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Garment Technologist - Swim/Activewear

Job Title: Garment Technologist - Swim/Activewear
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
REF: 2317_1556019611
Contact Name: Val May
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

We are actively recruiting on behalf of one of the leading suppliers and manufacturers of Ladies' Men's & Children's, young fashion to many of the UK and European street retailers. They are actively looking to recruit an experienced Swim/Activewear Technologist to join their organisation.
My client is looking for someone who has the knowledge and experience of working with technical fabrics across Swim and Activewear. Working within a fast paced environment you will be working within a friendly team of Garment Technologists, Pattern-cutters, and Machinists.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • To prepare samples prior to fit meetings,
  • Spec initial samples,
  • Chase production samples.
  • Measure and inspect samples for fit and quality
  • Write fit comments
  • Liaise with factories refit comments and spec requirements.
  • Preparation of tech packs, working closely with pattern cutters and factories overseas.

Person specification:

  • Previous experience essential working as a Garment Technologist specialising in Swim and Active within a supplier or a background in retail
  • A sound understanding of fabrics relating to the Swim and Activewear sector.
  • Excellent knowledge of garment construction and fit
  • IT Literate with experience using Microsoft Office and Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills across levels.
  • Ability to use own initiative and be self-driven.

Strong organisational skills, attention to detail as well as the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.