Experienced Garment Technologist - Childrenswear and Maternity

Specialising in childrenswear and women’s maternity fashion, our client is a successful multi-channel brand in an exciting period of accelerated growth with stores, a comprehensive website and catalogue business and expanding international customers. 

Our client is looking for an experienced Garment Technologist or Senior Garment Technologist to cover Childrenswear and Maternity wear. This is a permanent role.

This role is suitable for established technologists and perfect for someone who enjoys working at a fast pace,thrives on the challenge of working on a diverse product range and  who is ready for a step up or already working within this key role.

Technologist Responsibilities include:

  • Safeguarding that all items adhere to British Safety Standards, international compliance & labeling requirements.
  • Driving the critical path ensuring the range is produced to a high standard and on time.
  • Develop relationships with suppliers to understand their strengths and limitations; work with them on continuous improvement.
  • Preparing specification packs, fitting samples and approving stock for production.
  • Liaising with suppliers to ensure all specifications are understood and followed.
  • Approving fabrics and ensuring high quality detailing, trims and construction methods are used.
  • Efficient ownership of relevant targets on the critical path.

Senior Technologist's responsibilities will also include :  

  • Taking a senior approach in the team, acting in place of the Technical Manager both internally and externally to the company.
  • Mentoring and developing the Technical Team.
  • Review and analyse return rates feeding back to Technical Manager on periodic basis.
  • Developing strategy with Technical Manager in relation to ethical and sustainable trading.

Candidate requirements:

  • Candidates must have a background in infant and children’s wear and experience in Womenswear. Additional experience with soft goods or toys would be a bonus but not essential.
  • You will have worked directly with factories and traveled internationally. 
  • You will be a strong communicator and be able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines. 
  • Similar experience in a Brand or retail environment preferred. 

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