Childrenswear Garment Technologist (Apparel)

Recruiter
Burberry
Location
London, United Kingdom
Posted
19 Jan 2022
Closes
17 May 2022
Ref
151174-en_GB
Function
Operations
Level
Manager
INTRODUCTION

At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.

JOB PURPOSE

PERSONAL PROFILE

  • Experience within a luxury brand is ideal but not essential, also open to a retail technical background. 
  • Understanding of production methods, production cycle and garment construction 
  • Knowledge of global CHW safety requirements and legislation  
  • Good understanding of Grading, pattern cutting, pattern adaptation, grading and garment specifications 
  • Highly organised and driven by processes 
  • Must have excellent communication skill, self-motivated, attention to detail, strong team player is crucial  
  • Flexible adapting to changing trends of business and/or ad hoc projects 
  • IT skills -Ms office( Word, Excel, etc ), MS Outlook.  Knowledge of PLM, Teams is ideal but not essential 


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support end to end process from sketch launch to delivery in terms of quality, fit, grading and construction  
  • Support  Design and product development team to develop the initial technical specification packs to enable suppliers to proceed with proto sampling. 
  • Risk assessment of all product for Safety/ global legislations/ fabric/trim suitability in relation to construction and functionality. 
  • Measuring garments and entering fit comments and technical specifications into the PLM system. 
  • Responsible for the fitting product on model/mannequin, and providing clear guidance to the vendors how to carry out required alteration 
  • Management of garment testing process with external test houses during development to advise care label/disclaimers and Resolution of test failures  
  • Support team and vendors in block development and ensuring correct blocks are used throughout. 
  • Creation and updating garment construction and standards manuals 
  • Monitor returns from stores, Hub failures, and sales feedback. Establish reasons for returns and implement lessons learnt to prevent re-occurring issues. 

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FOOTER

Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || London || SC CENTRAL OPERATIONS || PRODUCT ENGINEERING - RTW || n/a ||

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