Garment Technologist

  • Job Reference: JB4296
  • Date Posted: 28 September 2018
  • Recruiter: u&i Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: North West
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive salary
  • Sector: Support, Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Julie Brogan
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 0115 948 7979

Job Description

Our client is a leading supplier of knitwear, jersey and outerwear based in the North London. They are currently looking to recruit a Junior Merchandise Assistant to join their team working across all product areas. 

Junior Merchandise Assistant - The Role: 

  • Order colours from the retailers colour management system at the start of each season.
  • Compile colour palettes for the yarn mills and factories, also managing the lab dip process between ourselves and retailers.
  • Chase factories for outstanding weekly critical path, printing out weekly notes for team members.
  • Ensure the factories are adding new styles onto the critical path document each week.
  • Update critical path on Vision system and chase factories for updated information.
  • Update weekly notes after VC meetings.
  • Input accurate information and care labels.
  • Update bulk wearer trial sheet and wearer trial forms.
  • Work on systems for label specifications, in-put product specs, update approvals for trims, ensure contracts correct before orders shipped.
  • Manage production samples, checking labels/trims and fabrics.
  • Update notes for meetings with retailer merchandisers.
  • Make sure style file is update with all relevant information.
  • Run the sample management. 

Junior Merchandise Assistant - The Candidate: 

  • Previous experience in a similar role would be a distinct advantage.
  • The successful candidate will have: good communication skills, be extremely organised, able to work on own initiative, have the ability to build strong relationships and have meticulous attention to detail. 
  • Have a passion for fashion apparel.
  • Strong IT skills, including excel, word,outlook and an advantage would be working knowledge of the Vision system.

Junior Merchandise Assistant - The Package:

  • Competitive

Due to the anticipated interest in this role only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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