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Garment Technician- Witchery

Country : Australia Australia

Region : Victoria

Town : Melbourne

Category : Production - Quality

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Company presentation

David Jones and the Country Road Group is Australasia’s largest department store and fashion retail group comprising of iconic brands such as David Jones, Country Road, POLITIX, Trenery, Witchery and MIMCO. Our Values include being Customer Obsessed, Collaborative, Inspirational, Responsible and Dedicated to Quality. We are looking for highly motivated and passionate individuals to be part of the Group’s evolution and support each brand to realise their full potential.

Job description

Join Witchery as the Garment Technician working across Women's apparel for Woven and Shirts on a 12 month parental leave contract.
Please note that this is a contract position until October 2022.
Key Responsibilities
- Establish and communicate standards relevant to fit, manufacturing and quality assurance of local and offshore product to achieve and support Witchery's financial and branding objectives
- Effective coordination of technical support with all suppliers involved in the division
- Produce any specifications required for garment production in a timely manner
- Assist in setting up all tech pack standards on PLM system for the Design team aligned to the critical path deadline dates
- Coordinate wear test garment trials and document all feedback for all styles of concern
- Review and approve fabric lab test reports and care labels and communicate changes to the supplier
- Provide technical advice to the design team where required with fittings


- Strong experience operating at a Garment Technician level within a retail/apparel business
- Experience in woven is preferable, however not essential
- Knowledge and experience in global textile sourcing and materials
- Experience using the PLM system will be looked upon favourably
- Proven understanding of offshore manufacturing and retail business acumen
- Exceptional interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills
- High attention to detail
- A team player with a can do attitude!
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