Function: Garment Tech

Responsibility: Supporting the Garment Tech team in day-to-day tasks

Reports to: Garment Tech Manager

Location: Leeds (Colton) 2mins from Junction 46 – M1, 20mins from Leeds Station

Compensation: Dependant on experience

Gym King has a rare and exciting opportunity for a Garment Tech Admin Assistant to join our team in Leeds. The successful candidate will play an important role in supporting the garment tech team in their day to day tasks.

Reporting to the Garment Tech Manager, this is a fantastic opportunity for a graduate (or similar) to gain and grow their knowledge and experience of garment tech/construction in a supportive environment.

The successful applicant will possess a sound understanding of garment construction, ensuring the initial design concept is successfully translated into a product that can be effectively communicated and meet our customer’s needs.

We are looking for someone with the determination, collaboration, and self- motivation skills to succeed in this fast-paced and dynamic role. You will be supported and encouraged to take ownership of your work, while also working collaboratively with other team members to achieve our collective goals.

Key Roles and Responsibilities.

Day to day help with all administrative duties within the team

Thorough checks of all samples submitted across all development stages

Measure all samples received and update workbook findings

Preparing for fit sessions and attending fit sessions

Assist in writing fit session notes

Model management for fit sessions

Helping the team to collate and assess fabric testing.

Liaising with factories regarding fabric failures

Chasing of test reports and production AQL’s

Update critical path and tracking spreadsheets to ensure product is delivered on time

Ensure all technical files are kept up to date

Maintaining a neat and tidy workplace that provides optimal workflow.

Experience / Credentials

Excellent communication skills

Basic knowledge of garment construction and pattern cutting

An educational background in pattern cutting, clothing technology, production or similar.

Basic understanding of fabric testing

Highly organized with a good attention to detail

Computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office

A confident , proactive approach capable of working effectively independently and in a team under pressure in a fast paced environment

Ability to interact effectively with suppliers and colleagues at all levels

Gym King values:

Team Player

The successful candidate will demonstrate behaviours that are aligned to these values.


Salary commensurate with experience

25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) option to ‘buy ‘up to 2 extra days

Free onsite parking

Relaxed and friendly working environment

50% Gym King discount for staff, friends & family

10 days sick pay (after completion of probationary period)

Hybrid working (mandatory days in the office; Tuesday & Thursday)

Health Cash Plan (after completion of probationary period)

GK profit related bonus scheme

Flexible start (between 08:00-10:00) & finish (between 16:00 – 18:00) times

Staff shop with heavily discounted sample Gym King products

Discounted gym membership

Cycle to Work

Fully paid for annual staff party

Working hours: Due to the nature of this role, the hours will be full time (37.5 hours per week) Monday-Friday, although a flexible approach is required.

Location: This role is based at Unit 6 Temple Point, Bullerthorpe Lane, Colton, Leeds LS15 9JL. 2 minutes off the M1 J46. Hybrid working will be considered. There will be a requirement to travel as part of this role.