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Garment Technologist

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
REF: 3828_1662029170
Contact Email: harriet@trprecruitment.com

Job Description

We are working with a well established, boutique supplier who are looking for a Garment Technologist to cover woven, jersey and knitwear fabrications across womens, mens and childrenswear. You will be part of a lovely team of Designers and Account Managers and report into the Director.

This person must already have established technical knowledge and previous experience as a Garment Technologist. This is also great opportunity for a Anssistant / Junior Garment Technologist to progress into that next step.

Main Responsibilities will include:

  • Advise key measurement and construction detailing to design/development packs to facilitate production of samples.
  • Measure and fit all samples during the development process in collaboration with the Knitwear Designer.
  • Update each style with comprehensive fit comments providing detailed technical instructions to suppliers.
  • Managing, working towards and updating the critical path from proto sample to bulk production.
  • Fitting and approval of bulk sealing samples, preparing graded size charts for production.
  • Reviewing base and bulk test reports of all fabrics and trims and approving wash care instructions.

Person Specifications:

  • Strong technical knowledge and understanding of garment fitting and construction.
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in a similar role.
  • The ability to effectively communicate across internal departments and external sources.
  • Knowledge of fabric, lab testing and assessment of results.
  • Committed with a keen eye for detail and team player.
  • Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.