Garment Technologist (1 year maternity cover)

Fashion And Retail Personnel
West Midlands Region
20000.00 - 29999.00 GBP Annual
05 Sep 2017
27 Sep 2017
Hair & Beauty
Contract Type
Garment Technologist

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Garment Technologist to join a design led supplier of licensed fashion, based in the East Midlands. You will be a well organised, team player with the ability to ensure that the product is developed from concept through to production on time and to the correct quality standards.

The role:
*Attend fit and pre productions meetings, with and the retailer when necessary.
*Ensure Lab Dips, Print Strike-Off, Trims, Bulk Fabric are correct and submitted to the Critical Path dates.
*Ensure print positions are obtained from the off shore office and gain approval from buying on placements
*Provide all necessary test reports to Customers according to their internal procedures by either email or upload onto customer website, etc.
*Take ownership of Technical Critical path for your own retailer accounts and prepare for weekly CP meetings with team
*Request & evaluate AQL reports for all of your account styles / orders prior to shipment leaving the factory.
*Visit and conduct final inspections at UK warehouse if the need arises
*General housekeeping with filing, sample and test report archiving
*Visit off shore factories / in country offices if and when necessary.

The candidate:
*Previous experience in a Garment Technologist role
*Knowledge of Word and Excel
*Able to work to deadlines
*Good attention to detail
*Able to think proactively and outside the box
*Ability to prioritise tasks
*Team player
*Able to communicate clearly