Garment Technologist - Birmingham

Ref: 98 Date Posted: Monday 25 Oct 2021
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Garment Technologist

West Midlands

We are recruiting a ladies multi product Garment Technologist for a leading Retailer.  Candidates must have a broad knowledge of multi product

This role would suit candidates who area a good team player with a proactive approach to technical product development.

Garment Technologist responsibilities include:

• Provide technical information to design and development packs, including but not restricted to measurements, block and construction details, to facilitate prototype development

• Fittings samples with the design and development team and ensuring the product fit is consistent across all categories

• Fitting and approval of bulk samples, preparing graded size charts for production to ensure a consistent fit across all sizes

• Input accurate details to the critical path taking a sample from prototype to bulk production. Alert the relevant buying, product development and production teams of any issues that may cause a delay to the agreed delivery date

• Supplier management. Maintain a regular contact with suppliers and factories throughout production and address any technical issues to ensure shipment dates are achieved

• Review production/shipment samples to confirm they adhere to all agreed standards of fit, quality, labelling and packaging.

• Assessing final AQL inspection reports where applicable and liaise with the production department to maintain required ex-factory dates

Skills and experience required

• Previous experience working as a Garment Technologist is required. Excellent knowledge of Ladieswear, fitting and construction

• Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels

• The ability to work independently within a team environment

• Computer literate is essential