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Garment Technologist

Listing ID: 609567

Garment Technologist

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Tagged Resources
Location: Greater Manchester, North West, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: 1 to 2 years
Reference Number: TGN1706
Salary: Up to £23K DOE
Twitter Handle: @taggedresources
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 week 21 hours
About: We are industry specialists working with Retail and Wholesale Suppliers. As a team we have 25 years of recruitment and industry experience, working with Retail and Wholesale Suppliers and have always believed that best practice means keeping it simple. We are passionate about what we do and work very hard, taking the time to build strong relationships, understanding your business and personal requirements. To this end we have key goals and values that run through everything we do.

The Company:

A fantastic opportunity for a Garment Technologist to join an established and growing fashion brand and contract supplier. You will work closely with the design, marketing and supply chain teams with responsibility for all technical aspects associated with multiproduct from first conception to final shipment stages.
 
The Role:

  • Work closely with design and product development teams to provide technical guidance regarding size specifications, fabric selection and garment construction.
  • Develop fits and blocks for new ranges.
  • Review of proto/design samples to ensure that they conform to size and design specifications.
  • Organise and attend all fit meetings with customers.
  • Prepare workbooks and other comments and ensure that all information is effectively communicated to offshore production teams within agreed critical path timescales.
  • Manage all aspects of the sealing process critical path.
  • Work closely with offshore production teams and factories to ensure they understand and achieve the technical standards required.
  • Prepare testing requirements schedules and manage testing report critical path. 
  • Work closely with offshore production teams to ensure that all production meet customers quality standards.
  • Resolve quality assurance issues through effective communication with customers and offshore Production teams.

 
Skills Required:

  • Minimum of 1 – 2 years experience gained within a Garment Technologist/technical role in the fashion industry.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a multiproduct background.
  • Strong understanding of garment construction and the manufacturing process as well as grading and fits.
  • Attentive to detail and accuracy.
  • Highly organised with confident communication and administration skills and ability to manage critical path deadlines.
  • Experience in dealing with Indian factories would be an advantage.
  • Ability to travel for fit sessions when required and occasional offshore visits.
  • Team player who enjoys working under own initiative as well as part of a team.

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