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Technical Manager- Ladieswear

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
REF: 4772_1717417102
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Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for technical manager or senior garment tech ready for a step up to work for this established ladies wear supplier working across Jersey woven and tailored wear. My client is a successful supplier to UK retailers and supermarkets. They are looking for a strong Technical candidate who can lead their key accounts and partner with the team there to drive improvements in product fit and quality.

This is a great role for an experienced senior technologist looking to develop their career. Supplier experience is essential for this role working on short lead and especially Morocco experience is highly beneficial for this role. You will need to be used to working in a very busy environment and confident under pressure and able to work with large volumes

Main Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Driving continuous product improvement.
  • Responsible for the approval of garments and advising on all aspects of fit, construction, and quality-related issues.
  • Attending fit meetings with customers and translating the comments to overseas factories in Morocco advising clear, commercial solutions.
  • Creating size specifications and technical packs for issues to factories
  • Working closely within the internal design, sampling, sales, and merchandising teams, and developing strong working relationships with customer's own technical teams
  • Managing the machinists workload
  • Liaise regularly with designers and customers regarding all aspects of fit, quality, and finish or products
  • Communicate all the information to technical teams within the factories offshore.

    Person Specification
  • Previous experience working with ladies jersey and woven products
  • Knowledge of Morocco highly beneficial for this role , short lead experience essential
  • Confident dealing with buyers and senior technical managers within the customer base, to solve problems.
  • Knowledge of working with or High Street Multiples
  • Supplier experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Expert knowledge of garment construction and manufacturing
  • Ability to work under pressure and to key deadlines on the Critical Path
  • Able to give clear concise technical comments to factories