Golden Gate Ventures


Junior Garment Technician at Grana
Hong Kong
At present we’re looking for a highly motivated Junior Technician to join our Product team. This role requires an organised individual with superior technical skills and experience of working across multiple categories. You will liaise with the Buying and Design teams with relation to fits and quality, ensuring the perfect fit of each garment and the highest quality in terms of construction, detailing and workmanship. You will provide accuracy in the specifications of the garment and related technical specification packs and ensure that relevant critical path deadlines are met. We’ve outlined a few of the key tasks below:
Key Responsibilities:

Working under the direction of the Technical Manager, with garments across multiple product areas from prototype to final fit approval, ensuring the highest quality standards are followed and achieved throughout production
Active participation in fit meetings, sealing process and on time delivery of all pre-production samples
Manage and approve grading for all product categories, maintaining consistent sizing & fits across seasons and suppliers
Complete fit & construction comments in technical packs accurately for production samples to suppliers
Ensure all suppliers submit pre-measured fit samples correct to spec, inspect all samples, ensuring workmanship and measurement details have been followed
Using technical expertise to improve margins
Liaise with suppliers, providing clear and concise comments
Provide suggestions of the best method to construct or adjust garments and resolve any potential style and fit issues
Range review with team regularly to discuss fit issues that arise within a collection in order to improve future ranges
Update sketches and points of measure when required using illustrator
Ensure style is compliant in all aspects of quality
Work with Buyers to ensure all bulk fabrics and trims are approved according to schedule
Ensure that all necessary fabric tests are completed
Manage sample & fabric libraries
Complete risk assessment, identify any potential production and quality issues and offer resolutions before proceeding to bulk production. Communicate any necessary changes to relevant internal departments as required
Provide online measurements to the web team
Approve care label artwork for all raw materials and styles
Organise and liaise with our QC manager to ensure final QC approval prior to shipping
You have:

Minimum of 2-3 years working within a similar role
Outstanding garment construction and technical knowledge across multi product areas
Solid working knowledge of garment specification, pattern cutting, technical fit with grading experience
Excellent fabric knowledge
Strong communication skills with both external suppliers and internal departments
Excellent understanding of critical path and timelines, with amazing time management skills
Experience with Excel, Photoshop and Illustrator programs
You are:

Able to work under tight deadlines whilst maintaining organisation with accuracy & detail
Ability to anticipate problems and provide suitable solutions
Willing to bring your best attitude every day and work closely with a small and passionate team
Mandarin speaking will be an advantage