12 month contract
Salary £25k-£28k dependant on experience
The role will involve: –
Multi Product Womenswear experience essential
Competitive Senior Salary
Our client is currently looking for a Senior Garment Tech or Current Manager to step in to a Head of Garment Tech role.
Working closely with Buying, Design, Marketing aswell as with Suppliers and factories.
The right candidate will be able to strategically execute the vision of the garments in the most commercial way, ensure that the fit and sealing process is accurate and on time, whilst also being able to strategically identify through sales and returns best and worst practice and implement processes and solutions as a result.
The ideal candidate will have:
Experience of managing a team
Experience and success of managing workflow and output of a tech department.
Multi product experience from knitwear, jersey and woven to denim, leather, and outerwear
Highly skilled technically, with both a detailed but commercial eye and experience of executing all technical details involved in the process of producing clothing.
Understanding of how different fabrics behave.
Ability to work very quickly, whilst maintaining quality and accuracy.
Experience of working with suppliers overseas. Must be able to work with suppliers clearly and effectively to build relationships and liaise on all technical matters efficiently.
Interpersonal skills be able to collaborate across all other departments.
Thrive in a fast-paced changing environment where you constantly need to adapt to new challenges.
Salary £25k – £28k
Garment Technologist – The Role:
Garment Technologist – The Candidate:
Ideal candidate may have approx 2 years experience as a Garment Tech, Product Developer or on Gerber.
Working in a fast moving, high pressure, procedure driven environment, the main focus of a Design Engineer will include the design and development of new products, introducing major changes to existing products and producing technical documentation to support the product through qualification and production. The Design Engineer will be expected to design products in accordance with a customer design brief, which will be subjected to rigorous testing in line with the intended end use, whilst designing a product which is fit for mass production.
|Analysis of customer requirements. |
Development of design concepts.
Detailed pattern design using GERBER.
Participation in design reviews and customer meetings.
Preparation of design documentation.
Create detailed design drawings using AutoCAD and photography.
Support manufacturing sites through New Product Introduction activities.
Support prototype development working closely with machinists.
Participate in Design for Manufacture reviews.
Technical liaison (Internal business meetings, Sales support, Tender support).
Hold technical reviews with suppliers to optimise design for quality and cost.
Provide customer support as required throughout the development process.
Support testing events, on-site and off-site.
Garment / Product Design
Gerber Pattern Design Software
Auto CAD Software
Understanding of Clothing Manufacturing
Understanding of Product Validation, testing and qualification
Technical documentation compilation (report writing, standard operating procedures, qualification documentation)
Manchester City Centre
Salary: £18,054.00-£22,000.00 per year
Your new company
A established and reputable fashion clothing company based in Manchester now have an exciting new job opportunity for an Import Merchandiser to join one of their own brands.
With this brand currently going through a massive growth we now need an Import Merchandiser who can work closely with the Designer and Technical team.
You will work closely with Buyers from know fashion websites as well as our own website.
Covering mens and Ladieswear product.
Raising orders to factories
Managing Critical Path
Attending meetings in London with the customer
Working with the design team on approvals
Checking reports for the Buyer and preparing stock figures
Working closely with overseas factories and liaising via email and telephone.
Preparing technical packs to be sent out to the factories
Checking samples and assisting the QC when required
Fantastic opportunity for someone with 18 months plus experience and a passionate individual who loves fashion.