Junior Garment Technologist

  • Location
    Poole, Dorset
  • Category
    Retail - Fashion
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Salary
    £ 22000 - £ 25000 / Year
  • OrganizationType
    Office













































Reports to



The Senior Garment Technologist



Relationships



Working with colleagues (across all business levels)
Regular contact with overseas suppliers.


Overseas travel may be required.







Responsibilities



Supporting the Senior Garment Technologist in the Fit & development of production in multi product categories will include:



Development :


� Measuring garments accurately, assessing construction and quality of the garments including fabric quality, colours and print and logging in the workbooks ready for fitting.


� Analyse samples and establish desired fit by assisting and notetaking in regular fit sessions.


� Effectively communicate with overseas factories on fit and construction requirements across development and production samples.


� Update graded spec's once required fit has been establish and manage continuity of specs in later seasons.


� Ensure final specs are as required, any changes which may impact cost/ delivery or design are communicated to the relevant teams / persons.


� Maintain basic blocks - to ensure consistency is maintained across all product areas and seasons are met.


Production:


� Approving all care labels, test and QC reports ensuring company standards & legal requirements are met.


� Coordinating QC with the production manager for bulk deliveries.


� Monitoring all complaints including fit, identifying common / recurring faults, and taking appropriate action.


� Maintain clear records of all procedures with documentation of the products history.


� Working with the heads of department to ensure the company's critical path maintains on track for development and production.









Performance measures



� Deadlines are achieved and problems solved or escalated


� Samples & product arrives as specified and on time







Skills



� A degree in fashion and some experience in the industry in similar role.


� Excellent knowledge and understanding of fabric, garment fit and pattern cutting.


� Multi product/ apparel background.


� Excellent working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft office.


� Good understanding of garment construction and cost implications of amending fit.


� Understanding and knowledge of industry specific testing and compliance standards.


� Willing and able to monitor and progress chase factories for samples and production. (CP management)


� Experience measuring accurately.







Key Attributes



� Good organiser


� Strong written and verbal skills


� Good communicator


� Ability to work independently or as part of a team


� Confident and self-motivated


� Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines


� Punctual & efficient


� Commercial & Market awareness


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