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Garment Technologist – Nightwear (TGN4569) – Up to £29k DOE

Garment Technologist – Nightwear (TGN4569) – Up to £29k DOE

Location: North West

Type: Permanent

Industry: Ladieswear

Job Ref: TGN4569

The Company:

A fantastic opportunity for a Garment Technologist is required to join a successful supplier of clothing to retailers including M&S, Next, Tesco, Zara, Primark, Mango, John Lewis etc. This is a full time, permanent role. This is an office-based role working Monday to Friday 9am-5pm. The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar role and be looking to develop their career in a fast-paced environment.

Benefits:

  • 23 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Small, friendly, family run company
  • Established for over 15 years
  • Early finish on a Friday (4pm)

The Role:

  • Reporting to the Technical Manager.
  • Ensuring that garments are being produced to the required quality standard and that manufacturing is measured within tolerance.
  • Discussing new designs with the design department and Merchandisers and helping to decide the best way to manufacture.
  • Working out size specifications for initial and graded bulk size charts.
  • Liaising with customers and working with the Far East Factories.
  • Working with the Garment Tech Team as well as being able to use your own initiative.
  • Create, update, and maintain product workbooks.
  • Responsible for obtaining the final inspection report supplied by the supplier prior to shipment
  • Communicating with High Street customers.
  • Communicating with factories in the UK and Far East.
  • Pattern cutting – including cutting a pattern from scratch.
  • Compile and complete workbooks.
  • Create technical specifications and measuring samples.
  • Measuring garments and resolving any issues.
  • Producing quality inspection reports to communicate required product improvements.
  • Attending fit meetings and relaying comments back to factories
  • Making sure correct fabrics are being used, correct trims and packaging as well.
  • Work to the Critical path to meet deadlines.
  • Checking pre-production and production samples meet the required quality and aesthetic standards.
  • Inspecting incoming goods against sealing samples to required standards and resolving any issues.
  • Ensuring sealing and all samples are stored and labelled correctly at all times.
  • Suggesting improvements/amendments to quality system where appropriate.
  • Work with suppliers to continually improve quality and ethical standards.
  • Maintaining appropriate documentation.
  • Other duties as required.

Skills Required:

  • Have experience in a similar role working for a supplier with similar Retailers.
  • Have a Fashion Degree (or similar).
  • Have pattern cutting skills.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Highly organised with strong time management skills.
  • Computer literate (preferably familiar with Adobe Photoshop, Excel, Word, Access etc).
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines, multitask and thrive in a busy office environment.
  • Ability to travel as and when required to meet with Buyers and suppliers.
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