Garment Technologist

Garment Technologist

£Dependent on experience
REF: 11534 KK

Job Description

This ‘small but perfectly formed’ fashion brand is looking for a candidate with a real thirst for fashion and an appreciation for good quality, beautifully designed ladieswear. This brand is successful, rapidly expanding and well-recognised for their stylish, wearable product for every occasion.

This role is a pivotal one within the business and requires someone with some solid experience working as a Garment Technologist within another fashion business as you will need to hit the ground running.

I need a hard working individual who has worked with woven fabric and cut and sew knitwear/jersey. Experience in denim and outerwear would be an added benefit.

Garment Technologist - The Role:

The Role consists of but isn’t limited to:

  • Create and update critical paths for each season to ensure deadlines are met and goods are produced on time.
  • Liaising daily with overseas suppliers mostly via email and occasionally via telephone.
  • Setting up size specs – Using info already set up from design development specs and taking these through to bulk production.
  • Grading size specs  - reviewing and confirming grading queries from suppliers.
  • Checking samples from first fit stage through to production and delivery.
  • Checking lab dips and bulk fabrics ensuring that they meet with colour standards - sending comments to suppliers.
  • Checking bulk strike offs for base fabrics and yarns, trims, prints, embellishments - sending comments to suppliers.
  • Reviewing and confirming labelling and ticketing for bulk orders. Reviewing and confirming packing for bulk deliveries.
  • Testing for bulk orders - test selection and also checking results.
  • Inspection reports for bulk deliveries - reviewing and confirming results.
  • In house bulk inspections - carry out QC inspections on bulk deliveries.
  • Chasing development and all sample stages.
  • Customer returns / complaints - processing and logging these. Analyse customer complaints and returns data and work with the relevant departments to take appropriate action.
  • Reviewing return levels each season and sending findings to suppliers where claims are being raised.
  • General Administration and filing of strike offs and samples.

Garment Technologist - The Candiate

  • At least 5 years’ experience working in the Fashion industry within garment technology role across different clothing products, yarns and fabrics.
  • Knitwear and Jersey experience.
  • Experience of using Microsoft Office, Excel and Outlook.
  • Experience of using Google Apps & iPads is desirable, but training can be provided.
  • Good Photoshop knowledge is a bonus but not essential.
  • Flexibility, able to work as part of a team and a keen willingness to learn.
  • Excellent communication skills with both the external and internal teams across all levels of the business.
  • Looking for a motivated individual with an excellent attention to detail and strong organisational skills who will thrive in a fast paced environment.

Please apply with your updated CV to  quoting reference 11534 KK.

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