Lay Planner

Tagged Resources
From £21,000 to £22,000 per annum DOE
10 Aug 2017
17 Sep 2017
The Company: A busy fashion supplier to the mid – high end high street retailers are seeking a highly experienced Lay Planner to join the team working with ladieswear (wovens and jersey). The Role: Compute dimensions of patterns according to sizes using the Lectra system, considering stretching of material. Create a master pattern for each size within a range of garment sizes, using charts, drafting instruments, computers, and/or grading devices. Create a paper pattern from which to mass-produce a design concept. Determine the best layout of pattern pieces to minimize waste of material, and mark fabric accordingly. Discuss design specifications with designers, and convert their original models of garments into patterns of separate parts that can be laid out on a length of fabric. Draw details on outlined parts to indicate where parts are to be joined, as well as the positions of pleats, pockets, buttonholes, and other features, using computers or drafting instruments. Draw outlines of pattern parts by adapting or copying existing patterns, or by drafting new patterns. Examine sketches, sample articles, and design specifications to determine quantities, shapes, and sizes of pattern parts, and to determine the amount of material or fabric required to make a product. Mark samples and finished patterns with information such as garment size, section, style, identification, and sewing instructions. Skills Required: Minimum of 4 years experience working for a busy high street supplier within a fast paced environment. Ladieswear background including wovens and jersey. Competent at Lay Planning Must have worked with the Lectra system Strong understanding of trends and Designer requirements. Good commercial awareness and knowledge of garment construction. Ability to work successfully within a team to meet tight deadlines. Excellent communication and organisational skills. Passionate and enthusiastic. Tagged Resources Limited acts as an employment agency . We have 25 years of Recruitment and Industry experience, working with Retail and Supply Chain markets and have various positions available. If this vacancy does not suit your experience and you are looking for a suitable role please look at our website or follow us on social networking sites. All are updated on a daily basis. This job was originally posted as