Fit and Spec Technician

Aviation, 2375 rue de l'Aviation, Dorval, Quebec, Canada Req #315
Thursday, June 3, 2021
Founded in 1957, Joseph Ribkoff is an iconic designer, manufacturer and distributor of fashionable women’s apparel which is designed, sewn and produced in Canada and sold to 64 international markets. They are headquartered in Montreal where 400 of their 500 employees are based.  The Montreal location includes the corporate offices, production and warehouse facilities. 

WE OFFER:

  • A flexible schedule of 37.5 hours / week
  • The possibility of finishing at 1 p.m., every Friday
  • A group insurance plan paid in part by the employer
  • A pension plan with employer contribution
  • 3 weeks vacation
  • Personal days off
  • A relaxed working atmosphere
  • Payroll deposited weekly  


OBJECTIVE: 

Reporting to the Fit Technician supervisor, the Fit and Spec Technician is responsible for ensuring the work flow within the Fit team. As well as collaborating with designers and suppliers to develop the fit and specifications for each garment.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure the consistency of the fit, specification, quality, and construction of each garment
  • Communicate efficiently with overseas agents/vendors in regard to standards, specifications, quality requirements as well as any important issues
  • Receive samples from overseas agents/vendors 
  • Measure, take sample dimensions and verify workmanship of garment
  • Analyze the fit of the samples on the model and take organized notes during fitting sessions 
  • Create grading charts and send fit comments with technical drawings (if necessary) to the agents/vendors
  • Keep track of all samples and paperwork, comparison of first samples, PP and Tech Pack specs


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • 5 + years of experience in a similar role
  • Diploma in fashion/design
  • Knowledge of denim, sweater knits and coats; an asset
  • Bilingual: French and English
  • Strong understanding of womenswear garment design and production
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and work under pressure 
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong Illustrator and Excel skills
  • Ability to work both independently or in a collaborative team environment
  • Pattern making experience; a must



Joseph Ribkoff is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Aviation, 2375 rue de l'Aviation, Dorval, Quebec, Canada