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Senior Garment Technologist (TGS1451) – £40-£45k

Senior Garment Technologist (TGS1451) – £40-£45k

  • Technologists
  • London

Location: London

Type: Permanent

Industry: Ladieswear

Job Ref: TGS1451

The Company:

A fantastic opportunity for a Senior Garment Technologist to join an established supplier of ladies fashion to the high street retailers and grocers.

The Role:

  • Carrying out garment fits for ladieswear, taking note of required alterations for the desired fit of the garment.
  • Working with soft separates and woven’s.
  • Mainly office based with travel throughout London to meet clients.
  • Working to a 6 – 8-week lead time.
  • Communicating fit comments and sample amendments to suppliers and factories in a clear, concise and timely manner, working to the critical path.
  • Working out size specifications, issuing tech packs and graded specs to the factory.
  • Carrying out quality evaluations to ensure that the bulk production meets required specifications.
  • Carrying out checks for bulk production, comparing with approved fits/specs and ensuring that the fit is consistent across the range, making sure that garments meet quality and standards needed.
  • Documenting all changes and fit adjustments, comments and measurements systematically.
  • Ensuring all technical details/updates are passed over to merchandising so that critical paths can be kept up to date.
  • Conducting investigations if bulk is not as per approvals, liaising with suppliers and factories on required changes.
  • Processing claims if the bulk is not as per approval/the product is not moving fast/returns are high.
  • Ensuring all suppliers follow supplier compliance.
  • Reading and providing advice on test reports and the suitability of fabrics.
  • Working alongside Designers, Buyers and Merchandisers to improve production efficiency and quality.
  • Liaising with suppliers involved in the production process.

Skills Required:

  • MUST HAVE a minimum of 5 years relevant experience.
  • Relevant qualification at degree or equivalent level in fashion and textiles.
  • Working within a ladies supplier is advantageous.
  • Must have worked with Woven’s and Soft Separates.
  • Experience of fitting, grading, pattern adjustments, garment construction and quality standards.
  • Knowledge of production methods.
  • Understanding of textile properties.
  • Proven ability to convey technical detail clearly.
  • Proficient user of Illustrator, Photoshop or any other CAD programs and Microsoft and Excel.
  • Exceptional communication, organisation and prioritisation skills.
  • Travel when required to factories.
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