Junior Garment Technologist

Junior Garment Technologist

Cheshire

Salary – upto £22k

Approx 2 years experience

ObjectivesGarment Technologist

  • Supporting the sales, design and buying teams through all stages of garment product development, from design to manufacture.
  • Improving production efficiency and quality of products.
  • Ensure that the product is fit for purpose and carry out quality control tests.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities Garment Technologist

  • High level of technical knowledge and strong practical skills
  • Thorough understanding of construction, fit, and sealing processes
  • The ability to work as part of a team and as an individual
  • Problem-solving skills and decision-making ability
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Attend fit sessions to agree blocks and fits with customers.
  • Liaising with designers, adapting designs to suit production methods
  • Liaising with overseas factories and customers on a daily basis
  • Critical path management 
  • Maintain excellent working relationships with both off shore factories and UK customers and colleagues.
  • Chasing samples
  • Sending concise comments to factories 
  • Creating & maintaining detailed workbooks for a style once booked
  • Fitting garments until they are sealed, passing on accurate information to pattern cutters and factories accordingly
  • Creating graded specs
  • Learning each of the clients fit procedures and processes
  • Risks assessing products in terms of safety, and with an eye on International regulations as well as British Standards.

Skill Requirements: – Garment Technologist

  • Excellent organisational & communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel)
  • Able to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent communication and computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel)
  • Attention to detail

Further Requirements – Garment Technologist

  • Positive can do attitude
  • Team player
  • Problem solver
  • Calm under pressure
  • Self motivated
  • Conscientious