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Gerber Pattern Cutter

Listing ID: 1270991

Gerber Pattern Cutter

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Fashion-Enter Ltd
Location: North London, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: 2 to 5 years
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 5 days 2 hours
About: Fashion-Enter Ltd (FEL) is an award-winning social enterprise which is a centre of ethical garment manufacturing with a leading status in the Fast Forward audit and is also SMETA audited. FEL has a minimum order quantity of 1 for their Fashion Studio service and currently produces up to 12,000-15,000 garments a week for speed of response fashion from their three units in North London. Clients include ASOS, Tesco F&F, Coast, Brora and brands such as Louisa Parris and Matthew Williamson.

FEL launched the UK's first ESFA approved Fashion Technology Academy in 2015 operating alongside the Factory and includes a range of qualifications at Levels 1 to 5, which cover the entire of the 'Garment life cycle' including Stitching, Production, Pattern Cutting and Tailoring. FEL is also the largest training providers of Apprenticeships at levels 3 and 4 within Apparel Manufacturing (fashion) working with employers such as ASOS.com, Marks & Spencer, River Island and Amazon.

We have an exciting opportunity for a CAD Pattern Cutter to join our Fashion Enter team.  The successful candidate will be required to work across a variety of products, predominantly Womenswear but also including Menswear and Children’s wear. Training and Guidance can be provided on any product that you are not familiar with.

This is an exciting and challenging role for a highly motivated individual to work across multi products from high end to high street.  Fashion Enter is a fun and friendly company to work for with amazing opportunities and plenty of variety.

The role:

  • Creating first patterns from designer’s sketches as well as inspiration garments
  • Working alongside the garment tech to amend patterns as required from 1st fit through to production
  • Creating detailed front sheets for the machinists to follow as well as accurate measurement charts for production
  • Leading fit sessions with the Studio Clients, documenting and tracking meetings and styles from 1st pattern through to sealed stage

Skills / Experience:

  • CAD pattern cutting skills are essential, Gerber preferable but there may be an opportunity to cross train. We also use Optitex within the company.
  • Organised, methodical, and able to multi-task with excellent time management skills
  • Strong technical knowledge and understanding of the fundamental rules of pattern cutting
  • Commercial awareness with regards to cost effective manufacturing
  • Excellent computer skills /experience, Adobe Illustrator preferable but not essential
  • A people person and team player with good communication skills (spoken & written)
  • Grading knowledge advantageous but not essential

Application:

Please apply with a CV, cover letter and any supporting information / portfolio via the application form. 
 


Application Form

Applicant Requirements

The recruiter would like you to confirm you meet the following requirements before your application can be sent. Please tick the following boxes to confirm you meet the requirements of the role. These requirements do need to be confirmed in order for your application to be sent

CAD pattern cutting skills. *

A people person and team player with good communication skills (spoken & written). *

Strong technical knowledge and understanding of the fundamental rules of pattern cutting. *

Organised, methodical, and able to multi-task with excellent time management skills. *

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