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TITLE: GARMENT TECHNOLOGIST: MATERNITY COVER
REPORTS TO: Head of Product Development
Description: We are looking for a Garment Technologist to ensure Temperley London’s objectives with regards to fit, technical quality and standards of manufacture are being successfully met.
Responsible for the final sign off on fit, construction and quality of product, ensuring the collection meets both the company standards and customer expectations of manufacture within the luxury market.
Accurate measurement and preparation of samples prior to PP fit meeting.
Schedule and lead PP fitting sessions alongside the PD, design and production team.
Process detailed manufacturing comments relaying fitting and construction feedback to the factories.
Discuss and action any pattern changes with our studio team.
Signing off the graded technical specifications, ensuring fit is in line with Temperley’s agreed standard measurements.
Quality Assurance through identification and management of anticipated quality control challenges and implementation of appropriate solutions.
Work alongside Head of PD to ensure styles are sealed within the agreed timescales of the critical path.
Factory visits where possible to provide clear handover of technical specification packs/sealed PP samples prior to production commencing, ensuring all fit and quality standards are understood and maintained.
Providing daily technical support to suppliers’ post PP sign off, liaising directly with the studio team to solve any pattern queries.
Casting and booking fit models and maintaining up to date measurements prior to each fit meeting.
Working closely with production to ensure labelling reflects accurate garment care instructions and fabric compositions.
Provide support and knowledge to the production team and QC as and when manufacturing issues that arise
Regular assessment of customer feedback and returns specifically applicable to fit and quality, identifying potential improvements and putting into action follow up and if necessary technical investigations.
Awareness of new technique developments within the luxury market and carrying out store research each season to analyse new finishing’s, fabrics and trims being used.
Experience and Skills:
Strong technical knowledge of patterns, garment construction and fit.
3 + years professional experience as a garment technologist at a luxury or premium brand.
Excellent communication skills to liaise with the internal team and suppliers.
Detailed knowledge of grading.
A practical knowledge and experience of garment fitting, quality and performance.
Clear understanding and knowledge of working to a critical path.
Efficient and highly organized
Excellent attention to detail with a demonstrated ability to problem solve, and communicate with both immediate team and other departments to effect solutions.
Strong verbal & written communication skills and technical terminology.
Able to work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines; working well on own initiative and as part of a close team.
To apply please email firstname.lastname@example.org