Garment Technologist to join the JERSEY & DENIM departments within their Production team. You will work closely with Buyers and Designers of various departments to seal garments from the initial design sample.

ABOUT THE ROLE

  • Leads fit sessions with Buying and Design teams
  • Prepares specifications and completes fully graded size charts for bulk manufacture
  • Ensures my clients manufacturing quality standards are adhered to
  • Ensures all  branding is to my clients standards and from nominated suppliers
  • Understands fabric performance and testing results, ensuring the most appropriate care instructions
  • Assesses quality performance from product returns, retail and customer feedback and ensures knowledge is applied to future product developments
  • Promotes quality both internally and to suppliers
  • Builds relationships with key suppliers in order to maintain and improve fit and quality
  • Prepares supplier feedback on a regular basis and have input on brand sourcing decisions
  • Benchmarks the relative value of my clients product against the competition
  • Ensures new manufacturing techniques and fabrics are fed back to Buying
  • Contributes appropriate fit and quality facts to department strategy reviews
  • Supports technologists in the production team across other product areas to ensure comments are sent to suppliers in a timely manner

ABOUT YOU

  • Experience at a Garment Technologist level within JERSEY/DENIM product areas
  • Understands size and shape of models and how differences may affect fit
  • Have in depth knowledge of fit and construction, preparing accurate comments to suppliers
  • Good knowledge of supplier ethical standards and improvements if any needed
  • Knowledge of factories production methods and quality systems to ensure well matched to business needs
  • Understands production flow and influence teams CPA decisions that affect quality, fit and delivery
  • Understands target customer and delivers their quality expectations
  • Works well under pressure in a fast paced working environment

IDEALLY WE ARE LOOKING FOR CANDIDATES FROM A BRAND BACKGROUND

Please apply to Nataliesmith@freedomrecruit.com

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