** 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 teamsPrepares specifications and completes fully graded size charts for bulk manufactureEnsures my clients manufacturing quality standards are adhered toEnsures all branding is to my clients standards and from nominated suppliersUnderstands fabric performance and testing results, ensuring the most appropriate care instructionsAssesses quality performance from product returns, retail and customer feedback and ensures knowledge is applied to future product developmentsPromotes quality both internally and to suppliersBuilds relationships with key suppliers in order to maintain and improve fit and qualityPrepares supplier feedback on a regular basis and have input on brand sourcing decisionsBenchmarks the relative value of my clients product against the competitionEnsures new manufacturing techniques and fabrics are fed back to BuyingContributes appropriate fit and quality facts to department strategy reviewsSupports technologists in the production team across other product areas to ensure comments are sent to suppliers in a timely manner
Experience at a Garment Technologist level within Tailoring, Occasion, Outerwear, and Suede & Leather product areasUnderstands size and shape of models and how differences may affect fitHave in depth knowledge of fit and construction, preparing accurate comments to suppliersGood knowledge of supplier ethical standards and improvements if any neededKnowledge of factories production methods and quality systems to ensure well matched to business needsUnderstands production flow and influence teams CPA decisions that affect quality, fit and deliveryUnderstands target customer and delivers their quality expectationsSelf-motivatorProactiveInfluencerWorks well under pressure in a fast paced working environment
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.