Construction and Fit Innovator

Pacific Brands

Construction and Fit Innovator

Pacific Brands Underwear Group - Burwood

  • Unique opportunity in our Innovation team
  • Love coming to work everyday!
  • Supportive and super talented team environment

What's in it for me?

Who wouldn't want to be part of HanesBrands? Our culture is fantastic, made so by our people and the standards we set and strive towards each day. We enjoy the benefits of being part of a global organisation, whilst staying true to our Aussie heritage. As a company, we are passionate about developing our people, and there are endless opportunities for career progression across so many different areas of our business! We are open, honest, highly collaborative and straight-talking: we love coming to work every day and being part of bringing our iconic Australian brands to life that are loved by, well - everyone!

Enjoy some of our perks …

  • We're big on training, development and promoting from within: there are genuine career opportunities across our business available for you to explore!
  • 50% off our fabulous brands, including Bonds, Champion and Sheridan
  • Reduced Health Insurance premiums with our partner BUPA
  • MS Office 365 licenses
  • Generous family and friends discounts
  • Fabulous modern office space in the Burwood with great facilities
  • Regular Sample Sales where you can pick up some real bargains!

Construction and Fit Innovator | Burwood NSW | Full Time Permanent

We are looking for an experienced Construction and Fit Innovator to join our extremely talented and brilliant Innovation team. This is a great opportunity to work across multiple brands and categories, including Bonds and Berlei Women's Underwear, Kids Clothing and Babywear.

Working very closely with our Designers and technical teams in Australia and Asia, you will provide technical specifications and fit of garments to ensure a consistent approach is developed and maintained. Your role is critical in taking our brands and styles to the next level. You will be coming up with new concepts and developing the next big thing – keeping us both relevant and cutting edge.

What will I be doing?

You will spend your time working closely with Designers, the Innovation team and Raw Material Innovators, as well as forming partnerships with our overseas factories. Collaboration is key in this role and you must be a good listener and communicator.

In addition you will get involved in the following:

  • Develop and maintain garment blocks that ensure consistency of fit for the product
  • Simplify new development aligning styles to standard blocks
  • Develop best fit that meet brand requirements
  • Develop patterns and design samples
  • Provide garment specifications, accurate technical drawings & sample fit evaluation in PLM
  • Assist Designers to develop new concepts for shape and fit
  • Provide clear fit appraisal for all new shape developments including grading and wear trials
  • Manage samples

What experience do I have?

  • 8+ years' experience in a technical design and/or patternmaking capacity within the lingerie/bra industry
  • Expert understanding of bra construction – fabric moulding, foam cup development and creation of measurements
  • Understanding of computer grading using Gerber and/or Lectra
  • Strong MS Word and Excel skills and a working knowledge of Illustrator
  • Solid communication and influencing skills - you'll be communicating regularly with our technical team in Asia over the phone or via video conference

A bit about us …

HanesBrands Australasia is home to iconic Aussie brands Bonds, Sheridan and Berlei – to name but a few – and we are proud to be part of HanesBrands Inc, the world's largest manufacturer and marketer of basic apparel brands.

The Apparel Group is the largest operating group in HanesBrands Australasia and our brands speak for themselves: Bonds, Berlei, Champion, Holeproof, Jockey, Rio, Voodoo, Kayser, Razzamatazz and many more … Our Head Office is based in Kew, an Eastern suburb of Melbourne, with easy transport links in and out of the City. We have a NSW office based in Burwood and a New Zealand office in Auckland. Together our dedicated and talented teams are famous for designing and bringing to market a range of fabulous undies, intimates, hosiery, socks and apparel for men, women, kids and baby. 

With a foot firmly in retail – our store network has clicked over 100 brick and mortar stores, and counting – combined with some fantastic wholesale partnerships and a growing international presence, the future is looking bright!

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