Garment Technician: Sportswear Uniforms

Job Detail

  • Career Level Executive
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Reporting to the Production Designer, your primary role will be in supporting the technical development of our cut & sew design requests, ensuring high standards of both quality and fit for our ever evolving school/uniform wear & sports wear customers.

  • Creation of CADS for our tech packs to assist the factory in the sampling and production of our cut & sew garments.
  • • Coordinate sampling of garments to ensure quality and design are as per customer expectations. Ensure timely creation and delivery of samples
  • • Work closely with Production Manager to ensure effective workflow according to the critical pathworking
  • • Communicate promptly to Production Designer of any concerns or issues relating to sample delivery, which may impact customer deliveries.
  • • Setup of customer logos and digitizing of customer logos for placement for both local and offshore vendors. This will also include color matching of threads and adjustment to plot sheets for embroidery and matching of pantone to Supacolour suite.
  • • Execute quality control checks and provide feedback to factories where issues arise. Provide clear communication on what is required to resolve such issues and request further sampling (if necessary) to ensure confidence in execution of future orders.
  • • Ensure consistent sizing and fit across range.
  • • Be flexible to execute the above tasks across departments where necessary.
  • • Report on works in progress and provide updates to key stakeholders. (Maintaining of WIP documents).
  • • Develop new processes and data management methods.

  • A demonstrated background in textile design with specific in-depth knowledge of garment construction, fabrications, fit, shape, trims etc.
  • Proficient in Illustrator/In Design or similar.

Proficient in Excel

  • • Proficient in Wilcom (Training can be provided).
  • A strong sense of initiative with exceptional time management skills.
  • A thirst for high pressure situations with an ability to prioritise conflicting demands and adapt to meet regularly changing needs.
  • Foster and manage positive working relationships across departments.
    • Excellent Communication skills (verbal and written)
    • • Ability to work within a team and autonomously
    • • Solution finding
    • • Patience and determination
    • • A knowledge of garment production methods
    • • A good understanding of manufacturing processes and textile properties
    • • A keen interest in clothing and fashion
    • • A methodical, innovative approach
    • • Good organisational and planning skills
    • • Excellent attention to detail.
    • Qualification in fashion design, fashion technology
      • Qualification in fashion design, fashion technology

Required skills