• Pattern and Garment Technician

    Location UK-Livingston
    Job ID
    2018-3255
    Position Type
    Permanent Full-Time
    Category/Function
    Design & Creative
    Brand
    Pentland Brands
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    The Endura brand, established in 1993, has been synonymous with inventive, bulletproof kit that relishes the stresses that any kind of biking subjects it to.  From Mountain to Road, Urban Commute to Triathlon they are #AllTribesOneClan, with a philosophy of Renegade Progress which defies convention and embraces the radical to create game-changing products.

     

    From the first protos made on a kitchen table in Edinburgh, Endura has evolved into an admired global brand with a rack of game-changing and award-winning products.  Endura supports an impressive roster of world class athletes including Movistar Team, trials sensation Danny MacAskill and downhill siblings the Athertons of Trek Factory Racing.  Its products are available in over 40 countries worldwide.

     

    Key Purpose of Job:

     

    • To develop technical patterns for the Endura cycle consumer and to accurately document all development
    • To conduct fit sessions and the consequent pattern alterations within a tight time frame
    • To oversee the prototyping of samples
    • To complete technical product documents including Garment Component Sheets and Size Specs

     

    Responsibilities

     

    • To generate patterns from a sketch creating excellent fit sports garments
    • To run fit sessions and alter patterns according to comments given
    • To create a database of patterns with consistent base blocks
    • To take responsibility of consistent sizing
    • To document pattern development process with accurate notes, GCSs and size specs
    • To document rider, event and contract variations in kit
    • To complete lays for bulk production
    • Liaising with multidisciplinary teams to ensure clear communication and smooth running of projects

     

    Needs to be

    • Pattern cutting expert either by qualification and experience or by experience
    • Demonstrate the ability to use own initiative
    • A good communicator, both interpersonally and within a group
    • Able to work under pressure to tight deadlines and able to multi-task
    • Organized and structured with their work load
    • Asks questions and seeks understanding first
    • Pushes oneself to exceed expectations
    • Self-motivated and equally comfortable working within a team

    Measures of success

    • Delivery of accurate, well-fitting first time patterns
    • Delivery of approved patterns within given time scale
    • Bringing recommendations as to how to alter construction or patterns to improve fit and function
    • Effectively work within multidisciplinary teams

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