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Garment Technologist

€65000 - €71000 Head Office & Supply Chain Dublin, Dublin City Centre

Garment Technologist – Childrenswear

Our leading fashion retail client has new opportunities for experienced Garment Technologists to join their very successful fashion division. Dublin city centre based.

Garment Technologist, Fashion, Dublin city centre

Our leading international fashion client is looking for an experienced Garment Technologist who can work within a fast-paced environment and who possesses excellent organisational and communication skills.

The successful Garment Technologist will work alongside the product operations teams, suppliers and key stakeholders to establish and maintain best practice. You will ensure product is developed and supplied to our client’s customers customer that complies with their quality standards and looks to exceed customer expectations

Responsibilities for this Garment Technologist job include:

  • Driving the delivery of the departmental and quality strategy in line with customer’s expectations
  • Strong technical expertise to deliver quality products that are safe, legal and fit for purpose
  • Applying quality standards and commercially evaluating product testing
  • Monitoring returns reports
  • Undertaking benchmarking exercises with competitors
  • Adhering to and ensuring Best Practise is followed for sampling
  • Liaise with retail teams to understand and interpret customer feedback on quality issues
  • In partnership with the buying teams, participate in supplier meetings to drive the quality agenda
  • Engaging with Sourcing and Ethical to understand supplier performance.
  • Identifying opportunities where process efficiencies can be developed and drive cost savings
  • Through training and engagement with Buying and Suppliers, improve the sampling hit rate
  • Providing coaching and up-skilling to the Buying teams as required

Requirements of this Garment Technologist job include:

  • 3+ years experience in similar position
  • Proactive problem solver and commercially minded
  • Experience of fitting across multiple products
  • Full understanding of grading
  • Full understanding of mass production
  • Experience of travel to varied supplier base – FE, Europe and Africa
  • High levels of communication and organisation
  • Experience of implementing process and following through to review
  • Experience of managing and delivering on projects
  • Worked in both branded and retail environment – would be ideal
  • Good IT skills
  • Competency at understanding test reports

Permanent job salary: €65-71k DOE & Excellent benefits

Aoife McCaul is handling the recruitment for this role in complete confidentiality. Please upload your CV below and she will be in touch should you have the correct experience for the position.

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