Senior Garment Technologist - Womenswear Footwear

28 Mar 2018
25 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Retail blurb

Senior Garment Technologist " Womenswear Footwear

We are looking for an experienced garment technologist to join the team! This person needs to be a team player who would welcome involvement in Womenswear Footwear projects. The role reports into a Technical Manager, but we are looking for a self-motivator who can take ownership of their responsibilities. Aside from technical experience, organisational and analytical skills are essential, as are good time management and the ability to prioritise tasks.

What youll be doing
  • Work closely with buying, merchandising, design and our supply base, drawing on a solid understanding of the various manufacturing processes and costings.
  • Be passionate about fit and sizing for the footwear department
  • Take ownership of the sealing process, working in a fast paced environment and to tight critical paths.
  • Risk assess products in terms of safety, with an eye on international regulations as well as British Standards. Have extensive experience in analysing test reports.
  • Using lessons learnt through benchmarking, fit days and wearer trials to make sure product is competitive and ahead of the game and in line with ASOSs quality
  • Keep up to date with industry innovations, networking internally and externally to identify opportunities in the supply base.
  • Analyse reoccurring issues and put corrective action plans in place.
  • Ensure products are responsibly sourced, and be able to identify potential issues to flag to our ethical team.
  • Line management of individuals at Garment Technologist and Assistant Technologist level

Wed love to meet someone with
  • Experience in pattern cutting and grading for womenswear footwear
  • Experience of working within a high street retailer.
  • Self-motivation and the ability to take the initiative and respond quickly to change.
  • Strong communication and networking skills across all levels.
  • Good working knowledge of Excel spreadsheets, Word, internet and email packages
  • Excellent communication skills, able to build relationships across the business and with suppliers in person, by email and on the telephone
  • Reliable, flexible and good at working within a fast pace team.
  • Good organisational skills.

Whats in it for you
  • Generous salary, bonus and pension matching
  • Great development programme
  • Amazing offices and great culture
  • 25 days holiday plus one extra day for your birthday
  • Subsidised gym and canteen
  • Huge staff discount and regular sample sales
  • Life insurance, medical care, cycle to work scheme
  • and tons more...

Garment Technology at ASOS

The technical team at ASOS are all about achieving the right product quality that not only looks great, but fits well and is fantastic value for money. They work closely with the buying and merchandising teams and are a key support to design and ethical. They are constantly striving to find ways to make sure all our garments reach the customers looking the best they can. A desire to improve quality and fit, and the ability to work within a diverse team, build relationships at business and supplier level, and be able to think on your feet in such a fast paced environment are all essential to being a member of the ASOS technical team.