Job Description

Job Code : GBPT - Gerber Pattern Maker
Location : Toronto
Starting Date : Immediately
Salary : $45-55k
Description :

Summary of Position:
The Pattern/Marker Maker is responsible for creation and distribution of markers forVendors. This position is accountable for creating patterns/markers using Gerber CAD Systems to achieve the best material utilization possible. Patterns are tailored to specific Purchase Orders and Vendor’s cutting room standards. Part of the Pattern/Marker Maker’s responsibilities is also daily communication with Vendors and maintenance of Plotters.

Key Responsibilities:
• Creating & updating production parrens/markers to specific P.O.s in Gerber CAD Systems, tailored to Vendor’s cutting room standards
• Plotting and/or e-mailing markers & patterns to Vendors in accordance with Production Schedule
• Creating markers for best material utilization while respecting pattern and fabric quality boundaries
• Calculating yields for costing and material ordering purposes
• Creating patterns andmarkers for new samples
• Maintenance of plotters and tracking of plotter’s utilization

Skills :

• College Degree or Diploma in apparel design and manufacturing preferred
• 5+ years’ experience in pattern/marker making
• 3 years’ experience using CAD & Gerber CAD Systems (mimimum requirements)
• 2-3 years experience in manual cutting
• Knowledge of pattern making & sewing is mandatory
• Experience with outerwear garments is an asset
• Experience with auto cutter would be an asset
• Ability work independently, with little supervision
• Potential travel throughout GTA (including highway travel) approx. 10% of the time
• Computer literate-Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Outlook to Intermediate level
• Should be organized, detail oriented, team player, multi task oriented
• Effective communication & interpersonal skills required to build relationships across the business and with vendors