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31.07.2020

Lee Mathews

Garment Technician

company: Lee Mathews
job title: Garment Technician
location: Leichhardt
work type: Casual
level: Mid-level

Role Description

We are on the lookout for an experienced Garment Technician with a Production background who will join our talented Design / Production Team on a casual/temporary basis.

Liaising daily with design, production and suppliers, you will have a strong technical understanding of garment construction and pattern making, a good eye for detail, outstanding written and verbal communication skills.

This role is based at our Sydney Head Office in Leichhardt and reporting directly to the Head of Production with daily interaction with our Design team.

THE RIGHT CANDIDATE WILL:

  • Have very strong attention to detail, with the expectation to identify and rectify issues
  • Be a clear and effective communicator, both spoken and written
  • Have the ability to work well both within a team and independently
  • Have the ability to multi-task and stay organised while working to disciplined production deadlines
  • Be self-motivated to think outside the box and develop innovative solutions, particularly in time-sensitive scenarios

TO BE SUCCESSFUL FOR THIS ROLE YOU WILL REQUIRE:

  • Contemporary or luxury fashion experience is essential.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Garment Technician with a production background
  • Experienced in working in a fast-paced design environment, managing multiple seasons simultaneously
  • A thorough understanding of fabrics
  • Ability to read and correct tech/packs detailed spec sheets
  • Ability to prioritise and efficiently manage multiple tasks within set deadlines
  • Experience in working with offshore teams and suppliers is ideal

Key Responsibilities

  • Ownership of garment creation and execution throughout the lifecycle of product; From proto stage through to salesman samples, pre-production samples and shipment samples.
  • Work alongside Design and Production departments to ensure all technical specs are clear and any measurement requests are consistent with the standard measurements.
  • Maintain, refine and record Lee Mathews standard measurements, against spec sheet for all styles.
  • Measure all samples to ensure they conform to size specifications.
  • Analyse style instructions and sampling comments to provide judgements on technical construction and fabrication choice of garments.
  • Plan and organize fit meetings alongside other team members.
  • Record all fit comments in an efficient manner, relay all comments to the factories in a clear and concise format, ensuring amendments are accurately reflected in future samples or production.
  • Define and maintain grading and sizing rules for each garment type.
  • Maintain consistency in sewing rules and make standards, and ensure suppliers understand the standards required to produce for the brand.
  • Measure all shipment samples ahead of bulk deliveries ensuring our last checkpoint before bulk ships is to standard.

 

Please apply below with your resume accompanied by a one-page cover letter summarising why you would like to be a part of the Lee Mathews team.

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