(Junior) Garment Technician

    (Junior) Garment Technician

    (Junior) Garment Technician

    Do you have a passion for Technical Fashion? Do you put quality before quantity? As a Junior Garment Technician at WE, you would be responsible for the quality of the items in our WE collection. If this sounds interesting to you, read on!

    WE ARE WE

    WE Fashion has around 2400 employees and operates with 230 own stores across 7 European countries. WE Europe is part of the fashion group 'Logo International'.

    YOU WORK FOR WE AS A GARMENT TECHNICIAN

    Our teams create stylish WE collections with lots of passion, creativity and focus on our customers. Our fashion leaves our customers feeling stylish and confident and well connected with the people around them. In other words, WE design to connect!

    The nice thing about WE is that all products are developed by us, from the first pencil sketch to their appearance on the rails in stores. We think it's important to offer high quality to our customers. Our quality department is an independent department that is responsible for the quality of our products when it comes to materials and fits. Important aspects in this aresize consistency, child safety and material testing. Our quality department works in close collaboration with the Design and Buying departments and our WE stores. In short, we're Better Together.

    We are looking for a Junior Garment Technician to join the Womens Woven department. As a Junior Garment Technician at WE, you would be a spider in the web in the area of Fit, Material and Construction. You would monitor our quality requirements and hold a key position between our Buying and Design departments. You can also expect the following from the job position:

    • you would be responsible for the technical translation of the ideas originating from our Buying and Design departments;
    • you would monitor the fit consistency of our clothing items using patterns, grading and size specs;
    • you would provide technical advice about the use of materials and seam processing;
    • you would assess test reports of materials;
    • if there is a fitting problem, you would ensure that the patterns are amended;
    • you would check and assess prototypes, size sets and pre-production samples in terms of their fit and make;
    • you would prepare the fitting sesssions with our showroom models and provide technical supervision, and you would write technical comments and process them in Quest, our PDM system;
    • if there is a production problem, you would work together with our supplier and Buying department to ensure that the problem is solved as quickly as possible;
    • you would always be up to date with the latest developments in the area of fits and constructions.

    What we would expect from you

    This job position requires you to have a completed a HBO (higher professional education) course in Fashion and 0-3 years' technical work experience in a Product Development or quality department, for example. You need to have a passion for the technical side of product development. You are enthusiastic, spontaneous and you have a healthy dose of character. You work conscientiously and accurately. Since we regularly work with foreign suppliers and contact persons, it is important that you have an excellent command of written and spoken English. Knowledge of patterns is also a bonus!

    WE WORK FOR YOU

    Every day, you would set to work guaranteeing the quality of our items. In return, we would make sure that you can be the best version of yourself. For you, this means:

    Being part of our Quality team, where we work on expanding our WE brand and believe in a 360 degree approach.

    Continuously learning and developing both on a professional and personal level. Through our WE Academy, we provide all of the education and training opportunities, for example, that you need in order to excel here at WE.

    That you will, of course, also receive:

    - a salary that matches your knowledge, training and experience;

    - a travel allowance;

    - 25 days' holiday and 8% holiday pay;

    - standard 20% shop discount, and even 36% discount on a regular basis;

    - an extensive package of group insurance policies.

    WHO WE ARE?

    As a true fashionista or fashionisto, you will already be well acquainted with WE. But did you know that we have now been in business for 100 years and have 211 successful stores, as well as a state of the art webshop? Or that, at WE, we have everything under one roof: design, production, and of course, sales?

    A few more WE facts:

    We are a level-headed Dutch company but are now active across Europe.

    We have over 2,000 motivated employees and are expanding every day.

    We take corporate social responsibility and sustainable business practices very seriously indeed.

    We believe life is better together.

    Last but not least: it is WE-mazing to work for WE.

    HOW WE RECRUIT

    As soon as we have received your application, we will send you an email. Within two weeks, you will hear whether you are invited for an interiew with your potential future colleagues. If both sides leave the interview feeling enthusiastic, we will ask you to complete an online personality questionnaire. A second interview will then follow with the Hiring Manager and the Recruiter. If this interview is also positive, we will welcome you as our new WE colleague!

    Application process

    • Cv
    • Cover letter

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    Do you have questions about this vacancy? Send an email to recruitment@wefashion.com or a Whatsapp to Daniëlle Danielle via 06-29460275. WE are looking forward to meeting you!

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