Garment Technologist

Garment Technologist

REF: 12195 A WW
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Job Description

We are recruiting for a Garment Technologist with experience in Knitwear or Jersey to join an established and fast paced business in Leicester supplying to a mix of leading high street brands.

 The ideal candidate will have experience working with Knitwear, they will be confident and proactive with a strong work ethic. The Garment Technologist will report into the Managing Director, they will be able to work efficiently under pressure and have excellent organisational skills.

Garment Technologist – The Role

  • Proactively resolving any issues with fit
  • Understanding how different structures affect fit
  • Retaining a chronological log of all fit comments and changes with images
  • Confidently liaising with customers on a daily basis
  • Liaising with Knitwear programmers and advising on alterations
  • Ensuring production is as per sealer
  • Creating and sending PowerPoint presentations of new styles to customers
  • Attending fit sessions
  • Ensuring production samples reach customers in line with the critical path
  • Critical path management, ensuring fit comments are processed and chased in accordance with the critical path
  • Liaising with customer garment techs to clarify comments and advise what is achievable
  • Managing samples from development stage through to production samples and approval
  • Tracking customer development and monitoring conversion ratio
  • Creating and grading specs and uploading onto customer portals
  • Pushing out delivery dates if the customer has not provided comments within the correct time frame
  • Liaising with knitwear programmers and providing feedback on fit alterations to garments
  • Providing measurements for customer inspo images

Garment Technologist – The Person

  • Previous experience as a Garment Technologist is required, preferably with experience working with Knitwear.
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Competent using a computer
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • A positive can-do attitude
  • Cutting skills (preferable but not essential)
  • Confident liaising with different teams
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to targets
  • Overlocking skills (preferable but not essential)

This is a full time role based in the office 5 days a week from Monday – Friday, working hours are 8am – 5pm.

This is a great opportunity that does not want to be missed. Please send your CV to

We regret that due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our vacancies, if you do not hear from one of our consultants within 5 days then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for this role.

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