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Garment Technologist

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
REF: 4599_1706784182
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Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Garment Technologist looking for the next step in their career ready to take on board ownership and responsibility with a leading Ladieswear retailer. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 year's recent experience as a multi-category womenswear Garment Technologist, ideally working within a high street supplier or in-house for a brand.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for all aspects of garment quality assurance and fit, from 1st fit to final delivery to stores
  • Attend fit meetings with buyers, designers, and pattern cutters.
  • Measuring, documenting, and assessing samples from first fit to production
  • Checking construction and quality of garments ,advising on options and solutions for quality assurance
  • Keeping production critical path up to date, ensuring samples are fitted, comments sent out timely
  • Writing notes, preparing comments, grading specs and updating workbooks, sending to suppliers and factories on daily basis
  • Manage and support testing and safety standards ensuring all products meet minimum requirements.
  • Arranging for product testing to be carried out
  • Interpreting test reports and issuing wash care information
  • Discussing with QC / team members / suppliers to see how best to resolve any quality issues

Person Specification:

  • 3 years' recent experience as a womenswear Garment Technologist ideally within a high street supplier
  • A clear understanding of supply chain and working to critical path.
  • Knowledge of garment construction, fit, quality assurance, wash/care instructions and an understanding of patterns.
  • Experience in multi womenswear product (Knit, Jersey and Woven), in casual, outerwear, and soft tailoring.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills (verbal and written) and the ability to build relationships across all levels
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Packages particular Excel
  • Knowledge in test reports, what tests are required for which type of product.