What’s the role about?

An exciting opportunity has become available within our Technical Team for a talented Garment Technologist to lead our Girlswear department. Working closely with our buying and design teams to ensure consistent fit and quality across our Girlswear range.

Who you are

  • Previous experience operating as Girlswear and Babywear Garment Technologist is essential.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of garment construction and pattern cutting.
  • Experience leading fit sessions, recording and sending fit samples comments.
  • In depth understanding of grading to ensure fit consistency of styles for bulk production.
  • Experience reviewing and approving testing reports. Analysing test reports and carrying out appropriate wearer trials.
  • Experience reading and approving fabric/mill reports.
  • Knowledge of Kidswear CPC and legal compliance.
  • Passionate and assertive attitude with clear communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Degree or equivalent qualification in Fashion or Textiles.
  • Well organized, able to work to tight deadlines, assertive when communicating technical requirements.
  • Experience with 3D fitting is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office, specifically Excel.

What you’ll be doing

  • Manage Girls & Babywear department.
  • Controlling and maintaining a consistent fit from proto to bulk production sign off.
  • Build good relationships with our suppliers, ensuring offshore production and QC teams work to our quality and standard.
  • Reviewing and approving testing reports and fabric/mill reports. Liasing with supplier to confirm wash care and ensure all legal compliance is met.
  • Liasing with our suppliers to relay technical queries and fitting details.
  • Ensuring critical path is managed with regards to fitting, sealing and production of garments.
  • Leading critical path meeting
  • Responsible for management and organization of all Kidswear samples.
  • Responsible for preparation for Kidswear fit sessions. Keeping track of any samples due in. Collecting samples from post room, steaming, and measuring all fit samples in preparation for fits.
  • Responsible for managing Kidswear fit list.
  • Responsible for fitting and completing fit comments for pre-shipment samples.
  • Collaborate with buying to manage the critical path for Girlswear. Chasing samples and keeping PLM up to date with fit status’ dates and style approval deadlines.
  • Liaise with the warehouse on any QC issues with production.

What we’ll do for you

  • Provide you with a competitive salary
  • Company pension
  • Generous employee discount
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Health & Wellbeing perks
  • Plus many more

If you want to start your story at Reiss as our Garment Technologist, Childrenswear don’t miss out - apply now!

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We recognize the importance and power of diversity within our business and, as such, we ensure that our people processes are fair, transparent and promote equality of opportunity for all candidates.

It is our pledge that candidates will not be discriminated against on the grounds of gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, age, race, color, ethnic background, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, religion, religious or similar belief. Every individual will be treated with respect.

We know that some people won’t apply for a role unless they feel they meet all of the requirements listed. We want you to know that finding people who will add to our inspirational culture and have a learning mindset is incredibly important to us. Even if you feel you don’t tick all the boxes, we’d still like to hear from you.