A well-established supplier of fast fashion, trend driven knitwear is recruiting for an experienced Garment/Knitwear Technologist. Part of a busy technical team, you will be working with a variety of womens and menswear retailers, to provide innovation, the best service and quality possible.
Knitwear Technologist - The Role
- To take ownership of knitwear styles from the design team once the garment has been sold.
- Responsible for approval of garments and advising on all aspects on fit, construction and quality related issues.
- Creating size specifications and technical packs for issue to factories.
- Ensuring samples are developed from initial stage to finished production sample are commercially viable, checked and approved according to customer requirement.
- Attending fit sessions as required, relaying fit comments and amendments to factories.
- Staying up to date with innovations and developments in knitwear production, working with factories to develop styles.
- Working closely within internal design, sampling, sales and merchandising teams, and to develop strong working relationships with customers' own technical teams.
Knitwear Technologist - The Candidate
- Previous experience in garment technology with a background in knitwear.
- Excellent understanding of the manufacturing processes and garment construction.
- Great team player but equally able to work on own initiative.
- Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
- A keen eye for detail and a passion for product.
- Strong and effective communication skills and ability to build positive relationships with customers, suppliers and team members.
- Experience of dealing with offshore factories/suppliers. Able to travel to develop relationships, develop new product and troubleshoot.
- Confident Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and Outlook
- Ability to travel, UK and offshore
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