Garment Technologist


Job Details


Liverpool Head Office

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


Dependent upon experience

Closing Date

30/04/2019 22:45

About the Role

Join one of the UK’s most renowned retailers in our Technical Services department as a Garment Technologist. Apply now and become part of the family.

As a Garment Technologist on our Lingerie department, you’ll work closely with the relevant Buyer in order to develop and update products whilst maintaining quality standards.

  • Set quality standards and specifications to ensure Matalan achieves its goal of delivering outstanding value to its customers, contributing to continued growth for the company.  
  • Educate our supplier base, ensuring product performance requirements are established and maintained through continuous testing and monitoring
  • Agree manufacturing methods that are achievable in bulk production, resulting in products that will perform to requirements after purchase.
  • Work closely with the Buying department, aiming to build new quality initiatives into products to constantly improve the customer offer and ensuring that Matalan's sizing policy is maintained consistently
  • Undertake supplier visits to improve quality standards, building strong working relationships and increasing personal knowledge of manufacturing capabilities and developments.
  • Use your initiative and creative thinking to solve manufacturing and/or supplier issues 

About You

  • Extensive practical experience within a QA/QC department, working with Ladieswear and specialising in Lingerie
  • Experience of fitting garments within a fast paced manufacturing or retailing environment
  • Strong PC skills, preferably with knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to influence and negotiation at all levels

About Us

With over 200 stores in the UK, a growing online presence and over 15,000 employees, working for Matalans exciting, collaborative, challenging, and above all fun!  As part of the Matalan family you’ll be part of our exciting vision - to become the UK’s most trusted value retailer.

You’ll receive an in-depth 2 day induction with exposure to all aspects of the business and will receive an excellent benefits package including a holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays, L&G pension, 20% company discount and the opportunity to earn an annual bonus. You’ll also have access to our award winning learning & development platform, Matalan Education (Me.), to support your on-going career growth to become the best you can be.



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Garment Technologist