Garment Technician I – Trend and Innovation

Hanesbrands, Inc.
 New York, NY

Overview

HanesBrands Inc., (HBI) is a global company with more than 59,000 associates in 33 countries, all working together to create the world’s best apparel to include iconic brands such as Champion, Hanes, Bali, Bonds, and many more. We offer enormous opportunities for creative thinkers, for people with a passion for consumers, and for people who think like business owners. We’re building a truly inclusive culture, where people of different backgrounds, races, cultures and experiences come together to make us stronger. We are a sustainable company committed to making a positive difference in our communities and around the world.

The Garment Technician I will provide technical expertise through specifications and develop fit of garments across Hanes, Maidenform, Bali Brands. The Technician will work together with global technical teams to ensure a consistent approach is developed and maintained with relation to agreed fit process.

Responsibilities

Garment Fitting

  • Develop & maintain garment blocks that ensure consistency of fit for the product for each brand/category.
  • Simplify new development aligning styles to standard blocks.
  • Develop best fit garments that meet brand requirements.
  • Develop patterns & design samples in internal sample room.
  • Create garment specifications in PLM.
  • Create accurate technical drawings in PLM.
  • Collaborate with Innovation Team Designers & R&D fabric sourcing to develop & innovate new concepts for shape & fit.
  • Provide clear fit appraisal for all new shape developments including grading & wear trials.
  • Complete Sample Fit Evaluation in PLM.
  • Working as a team with other fit & construction team members to meet competing category priorities.

Sample Management

  • Ensure each development style has a file with development history.
  • Maintain sample library ongoing.
  • Ensure specification files are kept updated in PLM.
  • Ensure Fit Evaluation Reports are kept updated in PLM.
  • Ensure that all Development Samples are correctly tagged or Sealed.

Technical Excellence

  • Provide technical support to Design for new concepts and shapes.
  • Partner with factories to continue to innovate our products.
  • Traveling to factories on a needs basis.
  • Provide analysis details for failed submissions where required.

Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualification in fashion based course/pattern making.
  • Minimum of 8+ years experience in a technical design and/or pattern making capacity within the apparel/lingerie/bra industry.
  • Strong understanding of Cut & Sew knit based apparel.
  • Bra and Underwear experience, including understanding of bra construction, fabric moulding, and foam cup development.
  • Computer grading Gerber or Lectra.
  • Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • Computer grading experience using Gerber and /or Lectra.
  • Teamwork. Collaborative and inclusive approach.
  • Good time management.
  • Ability to multitask.

To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not require now, or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

EOE/AA: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

Only applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly:

Telephone: 877.999.5553

Email: HBI_TA@hanes.com

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