Senior Garment Technologist - Seamless Product

Recruiter
Gymshark
Location
Solihull
Posted
31 Jan 2019
Closes
01 Mar 2019
Sector
Hair & Beauty
Contract Type
Full Time

Gymshark want to continue creating and innovating game-changing gym apparel and in order to succeed in that, we need to also continue growing our apparel team.

What you'll be doing:

  • Fitting seamless garments to a high standard and gathering accurate information to create detailed comment forms to send to suppliers
  • Work with Materials Development team to analyse and resolve any fabric issues
  • To lead a range of technical, investigative work to ensure the product is delivered to the best of standards
  • Organise and plan wearer trails, ensuring our garments don’t only look great they perform too
  • Work closely with buyers and designers to crate new garment specs
  • Keeping critical paths up to date, communicating any changes to the merchandiser, product and trading teams
  • Effectively communicate the global supply chain
  • Thorough checks of all samples submitted across all development stages – Ensuring all fabrics meet Gymshark standards
  • Keeping spec standards high, communicating effectively throughout the business internally and externally
  • You will work with your direct reports to ensure they are continually progressing and therefore meet their own, fullest potential and future operational, strategic needs

What you'll need:

  • Proven knowledge in seamless or knitted garment construction
  • Thorough understanding of seamless factory methods and production
  • Ability to measure and grade to a high standard
  • Good knowledge of Excel e.g. Tech Packs
  • Superior knowledge of sportswear fabrics and testing methods
  • Understanding of critical paths
  • Experience in people management, able to motivate and encourage reportee's
  • Experience using a PLM system
  • Ability to train and develop your staff in areas of expertise

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