Senior Garment Technologist

Job

  • London  
    London, United Kingdom
    perm  
  • Company
    Boux Avenue  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
    Wage
    Undisclosed
  • Closing date
    26 April 2024  
    Posted on
    26 March 2024  

Who are we?

Born out of a love for lingerie, nightwear, swimwear and all things romantic, Boux Avenue brings traditional service, superior fit and outstanding quality to a modern and beautiful setting. Boux Avenue is an online business with the stores acting as a showroom to the world. No matter what your age, size or style, Boux Avenue is an inclusive brand for everybody. Available in sizes 28-40, A-G cups and sizes 6-18. With an unrivalled eye for detail and passion for customer service, Boux Avenue is your ultimate destination whether you're looking for everyday essentials or something a little sexier.

We are looking for a Senior Garment Technologist that has experience working across lingerie, swimwear, nightwear, and beachwear. 

What will your duties be as a Senior Garment Technologist?

  • Managing weekly fit sessions on multiple sized models
  • Managing the sealing process and flagging any delays to the buying team
  • Managing a small team
  • Sending clear, concise and accurate fit comments on time
  • Liaising with supplies in the UK and abroad including the Far East
  • Working closely with the design / buying and merchandising teams
  • Reviewing tech packs with designers to asses material and construction requirements
  • Reviewing graded size specs and advising suppliers where they need to be amended 
  • Thorough understanding of product testing with the ability to review test reports and highlight any issues the buying team
  • Ensure all products comply with REACH legislation
  • Liaising with the warehouse QC department on bulk inspections - any issues need to be dealt with in a timely manner
  • Managing model bookings ensuring they are in keeping within the annual budget
  • Ensuring that our high fit and quality standards are maintained at all times
  • Working with the Head of CSR on sustainability and looking at ways to push this area forwards
  • Constantly looking for ways to push and improve the quality and fit of the brand

What are we looking for in you?

  • Educated to Degree level 
  • At least 8 years experience with either a retailer or supplier across lingerie, nightwear and swimwear product categories
  • Have extensive knowledge and experience of reading and analysing test reports
  • Have extensive knowledge of bra construction and manufacturing techniques
  • Experience on managing a small team
  • Factory experience would be beneficial
  • Sustainability experience would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of Prop 65 would be beneficial
  • Excellent attention to detail with good organisation skills
  • Proactive and enjoy problem solving
  • Ability to multi task and maintain focus when under pressure
  • A confident communicator at all levels
  • Able to work individually and as part of a team

Are there any benefits?

  • 25 days holiday and bank holidays
  • Fun working environment with regular social events
  • Eligible to join the enhanced pension scheme after 12 months service
  • Staff discounts across the brands within Theo Paphitis Retail Group (Ryman, Robert Dyas and London Graphic Centre).

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