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Garment Technologist - Knitwear

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Leicester
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
REF: 3161_1636131840
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Job Description

My boutique knitwear supplier is looking for a Garment Technologist to cover knitwear 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 an understanding of knitwear.

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 of knitwear, garment fitting and construction.
  • A minimum of 2 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.
  • Keen eye for detail and team player.
  • Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.