Garment Technologist

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website Alpha Solway Limited

Alpha Solway Ltd are a leading manufacturer of Personal Protective Equipment. Due to our continued expansion we adding a Garment Technologist to our team.

This role is responsible for the design, development and improvement of Alpha Solway’s protective clothing products and respirators.  Working closely with the Product Manager and Production Team, you will oversee every stage of the design and manufacture, ensuring choice of fabric, price points and efficiencies are achieved.

What you will be doing:

Working with production department to ensure product design suits production methods and achieves efficiencies and required target pricing
Building good working relationships with suppliers
Sourcing suitable fabrics and components, including visits to suppliers and other production facilities
Working closely with colleagues and Quality Control, ensuring specifications and work instructions are created and maintained for new products
Working with production department developing pre-production samples (incl. cutters and production operators) and new products
Checking and approving sample garments, making changes and correcting faults, as required
Project work from time to time, as required

Person Specification:

Knowledge of garment/respiratory production methods
Good understanding of manufacturing processes and textile properties
Methodical, ability to problem solve, innovative
Ability to work well under pressure
Excellent problem-solving skills
Good team working skills
Good organisational and planning skills
Excellent communication skills
Attention to detail
Pattern design/development/grading skills are preferred, but are not essential

How to apply:
Please send your CV along with details of your availability for interview to


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