I am a very conscientious & enthusiastic person with many varied skills. I have worked in the Fashion & Textile industry for many years. During my career I have worked at senior level, and I have extended my skills, and I have always worked with passion in my various roles. I am a team player, and realise the importance of everyone’s role within the company & working well together to achieve goals. I have good management skills, am friendly and outgoing, and am able to prioritise & be self- motivated, working equally well on my own initiative. I am a good communicator with the ability to work well with people at all levels, & have strong mathematical & analytical skills. My Key Skills Include: Garment & Fabric Technology Working with suppliers in the UK & Overseas including factory visits Responsible for the lifecycle of the garment from Proto to Production Following critical path & prioritisation of workload Product development with design & buying Care labelling Comparative store reports Dealing with customer queries & complaints about product & feeding back to the factory Pattern Amendments CAD for Technical & Design including Photoshop, Paintshop, & Illustrator. Performance Standards and Risk Assessments. Employment Standards, Health & Safety & Technical & SEDEX, REACH, and Ethical Sourcing, Auditing, AQL & 100% testing.
Welwyn Garden City, United KingdomPart Time
Following having to take time out of the industry for personal reasons, I have been volunteering with the Dogs Trust , The Cat Survival Trust and the Countryside Management Service as well as some care work during Covid 19 I am looking to get back into the industry, as I am now free to do so and am seeking a full time permanent position that will enable me to excel at what I love doing.
Senior Garment TechnologistSeasalt Cornwall
- Falmouth, United KingdomFull Time
I worked for Seasalt as a Ladieswear Technologist on several different product areas, which included performance rainwear, woven tops, tunics, blouses, and trousers. Responsibilities included: Working closely with other technical team members, as well as the Design, Buying and Merchandising Teams. Working with suppliers in the UK, Europe & the Far East, including overseas trips and visits from them to our UK office. Product analysis & review. Fabric technology & testing standards, pattern development and risk analysis, Performance standards. Responding to store feedback, including any returned garments, following up with the suppliers. Leading the fitting meetings with the design & buying teams. Reviewing AQL & inspection reports, from overseas suppliers, and our own warehouse QC team. Responding to feedback from stores & customer services, including any returned garments, following up any issues with the suppliers. Comparative projects with other retailers. Tech packs Critical paths, risk assessments, performance standards.
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- Pattern Development
- Fashion Knitwear
- Paint Shop