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Garment Technologist

Job Title: Garment Technologist
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Essex, England
Industry:
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
REF: 3530_1638536772
Contact Name: Jo Roberts
Contact Email: joroberts@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description


I am recruiting for an experienced Garment Technologist to join a really lovely and very successful supplier based in Essex. My client is a supplier to several leading retailers and supermarkets in the UK and specialise in Baby and Childrenswear licensed product. They have a strong business and are experiencing significant growth.
The successful candidate will have relevant baby/childrenswear and/or licensed product experience, or a good understanding of the area. Training is offered around specific baby and childrenswear technical requirements. Relevant supplier or retail experience is needed as you will be required to confidently deal with customers as well as liaising with technical colleagues and designers. You will be involved in overseeing the product all the way through the process, joining critical path meetings, and overseeing license approvals and packaging. This is a very interesting role working in a supportive team with lovely product.
There is an opportunity to discuss a degree of flexibility/hybrid working for the right candidate.
Main Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Responsible for the approval of garments and advising on all aspects of fit, grading, construction, and quality-related issues.
  • Collaboration with customers and colleagues.
  • Attending fit meetings with customers and working with overseas factories to communicate next steps, issues and priorities.
  • Creating size specifications and technical packs for factories.
  • Working closely within the internal design, sampling, and sales, teams, and developing strong working relationships with customers' own technical teams.
  • Liaise regularly with customers regarding fit comments, specs/requirements
  • Communicate all the information to offshore factories.
  • Critical path management packaging and approvals process


Person Specification

  • Previous experience working in baby, childrenswear and/or licensing
  • Experienced Garment technologist
  • Confident dealing with customers and solving problems
  • Experience of working with or for High Street Multiples/Supermarkets
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and experience of working with factories overseas.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to key deadlines on the Critical Path
  • Confident and tenacious
  • Commercial and collaborative
  • A great team player who enjoys working with other functions



m recruiting for an experienced Garment Technologist to join a really lovely and very successful supplier based in Essex. My client is a supplier to several leading retailers and supermarkets in the UK and specialise in Baby and Childrenswear licensed product. They have a strong business and are experiencing significant growth.
The successful candidate will have relevant baby/childrenswear and/or licensed product experience, or a good understanding of the area. Training is offered around specific baby and childrenswear technical requirements. Relevant supplier or retail experience is needed as you will be required to confidently deal with customers as well as liaising with technical colleagues and designers. You will be involved in overseeing the product all the way through the process, joining critical path meetings, and overseeing license approvals and packaging. This is a very interesting role working in a supportive team with lovely product.
There is an opportunity to discuss a degree of flexibility/hybrid working for the right candidate.
Main Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Responsible for the approval of garments and advising on all aspects of fit, grading, construction, and quality-related issues.
  • Collaboration with customers and colleagues.
  • Attending fit meetings with customers and working with overseas factories to communicate next steps, issues and priorities.
  • Creating size specifications and technical packs for factories.
  • Working closely within the internal design, sampling, and sales, teams, and developing strong working relationships with customers' own technical teams.
  • Liaise regularly with customers regarding fit comments, specs/requirements
  • Communicate all the information to offshore factories.
  • Critical path management packaging and approvals process


Person Specification

  • Previous experience working in baby, childrenswear and/or licensing
  • Experienced Garment technologist
  • Confident dealing with customers and solving problems
  • Experience of working with or for High Street Multiples/Supermarkets
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and experience of working with factories overseas.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to key deadlines on the Critical Path
  • Confident and tenacious
  • Commercial and collaborative
  • A great team player who enjoys working with other functions