Garment Technologist

Recruiter
Craig Green
Location
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Posted
14 Sep 2021
Closes
28 Sep 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic individual to join the Design and Development team at CRAIG GREEN. The successful candidate should be self-motivated, organised and looking to develop their skills within a dynamic and fast-paced creative environment.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Proto / Sampling Stage:

  • Support design in the development of product, maintaining required aesthetic and integrity, with the aim of reducing cost and improving quality
  • Provide input for efficient factory allocation
  • Developing and maintain block archive for future seasons

Production:

  • Organise and manage SMS fit, measuring all samples and noting discrepancies ahead of fit
  • Take and manage notes from SMS fit to launch PPS
  • Ensure production sign off is as Design intentions so the supplier can effectively and efficiently deliver it
  • Manage PPS process and sign off, in line with critical path
  • Manage PP pattern amends with in-house pattern cutters - create pattern cutter working schedule in line with production critical path
  • Amend tech packs/update size charts
  • Ensure garment construction methods are maintained
  • Execute continuous quality assessment 
  • Visit stores after garments have been delivered, to inspect quality and follow up with reporting
  • Manage Quality Control for production arrivals 
  • Partake in risk assessment sessions
  • Flag and manage risk in fabric construction, trim risk, fabric testing, care labels and disclaimers
  • Challenge grading to ensure best fit, manage production grading rules
  • Management of garment tech manual
  • Update production costings following PPS sign off

Qualifications: 

  • 4-5 years of relevant experience in pattern cutting and garment technology
  • Comprehensive understanding of all menswear categories, fitting and fit issues is essential
  • Experience in working directly with factories required
  • Good CAD skills
  • Thorough knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Zedonk
  • Good organizational skills and ability to multi-task 
  • Ability to work well in a team setting as well as independently

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