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Technical Designer (Asia fit) for lingerie and swimwear - China Market

Besteam Personnel Consultancy Limited

  • Company Industries:Human Resources Management/Consultancy

Job Information

  • Post Date:2013-11-20
  • Career Level:Middle
  • Location:Not Specified
  • Yr(s) of Exp:3 years
  • Qualification:Degree
  • Salary:HK$25K - HK$40K
  • Employment Type:Full Time, Permanent
  • Job Function:Fashion  Others  
  • Benefits:Double pay  Five-day work week  Medical insurance  Performance bonus

Job Description

Our client, a lingerie buying office, is looking for a Technical designer (Asia fit) for lingerie and swimwear, with Asia fit/fitting for China market experience is a MUST, also experience from working in a buying office and a design interest are key skills. We are looking for professional, more senior, talented, details as follows:

TECHNICAL DESIGNER – ASIAFIT 

-          To drive, develop and secure the strategy, short and long term in regards to Asia fit.

-          To exceed the customer´s expectation in terms of fit and quality.

-          Act as an informal leader, work proactively together with a purchase team to optimize method and achieve set goals.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the right fit / silhouette based on the design vision as well as the right technical dressmaking solutions from an Asia fit customer perspective.
  1. - Set, follow up and secure goals regarding fit, sizes and workmanship level based on concept vision.
  2. - Close cooperation with design, purchase team and supply chain to deliver results based on set strategy.
  3. - Develop and maintain technical specifications, packages and solutions.
  4. - Development and engineering of Asia fit and silhouetteà based on Europe fit and/or new fit/silhouette.
  5. - To secure the development of first prototype to production.
  6. - Responsible for all fit approvals and decisions in Hong Kong office.
  7. - Follow up on selling and customer feedback for all channels together with purchase team. Initiate actions to catch new sales opportunities.
  • In charge to secure Asia fit measurements, grading specifications, measurement lists and patterns.
  • Ensure that products are developed consistent with the established company fit and quality standards, within manufactories capabilities and cost specifications.
  • Close co-operation internally and supply chain to secure quality level and understanding of Asia fit vision.
  • Assess and appraise the sampling and production capability of vendors within the sample development process – identify opportunities and work pro-actively with areas of improvement.
  • Arrange and execute fitting on live model weekly. 
  • Develop new methods and ideas that can help to drive the business forward in the technical area.
  • Provide technical training internally and externally.
  • Create guideline and quality documents to manage a first class collection in line with concept goals.
  • Project management.
  • Act as a positive, supportive partner, demonstrating company value.

Requirement 

  • Business minded
  • Goal/result oriented
  • Strong technical and mould cup development skills
  • Pro active
  • Creative
  • Independent
  • Customer/commercial thinking- with ability to understand both China and Europe market
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work within a team
  • Strong follow up skill and able to handle multiple tasks with good time management
  • Informal leadership and project management

Requirement

  • University graduate and/or diploma in clothing technology, or similar discipline.
  • Extensive knowledge within the lingerie garment industry. Min. of 3 years solid working experience as a technical designer or similar
  • Experience in applying grade rules to retain established fit, styling, function and sewing ability.
  • Through understanding of product engineering and manufacturing process, pattern making and bra construction.
  • Asia fit knowledge is required as well as the skill on how to re- engineer the product from Europe fit to Asia.
  • Previous experience of project management
  • Language skills: Cantonese/Mandarin and English
  • Proficiency in MS office/Lectra or Gerber/PLM
  • Travel is required mainly within China.
Interest parties please forward your CV to edmond@besteam.com.hk, thanks

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