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Technical Womenswear Manager

Listing ID: 1133792

Technical Womenswear Manager

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: People Marketing
Location: Central London, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: 5 to 10 years
Reference Number: 11759JJ
Twitter Handle: @peoplemarket1ng
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 day 9 hours
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 is a great opportunity for anyone wanting to work for one of the UK’s leading Womenswear suppliers of fast fashion in Central London. This well-established woven and jersey supplier is looking for a highly organised Technical Manager to join their great team.  They pride themselves on the product they produce which has its own niche identity. They require a Technical Manager that is used to working with more complexed garments- in particular Occasionwear/ Going Out Dresses, to help maintain and drive continuous technical developments and improvements across the business.

Technical Manager– The Role

  • Manage the site’s Technical department which includes the CAD room and Sample machinists from development to production.
  • Implement the best working practices and systems to achieve the optimum garment according to the customer’s requirements.
  • Train and instruct the team your methods and standards which achieve the optimum quality.
  • Constantly strive to achieve the best and most efficient working method and roll this out to the rest of the team.
  • Ensure that the final garment meets all aspects of the customers’ requirements
  • An understanding for implementation of audit and technical standards (QA & QC). 
  • Use Vetigraph to produce and amend patterns
  • Suggest ways to reduce garment cost and simplify construction for production
  • Follow fit comments to meet required specification, measurements and fit in accordance with customer’s standards and quality requirements

Technical Manager – The Candidate

  • Strong experience in Womenswear Occasionwear and Going Out Dresses
  • Must be up to date on safety legislations, together with relevant supported testing processes.
  • Proven manufacturing background with offshore technical experience and hands on skills.
  • Assertive with a positive attitude, and good leadership and motivation skills.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • Goal setter, good collaborator with great self-discipline
  • Excellent communication skills and good eye for detail
  • Hold the ability to identify and mitigate issues early on in the process to avoid delivery delays
  • Knowledge of Vetigraph is preferable
  • Computer literate to a high standard on Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Must be well organised and methodical and enjoy being a part of a fun yet busy team

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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