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Senior Garment Technologist/ Technical Manager position in London

Info about this full time permanent job in London placed by 24 Seven closing on 12-03-2019

Senior Garment Technologist/ Technical Manager

Description: Posted by 24 Seven -

Our client is a premium womenswear brand looking for an experienced Senior Garment Technologist/Technical Manager to join their growing team in their London studio. This brand is known for their exceptional designs and attention to detail.

The role:

  • Be responsible for the technical function for the team, ensuring a smooth and efficient process
  • Work closely with the Head of Design, organise and lead weekly fittings on new styles or garment improvement on existing styles
  • Ensuring that there is consistency across all aspects of the collections
  • Overseeing the technical critical path from the design handover to the end of the development process, reporting to and working closely with the Head of Product
  • Attend weekly meetings with the development, technical and production managers/team and lead the technical aspect of these meetings
  • Clear understanding of test reports and can advise suppliers where issues arise on how to proceed
  • Liaise with design and production, studios and factories as well as managing and developing the team of technologists, pattern cutters and a fit model
  • Signing off all Technical Packs and prioritising workload amongst the technical team
  • Ensure garments are finished to the required design brief, fit and quality standard
  • Support the sourcing team in terms of trouble shooting, fit for purpose, and technical input when necessary
  • Focus on continuous improvement through the ongoing analysis of product sales and returns, customer feedback, and competitor awareness
  • Maintain a knowledge of changes in legislation – including global changes/requirements
  • Local and overseas (mainly European) travel will be required.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • 5 + years’ experience as a Womenswear Senior Garment Technologist  
  • Must have a good understanding of garment construction as well as fitting experience
  • Strong knowledge of safety and legal requirements
  • Experience in managing test reposts/fabric performance
  • To be able to work well in a team
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and understand the importance of deadlines
  • To be flexible and skilled in their category but open to develop new skills through all product types
  • Highly proficient skill set in Excel, Word and Outlook.

If you think this is the role for you, please send your CV to the email below.

Please kindly note that due to a high volume of applicants we will only be able to get back to successful individuals.

Date Posted: 12/02/2019

Listed to: 12/03/2019

Location: London, UK

Employment Type: permanent, full time 35-40 hours each week

Salary: GBP £negotiable

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