Garment Technologist

  • Location:

    Bolton, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Fashion

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £26,000 - £30,000

  • Contact:

    Halecroft Recruitment Ltd

  • Contact email:

    register@halecroftrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    111

  • Published:

    2 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Lydia Whitelegg

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-19

We have an exciting opportunity for a Garment Technologist to work for a progressive and growing business based in Bolton.  Your role will involve working closely with the designers to ensure the design suits the production method.

Role 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 regarding amendment to 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
  • Managing issues with 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
  • Organising weekly production meetings with Production Manager
  • Overall responsibility for the development of garments from purchase order through to production ensuring they perform to tech pack, approved quality, and fit

Experience and Expertise: -

  • 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 a successful working relationship with colleagues and factories.