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Garment Technologist - Swimwear & Beach

Job Title: Garment Technologist - Swimwear & Beach
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95876
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 05, 2014 11:28

Job Description

A fantastic new opportunity has arisen for an experienced Garment Technologist to join one of the UKs most progressive and successful high street retailers. To be considered you will have demonstrable technical experience across womens swim and beachwear. As Swimwear & Beachwear Garment Technologist, your responsibilities will include: * Approving all test reports, ensuring that all products are fit for purpose and that they meet safety standards. * Working closely with the Buying & Merchandising and Design teams to progress effective product development. * Ensuring manufacturing costs are kept to a minimum whilst maintaining brand level. * Liaising with suppliers ensuring that they are adequately briefed so that they can produce right first time development and pre-production samples which meet all manufacturing, performance and fit requirements. * Deputise for the Technical Manager as required exercising agreed levels of authority. * Undertaking factory visits to the Far East, India and Europe. To be successful, you will: * Be educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant field. * Have significant ladies swimwear and beachwear experience with another retailer or key supplier to the UK high street. You must have strong understanding of swimwear fabrics, fitting and pattern cutting. * Have Far East, India and European factory auditing experience. * Have excellent interpersonal, team working and communication skills. * Be able to take initiative to promote development of the product and demonstrate margin improvement. * Have experience of managing and leading a small team. * Be driven and commercially aware. This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the UKs most successful high street retailers. Excellent opportunities are available for the successful candidate. If you want to be a part of a fast-paced and dynamic head office team, apply now. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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