Menswear Garment Technologist

Branded Menswear

North West – Manchester

Salary £25-£30k banding – dependant on experience

Garment Technologist roles and responsibilities 

  • Measuring, assessing and fitting samples prior to fit sessions.
  • Managing fit sessions to ensure accuracy of information and product.
  • Providing clear instructions to overseas factories with amendment images/drawings.
  • Managing test reports and working with factories to improve standards. Approving fabric testing and care labels.
  • Working alongside the development team to aid with garment and fabric issues.
  • Issues with both online and wholesale orders due to garment fit or quality.  
  • Checking fabrics and trims on Production Samples to ensure they are within approved quality and appearance.
  • Organizing weekly production meetings with Production Manager.
  • Having overall responsibility for the development of garments from purchase order through toproduction ensuring they perform to tech pack, approved quality and fit.

The candidate will need:

  • Relevant experience in multi-product outerwear and a keen eye for detail.
  • Excellent practical technical skills
  • A sound understanding of supplier procedures, the critical path process
  • The ability to confidently attend and contribute to fit meetings and manage follow up procedures.
  • The ability to build and maintain successful working relationships with colleagues and factories.