Garment Technologist - Outerwear, Suede & Leather, Occasion & Tailoring

Location
London
Salary
£34k - 36k per year + BENEFITS
Posted
24 Jan 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Ref
NS - GT - TL
Contact
Natalie smith
Job Type
Part Time

** CALLING ALL FREELANCE/IMMEDIATELY AVAILIABLE GARMENT TECHNOLOGISTS **

Are you a garment technologist from a BRAND background? Do you have experience of Outerwear, Suede & Leather, Occasion & Tailoring?

My client has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, confident and motivated Garment Technologist to join the Tailoring, Occasion, Outerwear, and Suede & Leather department within their Production team on a FTC til September 2018. You will work closely with the 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 Tailoring, Occasion, Outerwear, and Suede & Leather 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
  • Self-motivator
  • Proactive
  • Influencer
  • Works well under pressure in a fast paced working environment
  • ABOUT THEM

    Designing clothes for the modern women who truly live the city. Creating for women who seek reward in their every moment – both at work and at play. My client is an urban spirit and attitude that could only be British now.

    PLEASE NOTE ONLY CANDIDATES WITH LEATHER & SUEDE WILL BE CONSIDERED.

    Nataliesmith@freedomrecruit.com

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