Assistant / Junior Garment Technologist - Manchester

Ref: 101 Date Posted: Monday 29 Nov 2021
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Assistant/ Junior Garment Technologist

Experience on Swimwear and or Lingerie essential

Manchester 

My client are recruiting an Assistant Garment Technologist to work with major store groups over a number of product categories including Swimwear, Nightwear and Accessories.

With the ongoing expansion of the business this is an exciting opportunity for you to be part of our Creative team.  

• Working on multiple products across; Swimwear, Lingerie, Nightwear, Fitness including Seamless, Footwear, Accessories involving Women’s, Men’s and Children’s

• Managing own product area as well as assisting Technologists in other product areas

• Measuring sealing samples comprising of first fits, second fits, pre-production, shipment samples  in line with critical path deadlines

• Assisting in the resolution of fit, quality and construction issues

• Conduct fit sessions for own product area

• Attending fit sessions, taking accurate notes and photos to aid in adding comments to the workbooks for each style

• Following the critical path, chasing and logging sample submissions and packaging details from suppliers Updating the weekly Critical Path meeting spreadsheet

• Approving care labels and updating wash care information

• Assisting in sending out test request forms and approving garment test reports, ensuring brand standards and quality are met. Knowledge of Garments testing and current legislation is beneficial

• Reviewing fits and returns information, to improve fit and quality standards

• Must have a degree in a similar field, knowledge and experience in lingerie and swimwear is beneficial/preferred

• Previous experience essential, a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role.

• Must have knowledge of pattern cutting, grading and construction

• Knowledge of garment & fabric testing is advantageous

• Must have attention to detail and accuracy skills

• Strong communication skills

• Must be fully computer literate