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Knitwear Garment Tech

Job Title: Knitwear Garment Tech
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
REF: 3430_1633684883
Contact Name: Georgia Hanley
Contact Email:
Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

This really lovely Knitwear supplier who manufacturers for several high street retailers is looking for a Knitwear Garment Technologist to join their team. True knit experience is essential. You will be part of a wonderful team and highly regarded business.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for heading the technical side of the knitwear department
  • Responsible for client management from the 1st design to final production state through fit sessions and liaison with retailers' technical teams taking ownership of prevention and resolution of issues
  • Attending fit sessions.
  • Liaising with factories and communicating fit comments/amendments.
  • Creating garment and size specifications/workbooks.
  • Assessing fit samples with due diligence.
  • Grading size charts.
  • Completing Risk Assessments.
  • Test Reports.
  • Resolving technical and production issues with factories.
  • Monitoring quality control.
  • Updating information on customer portals.
  • Working to critical paths.
  • Responsible for managing the suppliers based in China and Bangladesh
  • Responsible for carrying out spot checks / inspections in warehouse for all landed orders and resolving issues which can be rectified through local processers
  • Work closely with the design team on proto types and new developments updating and recreating size charts and reviewing quality
  • Risk assessments of styles/ yarns to prevent any unseen obstacles during production

Person specifications:

  • Minimum 3 years' experience in a similar role with a fashion supplier.
  • Must have experience working with knitwear - flat knits
  • Extensive garment technical skills and knowledge.
  • Good skills in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Able to prioritise workload, and multi-task various functions.
  • Ability to work within a small team