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Grader / Patternmaker - Vancouver
Location:

British Columbia Reference Number: Van - 4587
Description:

 

Grader / Patternmaker

Our well-known apparel client based in Vancouver is seeking a detail oriented Grader / Patternmaker with at least 5 years of experience to work with internal teams to accurately grade production patterns.

Responsibilities:
  • Grade production patterns, ensuring that all grading of like products and documentation are consistent and completed following development and production schedules
  • Work with design and patternmakers to establish and illustrate standard fit/grade by product category/end use and ensure product size/fit consistency
  • Contribute to the creation and use of block patterns and use of standard grades
  • Set up and maintain computer grade table libraries for all products
  • Ensure grading formulas on all finished garment measurement specifications and templates are accurate and reproducible in garment form
  • Provide accurate graded raw material yields to Product Developer during final prototype development
  • Ensure graded die sizes are minimized while maintaining design integrity and production practicality
  • Participate in graded size run checks to ensure grading maintains integrity of design, function and production accuracy developed on the base size
  • Communicate with Designers, Sample Sewers, Product Developers, and Factory partners, building strong business relationships
  • Assist in marker making as a back up to Marker Maker
  • Troubleshoot problems and ensure regular maintenance of computer software and equipment
  • Provide assistance modifying patterns as needed
Requirements:

  • 5+ years production grading and 3+ years patternmaking experience
  • Knowledge of garment construction, grading specialty
  • Core competency in Microsoft Office
  • Effective written and spoken communications skills
  • Good attention to detail, including accurate data entry skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Related post secondary training and knowledge in Gerber Accumark would be an asset
Please forward resumes to colin@colintex.com quoting reference “Grader/Patternmaker Van - 4587”
Salary:

Contact Info :

Colin Lewis
   
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Please note: only candidates with appropriate qualifications will be contacted.