Senior Garment Technologist

Senior Garment Technologist

Do you have a keen eye for detail and a passion for creating stylish, high-quality womenswear?

Are you experienced in ensuring garments fit perfectly and meet the highest quality standards?

Can you lead and inspire a team to deliver innovative fashion products that set trends?

MacGregor Black is currently collaborating with a leading womenswear brand in search of a Senior Garment Technologist. This role offers a unique opportunity to shape the quality and fit of the brand’s product line, ensuring the highest standards are met consistently.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the design, production, and merchandising teams throughout the product development process.
  • Own and lead live fit sessions, collaborating with the design team to achieve the perfect product.
  • Create comprehensive, logical, and clearly written fit comments, complete with supporting imagery and diagrams.
  • Communicate daily with a global supply base to ensure all products meet the required fit and quality standards.
  • Prioritize workload to ensure critical business deadlines are achieved.
  • Approve care labels and test reports.
  • Approve production samples and AQL reports.
  • Own departmental product returns, investigating high-returning styles and providing solutions to meet company returns targets.
  • Develop junior team members to support progression within the department.
  • Support and educate suppliers to achieve consistent quality and fit across a global supply base.
  • Implement departmental projects to standardize and improve ways of working.
  • Work closely with the inbound QC team to improve quality and minimize customer returns.
  • Travel as required to visit the supply base and warehouse.

Requirements:

  • Previous experience as a senior technologist is preferred but not essential.
  • Preferably a degree or similar qualification within technical textiles.
  • Ability to fit accurately and at speed to ensure the brand is first to market with the latest trends.
  • Strong understanding of pattern cutting and garment construction; a pattern cutting background is preferred but not essential.
  • Attention to detail is key to maintaining the brand’s quality standards.
  • An understanding of testing and compliance is essential.
  • Passionate about the product, with a customer-focused attitude and a commercial eye.
  • Must be organized and able to lead and work efficiently as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Desire to progress and grow within the team, taking on extra responsibilities where relevant.
Country:
United Kingdom
City:
Manchester
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