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Product Developer / Garment Technologist

Job Title: Product Developer / Garment Technologist
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
REF: 3111_1612972296
Contact Name: Georgia Hanley
Contact Email: georgia@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

This is a very exciting opportunity to work with two premium and highly regarded outerwear brands.

This Senior Product Developer/Garment Tech role would be perfect for a someone that has vast experience in working with mens performance outerwear. You must have a good understanding of waterproofing, fabrication and breathability. This position would suit someone currently in a product development or Garment tech position.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Testing and analysing product performance, acting as the product representative in lab testing conditions
  • Working alongside the QC team in order to achieve a high standard product
  • Being a key point of contact throughout the development of the product, recording and reporting any actionable results
  • Developing waterproof, fabrication and breathability into their fabrics
  • Fabric and garment testing and quality control
  • Knowledge of issuing PO's in both development and production stages
  • Supporting Design/Development teams in order to achieve innovative and performance based products to the highest standard

Person specifications:

  • You must have a good understanding of waterproofing, fabrication and breathability of outerwear fabrics.
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience within a similar role, ideally within the Performance Outerwear apparel industry
  • Experience working with Research and Development teams testing and analysing product performance
  • Will have a vast knowledge of fabric/garment testing specifications and results analysis predominantly outerwear
  • Able to work independently and without supervision based on prior knowledge and experience
  • Prior experience integrating technology into clothing or apparel is essential