Junior Garment Technologist – Contract

Junior Garment Technologist – Contract

Ref: JO-2003-107909 | £150.00 - £250.00 per day | Location:Radlett, Hertfordshire, England | Added:17/03/20

IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE CONTRACT POSITION – Quest Search & Selection are partnering with a successful high street and online retailer who are currently looking for a Junior Garment technologist to join their Womenswear department.

You will support the Technologist to lead the team to deliver the department quality and work closely with the product teams to deliver a commercial range that maximises sales and profit opportunities.

As a Junior Garment Technologist, your main responsibilities will be:

  • Paying close attention to the production techniques and sampling of garments
  • Providing knowledge on the development process while paying close attention to quality and fit
  • Seasonally review the spec library to add/amend as required using customer feedback/benchmarking
  • Attending weekly meetings with buying and design teams to provide technical support on production processes
  • Ensuring that all products are in line with legal and industry standards.
  • Identify product risk at sign off and with buyer and supplier to mitigate quality risks
  • Work with buying and design team to ensure specs are created in time for tech pack deadlines
  • Support in the Sourcing of Product to deliver quality, value and continuity of supply in line with our company aims
  • Regularly review competitor’s garments to review block specifications to deliver customers best fit in the market
  • Developing an understanding of price margins for products

To be successful in this Junior Garment Technologist position, you must have:

  • Experienced assistant or junior technologist, especially in Womenswear
  • Ideally has understanding of multi-product womenswear materials and product types including technicalities of garments
  • Ability to fit and seal a product on the stand, then translate in clear and concise fit comments
  • That you have an understanding of manufacturing processes including product and fabric construction
  • Excellent communication skills in order to maintain relationships with design teams
  • Degree Level or relevant discipline.
  • Ensuring fit comments are issued within agreed timeframes
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft office programmes including Word, Excel, and Outlook.

The brand prides itself on good quality, fast fashion products that are trend-led for the whole family!

If you feel you have the right skills and expertise for this multi-product role and are immediately available for currently a 1-2 months contract, please apply to this vacancy with your most updated CV quoting the reference JO-2003-107849.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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