Part Time Garment Technologist

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London | Ref: BBBH30064

Up to £24000 per annum + Benefits

Part Time Garment Technologist
London/Home Based
£24,000 (3 days per week)

Company Profile
ExtraAF is an exciting new start-up that has a goal and potential to be recognised on a global scale. We want to be the first name on everyone's mind when they think of fashion or buying online. Since we are solely an e-commerce based business, having an online presence is important to us but having the best of quality product and customer satisfaction is extremely important because this directly reflects on our brand identity.

Key Responsibilities

  • Is responsible for the fit of all categories.
  • Chasing samples
  • Follow and update the critical path.
  • Arrange/manage/attend fit sessions for all product groups.
  • Prepare and relay fit comments to the factories and ensure these are accurately executed.
  • Risks assessing products in terms of safety, and with an eye on International regulations as well as British Standards.
  • Releasing a style for production with factories by creating detailed QC reports
  • Creating product specs and design packs for handover to factories within set deadlines.
  • Correct and amend block patterns according to design requests and ensure these get handed to factories within set deadlines.
  • Updating and managing graded specs and sizing standards.
  • Keep specs, grading and block patterns up to date.
  • Create, organize and manage block pattern library for own product group.
  • Support the factories where there are make or construction queries on specific garments.
  • Flag any variance in measurements and quality issues throughout a style's cycle.
  • Develop and standardize workmanship techniques for own product groups.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Has previous experience as a Senior Garment Technologist
  • Has previous experience in menswear and womenswear
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Happy to travel to fit sessions around london
  • Have your own initiative, but also be an active team member.
  • Comfortable working with the production team and communicating with factories.
  • Will be responsible for seeing a style through from pattern and fit all the way to sealing stage.
  • A good understanding and knowledge of patterns as well as the production process and methods of manufacturing is needed.
  • Should have a keen eye for detail and quality.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Should have good organizational skills and be able to manage time efficiently and prioritize tasks.
  • Candidate should enjoy problem solving and have a passion for getting things done.
  • Experience dealing with multiply offshore factories/suppliers

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