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Mint Velvet Careers

Head Office
Junior Garment Technologist

We are looking for a Junior Garment Technologist to join our dynamic and passionate team based at our Head Office in High Wycombe. This is full time role and the candidate will ideally have a minimum of 3 years' experience as Knitwear and Jersey.

Job Role

  • To develop new product with the support of the Senior Technologist on Knit & Jersey and in conjunction with the design and buying teams
  • To ensure that all relevant construction, fit & testing standards are met
  • To challenge and improve quality standards
  • To manage sizing and fit/ product specification
  • To manage fitting of product
  • Help to develop and maintain block or specification library for all relevant product area
  • Reviewing design specs and working with offshore factories to facilitate production of development/production samples
  • Supporting the development of quality standards and assisting in their implementation on the department
  • Taking responsibility for relevant critical path events and working to find solutions to problems related to critical path


  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in garment technology
  • Hands on technical skills in Knit & Jersey
  • An understanding of product construction specification, manufacturing capabilities & limitations for knit and jersey
  • An understanding of the commercial requirements for the department
  • A good awareness of CSR and Ethical issues relating to the role
  • Passionate and creative
  • Strong & clear communication skills
  • Problem solving
  • Accuracy
  • Ability to work closely with the Buyer, Designer & Suppliers
  • System skills; Merret, Microsoft Office Excel &, Word, LIMA/Lighthouse, Line Detail and MIS

Remuneration Package

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Company Bonus scheme
  • BUPA
  • Unlimited Staff Discount

Closing date 27 April 2019

Please apply by attaching an up to date CV and covering letter explaining which role you are applying for and why you are passionate about joining Mint Velvet. Alternatively click below on the LinkedIn button to apply with your CV.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Mint Velvet founders

We're looking for
individuals who are

  • • Passionate and driven
  • • Able to think outside of the box
  • • Can challenge and problem solve
  • • Commercially aware
  • • Innovative
  • • Have a sleeves rolled up attitude
  • • A love of style and retail
  • • Able to put the customer first
  • • Have an eye for the detail
  • • Inspiring to others
  • • Show initiative
  • • Excellent communicators and well organised

Regrettably, due to the high volume of applicants we receive we are only able to respond to successful candidates who have been shortlisted for an interview.

At Mint Velvet we always recruit our staff directly and are successful in doing so. We therefore do not need to use the services of recruitment agencies. We ask that you do not contact any of the Managers or HR Team in order to introduce your services. We do appreciate the interest you have in our company and thank you for your understanding.