Established Garment Technologist (Maternity Cover)
URBN Community
United Kingdom
3d ago

We are looking for a Senior / Established Garment Technologist to join our Technical team on a maternity cover basis.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Deputising to Head of Technical
  • Coaching, managing and supporting junior members of the team
  • Ensuring department standards are maintained
  • Ensuring garments meet customers’ expectations in terms of performance and fit, whilst conforming to prevailing legislation and regulations.
  • Manage own product classes carrying out a range of technical, investigative work to ensure the product is delivered to the best of standards.
  • Conduct and manage garment fittings with live model
  • Effectively communicate with the global supply chain
  • Managing factory base, including ethical compliance, and feeding into the business sourcing strategy
  • Commercial decision making
  • Test report approvals and analysis
  • Quality control reporting and analysis of product returns
  • Driving and delivering on projects in line with business requirements
  • REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 8-10 years’ experience
  • Experienced team leader who knows how to get the best out of a team
  • Strong leadership skills and autonomy to manage self
  • A confident decision maker with a flexible approach
  • Good problem-solving mindset
  • Excellent relationship builder - internal relationships that are critical will be with the technical team, buying team, design team as well as cross functional relationships in the EU and NA
  • Excellent communication skills, technical training and understanding of pattern cutting needed
  • Strong knowledge of fabric, garment construction, technical drawing, measuring and fitting also required
  • Knowledge of manufacturing and multi product is imperative
  • Multi-product womenswear and menswear a benefit
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