Garment Technologist

Garment Technologist

£ DOE
REF: 12378AA
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Job Description

Recruiting for an experienced Garment Technologist to work across a variety of multi product garments: (womens and mens) woven, knit and jersey, structured and soft separates.

You will be part of busy team with a varied folio of accounts. Your role will be to technically develop all products in line with design requirements and quality protocols driven by the client, design and business standards.

Garment Technologist - The Role

  • To ensure each customer's range is fit for purpose, practical, comfortable, durable and meets company standards
  • To improve and support innovative technical solutions to improve product quality, fit, cost and speed of delivery
  • To accurately generate product specifications
  • To technically develop the products in line with critical path from initial design concept to production AQL/ QC check
  • To work with the supply base to maintain the approved quality standard and achieve best practice and technically superior products in line with cost parameters
  • To develop all raw materials in terms of quality, colour and performance to achieve the business standard and co-ordinate the comments/approvals.
  • To communicate all technical information directly to the factory and resolve the queries across the supply chain
  • To support in updating and reviewing the business’s technical standards with a view to keeping them up to date with the latest legislation and requirement
  • To provide the supplier technical performance data to support the supplier audit
  • To liaise with account managers and Returns department to resolve any complaints and return’s queries and create corrective action plans with the relevant factories for improvement
  • To travel to the factory for any technical related process when required

Garment Technologist - The Person Specification

  • Self motivated and performance driven.  Someone who has a passion for their work.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience within a similar garment technologist position, or product developer role
  • Good technical knowledge of garment construction and garment fitting
  • Factory process knowledge is essential
  • Confident communication
  • Ability to manage own workload and be a team player
  • Highly competent IT skills, especially Excel, Word, Illustrator, familiarity with PLM systems would be advantageous
  • Pattern knowledge (desirable)
  • A good foundation of fabric knowledge to approve fabrics
  • Ability to travel abroad for short periods -when safe and permitted to do so.
  • Driving licence and access to own vehicle as travel between local offices may also be required

Garment Technologist - The Company

Our client is a leader in the design and supply of multi product garments and apparel with a growing portfolio of customers.  They are based on the West/East Midlands border with great transport links.

Please apply with your updated CV to c.turner@peoplemarketing.co.uk quoting our reference: 12378AA.

If the email address is not displayed in this advert, then please contact People Marketing directly on 0115 922 3335 quoting the job reference number, and we shall supply you with the correct address.

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.

Please continue to check our website for any other roles which may be of interest.

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