Womenswear Junior Pattern Cutter

Nadine Merabi
Manchester, UK
From £22,000
23 Nov 2021
08 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Title: Womenswear Junior Pattern Cutter
Salary: From 22k
Closing Date: 1/12/2021

Who We Are
NADINE MERABI is Luxury Ready To Wear, unmistakable pieces to inspire lasting moments. Based in the heart of Manchester, UK - experiencing huge global growth, we are now searching for the best talent in the industry as Team MERABI grows.
NADINE MERABI was designed out of necessity and created by a woman with a vision. Nadine Merabi is a self-taught seamstress, driven by the desire to create luxury, forward-thinking and conscious fashion where she saw a space in the industry. Partnered by Blue Wilson, an innovative International Business graduate, Nadine and Blue are trailblazers for the future of fashion.
From the initial spark of inspiration to the very final stitch, the team ensures that every woman in MERABI looks and feels her finest. Today their collections are adored by clients, celebrities and dress some of the most influential people in the world.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone to make their mark at a fast-paced, luxury global fashion brand.

Where the Womenswear Junior pattern cutter sits:
You'll be responsible for supporting the design team to develop products within an end-to-end development process - concept to production - supporting patterns for new blocks and seasonal styles. This role is an exciting opportunity to develop a large skill set. We are looking for a highly creative Junior Pattern cutter to work across womenswear multi-product. Your focus will be on high quality products with perfect fit.

Roles & Responsibilities:
● Working closely with the design team and head pattern cutter to create patterns and prototypes and have creative input as and when required.
● Work closely with the product team to ensure all technical and design elements are followed through to production.
● Work closely with the head pattern cutter on new developments and amendments using digital software and manual patterns.
● Use Excel to create technical specification sheets and workbooks when required
● Record fit/pattern amends throughout the sealing procedure
● Liaise with factories and design to update comments, manual patterns and electronic files.
● Make minor pattern amendments for final design approval using the gerber CAD system or manually.
● Produce detailed technical specification sheets for each style which will support the quality control team.
● Responsible for ensuring each style has a smooth run to production with minimal fit issues/delays along with the design team.
● Ensure the digital and manual pattern library is kept up to date.

Skills & Experience:
● At least 2 years' experience in a similar role
● Ideally, you will have some knowledge of gerber or other digital pattern system
● Excellent knowledge of Excel & graded size charts
● Ability to interpret Designers drawings
● Strong attention to detail
● Naturally confident with strong communication skills - both written and verbally.
● Highly organised with strong time management skills.
● Independent but enjoy working in a team and have a flexible approach to working.
● Fluent in spoken and written English
Values & Behaviours
We know that the right people are our most valuable asset. We strive to hire excellent people to nurture and develop within our business to grow with us for the long run. We hire, invest and promote people that demonstrate our values through their daily behaviours.
- You generate positive energy and energise others.
- You are a problem solver, solution orientated with a can do attitude.
- You’re a grafter - no task is too big or small for you, you’ll get stuck in whatever you need to.
- You drive your projects forward with intensity and are committed to driving-results collaboratively, we bring ideas to life in weeks rather than months.
- You get, give and encourage candid feedback so we can get better at what we do.
- You interact with mutual respect, cooperative, caring and helpful behaviour.
- You don't live in a world of good enough - you live in a world where we can do better and expect excellence from yourself and your teammates every day.

What’s in it for you
- Regular team socials
- Opportunity to travel with work
- Weekly free P.T and Meditation sessions
- Flexible working opportunity
- Generous staff discount on all MERABI products
- Dedicated days to furthering skills and personal development
- Work as a part of a unique and rapidly growing team
- Opportunity to make your mark in a globally known and expanding company

NADINE MERABI is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment, where all of our employees have equal access to opportunities and everyone’s voices are heard. We respect and value all differences (seen and unseen) and strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds, which will be considered regardless of race, colour, religion or belief, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, pregnancy and maternity, disability or age.