Construction and Fit Technician

Pacific Brands

Construction and Fit Technician

Hanes Australasia Apparel Group - Burwood

  • Work on the iconic Bonds brand
  • Burwood location
  • Genuine career opportunities

What's in it for me?

Who wouldn't want to be part of Hanes Brands? 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, 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!

Other 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 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!

A bit about the role …

We are looking for an experienced Construction and Fit Technician to join our extremely talented and brilliant In Season team. This is a great opportunity to work on the Bonds brand and gain exposure to multiple categories, including Women's Apparel, Activewear and Underwear.

Your role will be to manage new product development across your assigned categories using your expert patternmaking skills, partnering with our talented Design, Brand & Product and Raw Material teams in Australia and Asia. You will provide technical specifications and manage the 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 working with the design team to come up with new concepts and developing the next big thing – keeping our brand relevant and cutting edge.

Day to day you can expect to be 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 for new development
  • Provide garment specifications & 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?

Collaboration is key in this role - you are a good listener and communicator. You are flexible, open to change and able to juggle between at least two seasons at any one time. Effective time management is a must. In addition, you must have the following experience:

  • Significant experience in a Garment Technician and Patternmaker role within the apparel, underwear or swim industry
  • Understanding and experience using Gerber Patternmaking System
  • Strong PC skills: MS Office suite and a working knowledge of Illustrator
  • Proven communication and influencing skills - you'll be communicating regularly with our technical team in Asia over the phone or via video conference
  • Flexible and positive attitude, comfortable with change and able to work in a fast moving environment

A bit about us …

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

The Apparel Group is the largest operating group in Hanes 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 Greenlane, 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 is up to 100 stores and counting – combined with some fantastic wholesale partnerships and a growing international presence, the future is looking bright!

Express your interest by selecting APPLY NOW and upload your CV and cover letter. 

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