Head of Garment Tech

Multi Product Womenswear experience essential

South Manchester

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.