This job has expired

Senior Garment Technician, Woven Womenswear

Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Closing date
8 Nov 2022

Job Details

  • Responsible for approval, continuous product and process improvement through technical quality initiatives, prevention, and risk management
  • Participate in fit meetings and collaborate across functional and global teams (internally and externally) on all technical aspects to create and deliver products reflecting Tommy EU premium brand
  • Onboard new vendors and provide continuous training to existing factories to enhance brand knowledge and elevate the quality
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with our Amsterdam teams, regional teams, vendors, and cross-functional partners globally
  • Work closely with internal and external team to manage sample T&A - Assisting where prompt conversation with vendors & action is needed

Primary Function
  • Provide Technical support around fit and pattern integrity to the home office, regional offices, and factory during product development, sample fit, and PP approval
  • Ensure Fit and PP sample development and execution meet design requirements, appropriate use of blocks to maximize and instils product consistency
  • Review and reduce unnecessary construction change, Drive good technical design practice to effect cost reduction through garment engineering
  • Perform risk analysis and suggest alternative methods
  • Ad hoc projects as assigned by Management

Product Execution and Risk Assessment
  • Review Proto, Fit, and PPS to ensure that they conform to design specifications, sample size, and gradation for 'Right First Time' sampling and size sets
  • Responsible for daily communication on design intent from Proto through to Pre-production approval. Where concerns arise, act proactively to provide cost-effective directional and production viable solution/s
  • Evaluate garment construction and quality to identify possible risks, and partner with a vendor to provide alternative suggestions upstream

Ownership and Accountability
  • Own technical development of allocated woven styles - Men / Women
  • Provide technical advice and support to PD, Merchants, Vendors, and Factories to meet set margins
  • Category handle - Casual /Soft woven - 90% Womenswear Jacket, Dresses, Tops, Skirts, and 10% Men
  • Act as the 'go-between' between our EU head office in Amsterdam, SVC and vendor/factory
  • Maintain data Integrity - Compile, analyze and document fitting comments in our PLM SYSTEM

Vendor Support and Training
  • Regularly visit the factory for face-to-face training, to see new production methods/machines, and to communicate fit comments allowing for faster approval with minimum sample iteration
  • Onboard new vendors and educate existing ones to understand Tommy's DNA and handwriting to create cost-effective, production-viable samples that will not compromise on design intent, functionality, and aesthetics
  • Train vendors to identify and call out potential issues concerning design interpretation, construction, measurement, workmanship, and fitting upstream
  • Support FCFT, our vendor empowerment training program, and select or identify programs/styles suitable for the vendor to own the Fit Approval

  • Diploma or above in Technical Design, Pattern Grading or equivalent preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience
  • Excellent knowledge of pattern making, construction, fitting, workmanship, grading, testing and manufacturing excellence
  • Learning mindset, able to manage own self-development to take advantage of PVH U learning
  • Organized and detailed oriented, takes immediate action to resolve issues and is able to convey technical information clearly in simple terms
  • Calibrated mindset which builds good working relationships and team spirit
  • Excellent communication skills to communicate effectively across the team and organization.
  • Experience of PLM, knowledge of CAD for pattern making & 3D or equivalent to Browzwear
  • Strong MS Office Skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Outlook).
  • Good command of written and spoken English


About PVH Corp.
PVH is one of the most admired fashion and lifestyle companies in the world.

We power brands that drive fashion forward – for good.

Our brand portfolio includes the iconic CALVIN KLEIN and TOMMY HILFIGER brands.  We market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands. PVH has over 40,000 associates operating in over 40 countries and $9.9 billion in annual revenues. That's the Power of Us. That’s the Power of PVH.



Find Us
1013 AP

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert