• Garment Technologist London
  • Sosandar in London, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 3 weeks ago

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Garment Technologist
An exciting opportunity to join a growing, fast paced Fashion brand as a Garment Technologist. You would be responsible for technical fitting of our Daywear Dresses & Tops.

You will have experience of setting measurement standards, have a critical fashion product eye and able to deliver flattering, sexy, chic fitting garments that delivers a positive impact on our returns KPI’s.

What you'll be doing
To manage live model fit sessions. Product fits are fast paced and are a collaborative approach with buying and design teams. Attention to detail is key and ability to work at speed is necessary.
Fitting and approving physical samples with established blocks using brand standardised templates and gradings.
Creation of comprehensive, clear, and logical written comments complete with supporting imagery and diagrams for suppliers to understand and achieve the desired product fit and quality.
Strong understanding of test reports and chemical compliance to ensure the... product meets customer and brand expectations.
Strong understanding of pattern adjustments to support suppliers correctly and efficiently, improving fit and reducing sample quantity.
Strong understanding of garment construction to ensure the best possible methods are used within cost and to achieve a premium and durable finish.
Understanding of product returns and implementing improvements based on the products performance.
Ability to support other members of the Technical team with fit and quality queries and be an advisory to other functions within the business such as Buying Design, Merch and Sourcing.
Understanding of fabric characteristics and behaviour for product suitability.
Comprehensive understanding of factory production line processes.
Customer focused. Responding to all customer queries relating to product fit and quality as a priority to support the customer service team.
Maintaining the critical path with accuracy and consistency so visibility of the product progression is easily accessible to all functions within the business.
Strong communication skills with a focus on building strong supplier relationships

About you
3 Years’ experience minimum within a womenswear function with strong understanding and experience in Dresses / Tops.
Strong knowledge of fabric bases and how they perform on the body
Ability to fit accurately and at speed is a necessity.
Collaborative and clear communicator. Ability to work with the wider product team such as Buying Design, Merchandise, Marketing and Sourcing and building successful working relationships both internally and within the supply base.
Organised, agile and able to prioritise within a busy office environment where change of priorities is frequent.
Active contributor to product discussions, sharing of ideas and new processes to improve best practice.
Supportive, fair, and motivational to work with.
Confident in their ability and able to voice opinions and ideas in a professional manner.
Enthusiastic about product and constantly seeks to make improvements for the brand and customer.

What's in it for you?
25 days paid holiday pro-rata, plus bank holidays, plus your birthday off!
Holiday buy scheme
40% employee discount
4% employer pension via salary sacrifice
Employee Assistance Programme (private GP consultations, prescriptions, physiotherapy, counselling, shopping discounts) for you, your partner and kids
Life Assurance 4x your salary

Weekly hours: 35 per week

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