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Pattern Maker

Country : Sweden


Category : Production - Quality

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Company presentation

As one of the world’s largest fashion retailers, H&M offers endless career opportunities. A fast-paced, buzzing environment with great diversity – a place where the customer is always the centre of attention

Job description

H&M in Stockholm is looking for Experienced Pattern Makers
H&M is looking for experienced pattern makers who want to broaden their horizons and grow with an exciting and successful company.
Fashion and quality for the best price in a sustainable way, this is what H&M stands for. If you are interested in growing with one of the world’s largest fashion companies this is the opportunity for you. We work in a fast pace environment with new challenges and exciting projects all the time.
Working as a pattern maker at H&M means you will work with a team of buyers and designers to create new collections. This work will present you with many possibilities to grow and learn new things.
Minimum requirements:
- At least 3 years of pattern making, sewing and design courses
- At least 5 years of experience working as a pattern maker or garment technologist within Women’s wear
- Knowledge of Lectra or any other computerized pattern making program (this is only a plus and it should not put you off from applying as we have internal training)
- Speak and write fluent English 
We are looking for the following knowledge and skills:
Key pattern making skills:
- The successful candidate has strong construction knowledge and a great sense of design and fit
- Speed is necessary but accuracy and the ability to read the sketch is most important
- Ability to identify and analyze problems, and propose solutions
- Strong technical background in Women’s wear pattern making
- Tailoring knowledge, working with insides and fusings
- Grading knowledge
- Experience working with production and knowledge with sewing techniques
Personal skills:
- Great energy and drive, always work towards improving the product
- Team player but still the ability to work on their own initiative
- Open minded and positive attitude
- Have a great sense of fashion and style, keeping yourself up to date with the latest trends
About the role:
- Create first patterns and make amendments. Work from blocks, start from scratch or drape on the stand
- Create measurment charts 
- Take lead in the fits sessions and follow the product from 1st sample to production
- Ensure that the product quality is kept up to standard
- Cost conscious
- Work together with buying and design departments to create new styles
- Find new ways of improving existing technical details and fit
- Great organizational skills, work well under pressure and ability to prioritize workload
Location is H&M Buying Office in Stockholm, Sweden
We are looking forward to receive your application
NOTE! This is not an application to any actual/specific position.
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