Garment Technologist

  • Job Reference: JS4603
  • Date Posted: 13 March 2020
  • Recruiter: u&i Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Leicestershire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Joanne Stratton
  • Email:

Job Description

The Company

Our client is a leading Licensed Garment supplier to the high street. They are currently recruiting a Garment Technologist to work with high street retailers and major supermarkets. 

Garment Technologist  - The Role:

  • Working to Critical Path Priorities - Chasing suppliers for required fit samples and paperwork.
  • Risk assessment of garments proposed for production from a safety point of view ( childrens wear ) and to also ensure production friendly construction.
  • Assess fit samples against previous comments - for any measurement discrepancies, incorrect make-up and overall quality etc – document the findings ready for fit sessions.
  • Attending fit sessions with customers where necessary and also fitting in house.
  • Writing up fit session notes / comments, communicating clearly to suppliers and factories any requests or amendments made by yourself or the customer. A good knowledge of customer workbooks is essential.
  • Analyse and check 3rd party AQL reports sent from factories with regards to final shipment approval.
  • Communicate Warehouse Inspection results to the supplier. Follow up on specific quality issues to ensure the problem is corrected and not repeated.
  • Keen to be innovative and creative in working methods.

Garment Technologist   - The Candidate:

  • Full UK driving license essential
  • A solid knowledge of garment construction on a range of jersey bases.
  • Garment and fabric testing knowledge would be beneficial as would a knowledge of printing / print techniques.
  • A history of working with UK High Street customers.
  • A firm understanding of creating and grading size specs is essential. Pattern cutting experience would be beneficial but not essential.
  • Organised and efficient – ability to multi-task, prioritise and work to deadlines 
  • Good communication skills and able to manage your own work load. 
  • IT literate with skills in Word, Excel and Outlook packages
  • Professional and credible with the ability to work on own initiative and also as part of the wider team.

Garment Technologist - The Package:

- Competitive depending on experience

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