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Senior Garment Technologist - Knitwear & Jersey

Job Title: Senior Garment Technologist - Knitwear & Jersey
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 3281_1630943723
Contact Name: Harriet Lancelotte
Contact Email: harriet@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

We have a lovely new role a leading supplier to high street and supermarket retailers and e-tailers who manufacture ladies fashion knitwear and jersey. They are looking for a Senior Garment Technologist across knitwear and jersey to join their team.

Manufacturing in the Far East and Turkey they want someone who has a solid technical understanding of jersey and knit fibres, yarns and fabrics, testing, grading and product restrictions/capabilities.

This role is a mix of WFH/office based and you must be able to work well both independently and in a small team, be self-motivated, passionate and thrive off working in a fast paced environment. Supplier experience is advantageous but not necessary.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Manage sample approvals from initial fit through to production.
  • 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.

Person specifications:

  • Minimum 5 years' experience in a similar role with a fashion supplier.
  • 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.
  • Driving licence/use of car.