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Garment Tech

£32-45k | London | Permanent

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support the design team through all stages of garment creation from design to manufacture; ensuring garments are created to the required specifications and timelines.
  • Managing technical aspects from sizing, quality & testing.
  • Measure and review prototype samples and size sets before fitting to ensure they conform to size, design and construction specifications.
  • Conduct fit sessions and document comments and images.
  • Communicate fit, quality and construction requirements clearly for suppliers to follow.
  • Co-ordinate and prioritise all fittings from 1st proto to pre-production to ensure seasonal timelines are met.
  • Evaluating the suitability of potential fabrics and trims.
  • Reviewing shipment samples, factory AQL and bulk testing.
  • Demonstrate an innovative and creative approach to critical thinking and decision-making.
  • Travel to factories if required, both in Europe and the Far East.

 

EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a garment technologist, preferably within sportswear.
  • Understanding and knowledge of garment construction, technical fabrics and the relevant testing.
  • Proficient in grading for the required product areas.
  • Attention to detail is essential.
  • Can demonstrate initiative, problem solving and negotiation skills.
  • Strong communication & organisational skills and able to work under pressure.
  • Ability to anticipate technical problems and implement actions to avoid.
  • Personal accountability and integrity.
  • MS office system proficiency essential and illustrator knowledge preferred.
  • Ability to work alone as well as positively within a small team.

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Reference: HOM- Garment tech

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