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  • Posted: May 28, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • TFG (The Foschini Group) is a South African fashion lifestyle retailer & comprises of 22 fashion forward brands. Our range includes some of the leading fashion, home wear, sportswear, cellular and jewellery brands in the country, as well as a host of innovative financial services. TFG comprises of the following 22 exciting retail brands; @home, @homelivi...
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    Pattern Designer

    About the job

    • TFG Design and Manufacturing is looking for an experienced, dynamic and self-driven individual who can join our team in Markham in the role of Pattern Designer. The successful candidate will be required to make Patterns using a sketch of a garment from the Designer. The Pattern Designer is responsible for creating required pattern pieces on Lectra in order to ensure successful garment interpretation, proportion and fit. The successful candidate would form part of a driven and talented team set against a creative and fast paced environment focused on Fast Fashion. Responsibilities:

    Create Pattern on computer using Lectra and available references

    • Liaise with Designer on requirements
    • Communicate with Sample Room on requirements
    • Measure Garments
    • Grading
    • Attend Fit Sessions with Designer
    • Liaise with retail Technologist
    • Handle queries from factories


    • Has proven competency in Pattern Making (3-5 years)
    • Has good interpersonal and communication skills
    • Has a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
    • Has good planning and organising skills and be able to prioritise
    • Is reliable and hard working
    • Is able to work under pressure to meet regular deadlines
    • Enjoys working in a team.
    • For this position experience on the Lectra windows system would be advantageous.
    • Has the ability to Grade (advantageous)

    Competencies and behaviours for success: 

    • Good analytical and problem solving skills
    • Multi-tasking with the ability to focus and attend to multiple things
    • To be able to perform at a high level of accuracy with little supervision
    • To be self-motivated, well organised and able to work under pressure to tight deadlines
    • Proven written and verbal communication skill
    • Sound decision making ability
    • Ability to show initiative and be resourceful
    • Positive and motivated

    Preference will be given, but not limited to, candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to TFG (The Foschini Group) on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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