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Garment Technologist - Babywear

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
REF: 2960_1593598837
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Job Description

A new opportunity has arisen for my client a leading childrenswear supplier to many large retailers and supermarkets in the UK .They require an experienced garment technologist specialising in babywear to join their team. From critical path and wearer trials to risk assessment and quality control, you'll have a central role to play.

You'll be part of the team shaping my clients strategic plans and driving continued growth -my client prides themselves on maintaining the highest standards of quality, and you'll take responsibility for upholding them. Focusing on key product development areas, you'll make sure their technical processes reflect best practice .Knowledge of working with major retailers from either a supplier or retail background in babywear technology is essential for this role

Main Responsibilities will include

  • Responsible for taking the product, from development through all the stages to product delivery, ensuring consistency throughout.
  • Clear understanding on maintaining fit consistency. Monitor and maintain Grade rules
  • Ensure that all garments conform to the latest UK Health and Safety legislation and perform to all standards to meet retailers guidelines
  • Ensure the designs that are created are engineered within cost structure and make up capabilities
  • Design pack development handover and critical path: Ensure the correct block ref size spec and technical data are completed working to the critical path dates
  • Identify new developments that require technical support
  • Risk assess to identify high risk product for production
  • Critical Path: Ensure that all seals process/tests are achieved at each stage to critical path dates
  • Wearer Trials: Identify new and ongoing product for wearer trials. Identifying any potential issues on key lines
  • Liaise with factories overseas
  • Attend meetings with Buyers when required

Person Specification

  • Experience and knowledge of garment construction in babywear
  • A proven track record in a similar Technologist role from either a retailer or a supplier
  • Excellent team player with good communication skills
  • Flexibility and show initiative
  • Attention to detail and deadline management