Garment Technologist – Menswear Apparel & Accessories

Salary £25k-£33k dependant on experience

Manchester

Job Description

  • Working closely with the Designers and Directors to develop our branded products which are fit for purpose.
  • Assist with measuring & sending comments on samples, this would be across menswear and accessories.
  • Assist with the checking of submissions sent from the factories including lab dips, bulk fabric and print submissions.
  • Ensuring that the products follow all safety standards and meet minimum requirements on testing.
  • Working to a critical path to ensure that the development process is smooth and that the ex-factory dates are maintained.
  • Communicating with multiple factories to ensure the production process is on track.
  • QC check production & feedback to factories.
  • General day to day organisation is required, including organising samples, archiving old samples & creating/removing submission files.
  • Support with managing log of brand returns.
  • The role is based at head office.
  • Holding fit sessions and advising on problems on fit.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, ambitious individual to join our design team as a garment technologist/product developer.

You’ll play a key role in developing the products from initial design stage all the way through to them landing online.

We are looking for an organised, self-motivator who can take ownership of their responsibilities whilst working closely with the rest of the design team.

There is also room for progression in the role.

  • Fashion and technical qualification to degree level
  • Minimum of 3 years experience within a similar role in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility to travel as the role will include trips to the warehouses & overseas factory visits.
  • Confident using Outlook, Excel and Word.
  • An understanding of garment construction is key, as is a knowledge of grading and grade rules
  • Must be organised and have a proactive approach
  • Must hold a full clean UK driving license and In date passport