Garment Technologist 6 month FTC

  • Job Reference: JS4748
  • Date Posted: 27 August 2021
  • Recruiter: u&I Search Ltd.
  • Location: Bedfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Joanne Stratton
  • Email: joannes@uandisearch.com

Job Description

The Company
Our client is an established lifestyle clothing brand who are looking for a Garment Technologist on a 6 month FTC.  The role would be responsible for delivering premium quality apparel products on time and in line with agreed strategy for each product, ensuring maximised profit margins and adhering to  brand and quality standards throughout. The Garment Technologist will work closely with the design team to ensure that expected quality standards are upheld from concept throughout production. Working to exceed the brand and quality expectations of their customers is the key focus of the role

Garment Technologist 6 month FTC - The Role:

To deliver products that reflects the brand values of protective, lightweight, packable, easy care, lightweight and versatile
Work with the Design team to ensure that all specifications of assigned products are appropriate in order to achieve the highest level of quality
To ensure the functional and quality demands of our products are met from the product briefs throughout production
Perform risk analysis at the handover stage to ensure any potential risks are identified and remedied or avoided at an early stage
Propose changes and production perspectives to improve products and ensure successful commercialization of the product during manufacturing
Alongside Design, ensure that products are fit for purpose and in line with current brand and quality expectations
Ensure that all new products, techniques and/or material combination adhere to our quality standards
Monitor quality standards of product quality at suppliers during all stages of prototyping development
Ensure products are safe and legally compliant with all appropriate legislation
Review and sign off on samples for accuracy, quality and function prior to production ensuring that all products meet business expectations
Conduct warehouse inspection on delivered bulk production as and when needed
Support our Retail and Customer Services Teams on customers queries

Garment Technologist 6 month FTC - The Candidate:

Educated to degree or similar qualification in Garment Technology or similar
Minimum 5 years experience in a similar role and/or business
Knowledge and understanding of technical apparel and sportswear a must have
Commercial awareness of designs and styles, their role in the range and cost implications
Ability to work on multi-product categories from technical waterproofs and jackets, fleece, mid-layer, shirts, trousers and accessories 
Willingness to learn and be curious about our consumers, their activities and the product end use
Knowledge, understanding and appreciation of Outdoor and Travel activities is a benefit
Must be fluent in Microsoft office
Ability and willingness to travel within UK, EU and Asia a must have
Passionate about all aspects of product development, performance technologies and innovation
Self motivated and wanting to learn and develop skills and knowledge 

Garment Technologist 6 month FTC - The Package:

Competitive salary

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