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Lingerie Technologist

Listing ID: 1331216

Lingerie Technologist

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: People Marketing
Location: Dubai, Rest Of World
Hours: Full Time
Experience: 5 to 10 years
Reference Number: 12119AA
Salary: £ dependent upon experience
Twitter Handle: People Marketing
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 3 weeks 1 day
About: People Marketing Fashion Recruitment (est. 1989) is a boutique recruitment agency specialising in the fashion & lifestyle industry. We recruit for a diverse range of vacancies in the UK and internationally, including jobs in design, technical, quality, sourcing, production, sales, buying & merchandising and ecommerce.

The majority of our consultants have first-hand industry experience, and our team are passionate and knowledgeable about the industry and the individuals who work in it. We have an extensive network of candidates built up over the last 25 years. We have an impressive client list of retailers, brands and suppliers within fashion & textiles. We are proud of our reputation for providing a high quality personalised service, and for placing the right candidates in successful long term career opportunities. Our business continues to grow through recommendations from candidates and clients.

This truly exciting new job opportunity is based in vibrant Dubai, and is recruiting for an experienced Lingerie Technologist, who is looking to further their career. 

The ideal applicant may come from a manufacturing/factory or production background and be knowledgeable about fabrics, fit and new technologies.  The lingerie experience and passion for product is essential.

Your future employer is the leading retailer of lingerie & nightwear in the Middle East, with 210+ stores, and growing.

Senior Lingerie Technologist – The Job Outline

  • Reporting into a Technical Manager, you will be part of multinational, multi category product team with accountability for the lingerie product offering.
  • Key player in the Technical Team with specific responsibilities for Lingerie working alongside the Design & Buying Teams. Reporting into a Technical Manager.
  • Compiling detailed, annotated fit comments with workable suggestions for improving fit, production quality & construction methods
  • Measurement & inspection of concepts, 1st fits, size sets and pink seals submitted from factories, recording measurements on spec charts, sharing data to Buying where relevant.
  • Checking quality of samples from suppliers to ensure correct materials, make up methods and patterns have been used and product achieves required standards.
  • Identify risks and work to rectify any problematic construction, fabrics or trims early in the fit development process.
  • Development and maintenance of blocks for a more consistent fit and quicker product development timeline.
  • Conduct regular market visits to analyze market trends from a technical perspective.
  • Oversee Product Development CPA (Critical Paths) and ensure all technical timelines are achieved.
  • Represent the company on trips to factories, share knowledge and learn from each other.
  • Regular conference/video calls with factories as necessary.
  • Share ideas, best practice, sources and information willingly to enable the Brand to maximize opportunities and improve efficiencies.

 Senior Lingerie Technologist – The Person Specification

  • Lingerie Technical experience as garment technologist or similar, within supplier, retailer or ideally factory/production background (min. 5years)
  • A bachelor’s degree or its equivalent professional course/Diploma in Garment Product Technology & Construction. Lingerie qualification is preferred. 
  • Confident personality to work with a multicultural Team.
  • Experience of managing or supporting another team member would be desirable.
  • Strong knowledge of garment specifications, live model fittings, measurement charts, pattern cutting, grading and construction.
  • A good understanding of woven & knit fabrics, including testing protocols.
  • A knowledge of seam free, shapewear, bonding technology.
  • Proficient with MS Office, Excel and willing to learn new applications as the role demands.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced retail environment across multiple projects and seasonal timelines.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to undertake travel when relevant.
  • Creative, confident, self-motivated and team player.

Senior Lingerie Technologist – The Package

  • Tax free salary
  • UAE Resident Visa & Labour Card
  • Return flight home
  • Medical Care
  • Relocation allowance

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