GAZMAN is an Australian owned and family run menswear fashion brand. Established in 1974, GAZMAN provides contemporary menswear outfit solutions for every occasion. GAZMAN is best recognised for outstanding quality, exceptional customer service and great value across the entire menswear range.
With now 78 stores nationwide, we are always on the search for passionate and energetic individuals who will be great brand ambassadors for our company and will join us on our journey as we grow and evolve this iconic Australian brand.
Based at our Support Office in Hawthorn East, we now have an exciting opportunity for a passionate and enthusiastic Garment Technician to join the team.
As the Garment Technician you will be primarily responsible for the development of garment specifications from sample development to bulk production. You will be focused on achieving on time sign off of all products and be responsible to manage our external suppliers to ensure the expected quality standards are achieved throughout the bulk production process.
This hands-on role will involve you in all aspects of the development and production process, working closely with internal stakeholders to create ranges for our retail and wholesale divisions ensuring that we continue to grow the brands commercial direction. This ideal candidate will have a strong skill base of garment construction, fit and manufacturing with an exceptional understanding for quality of finished product.
Responsibilities will include but not limited to:
Interpreting garment designs and developing garment specifications which meet company, brand and merchandise objectives, ensuring alignment with GAZMAN market position
Working in conjunction with the Product Development Team to gain an understanding of the product brief for upcoming ranges
Creation of accurate specifications and input of all relevant garment construction and fit details to Technical packs
Brief external suppliers with Technical pack, ensuring all details are clear and understood to ensure a smooth efficient sampling process
Flag any ongoing issues/concerns with Suppliers, Test Houses or testing Standards to the QA and Technical Manager for discussion/action
Management of all timelines associated with On Time garment sign off to meet bulk production schedules
Assist the Product Development team to develop relevant product information on new styles, construction & quality for both Online and the Retail selling teams.
To support and provide information on garment fit, construction and fabrics throughout the season to all GAZMAN team members as required
Communicate GAZMAN quality standards expected to the supply base, ensuring these are clearly understood and maintained.
To be successful in this role you will have:
Relevant tertiary or related qualifications are preferred with a minimum of 5 to 10 years experience in menswear product areas
Experience in creating accurate garment specifications and communicating these to off shore suppliers
Proven track record in garment construction and pattern making within the menswear field
Experience in communicating with off shore suppliers.
Strong understanding of garment manufacturing process
Sound PC skills in MS Office (particularly Excel) and various graphic applications such as Illustrator are necessary.
Exceptional communication and service skills
A detailed and focused approach to work
Strong organisation skills to meet schedules and timeframes
Willingness to launch and streamline new and existing procedures and systems
Ability to think laterally on all issues and take a proactive approach to resolve them
Strong commercial acumen, results driven, budgets, margin and profit focused
At GAZMAN we provide:
A competitive salary package
Generous clothing discounts and product allowance
A tailored induction program to ensure you have the best introduction to the business
The opportunity to build your career with a successful, established and trusted Australian brand
An amazing 'refer a friend' program
A friendly, motivating and rewarding team environment, where achievements are recognised
A highly supportive management team
Opportunities to attend fantastic events, annual conferences and award nights
Due to the high amount of applications, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.