Garment Technologist Lingerie

Reference WWGT-0479
Region WC
City Cape Town
Contract Permanent
Hours Full time
Category FMCG, Retail & Wholesale
Salary Negotiable
Apply By 2019-09-09
Job Commences 2019-08-12


A leading fashion retailer has a vacancy for a Garment Technologist Lingerie available in the Cape Town area. The ideal candidate needs to manage the technical performance of Lingerie in the Group and ensure that they adhere to technical standards, and to implement garment initiatives into the Buying groups.


Duties (will include but not limited to):   

  • Enhancing and updating the existing Buying Group lingerie garments through identifying and implementing relevant technology innovation
  • Identifying customer feedback to improve product reliability
  • Providing specific technical and broad lingerie garment knowledge to the Buying Groups
  • Management of the garment processes during the manufacture of product
  • Managing the day to day relationships with the garment manufacturers to ensure that they are operating to the required technical standards
  • Develop and manage product specifications and technical packs to ensure product meets aesthetic and technical expectations
  • Joint ownership of garment processes with the buying group and ensure adherence to critical path
  • Manage and implement the company safety policy
  • Manage the social and  ethical compliance of the vendor base
  • The strategic management of the international vendor base to ensure the correct product is procured from the correct technically competent vendors
  • Work with existing vendors local and  international to develop suppliers to the required company standards



  • A recognised tertiary qualification (ideally in clothing and production management)
  • Proven experience working with Lingerie is essential
  • Proven competence in clothing and production, gained in industry with a minimum of 5 years
  • Quality orientation
  • Passion for quality and standards
  • Customer orientation
  • Results driven and  proactive with the ability to thrive under pressure
  • Relationship and team skills, with good influencing ability
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Highly numerate
  • Demonstrated taste level and flair
  • Computer literate

How to Apply

Please forward your CV to Should you not be contacted within two weeks, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.