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Trainee Garment Technologist

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Internship Overview

  • Experience Non-Specific
  • Job Functions SupportDesign
  • Qualifications (NQF) Diploma (6)
  • Interns Required 4

Internship Description

* Please note we are not permitted to release the salary for this job, but trust us, it’s very worthwhile*

Truworths has successfully developed one of the retail industry’s leading Merchant Training Programmes. Truworths offer graduates, and those with work experience who may be looking for a career change, the opportunity to learn the necessary skills to be the best merchant for the business. The training provided uses cutting-edge technology and skills taught by industry experts to ensure you are set up for success.

A stitch out of place, a slip of the seam – you find a way to fix it! As a Garment Technologist, you ensure we maintain a high standard
of fashionable quality for the consumer. Your technical knowledge and attention to detail aid you in making solid garment construction recommendations to maintain the quality standards of the business.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Product development
  • Supporting and advising the buying team in fit stages from design to manufacturing
  • Approving merchandise for production
  • Setting and maintaining of quality standards for the business
  • Managing and reducing customer returns
  • Supporting suppliers in achieving the quality standards expected by Truworths

KEY REQUIREMENTS

• Tertiary qualification: clothing technology or related work experience

• Supplier experience is an added advantage

• Additional competency requirements:

–  Good communication skills

–  Attention to detail

–  Problem solving skills

–  Assertiveness and influencing ability

– Computer literacy in MS Excel and Word

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