Workwear Outfitters has a strong legacy of building innovative and authentic market-right products and is a leading supplier of work apparel and footwear for diverse occupations in industries such as automotive, manufacturing, oil and gas, utilities, government, food services, telecommunications, hospitality, and many more. Workwear Outfitters is based in Nashville, Tennessee with over $800 million in sales and we employ more than 5,800 people in facilities spanning the globe.
Brands under the Workwear Outfitters umbrella include Red Kap, Bulwark, Image Authority, Kodiak, Terra, Walls, Liberty , Work Authority, Workrite Fire Service, Chef Designs, and Horace Small. Workwear Outfitters is also the exclusive licensee for Dickies apparel in the B2B channel.
Our Purpose: "We champion and empower workers who make our world work better"
What You Will Do as a Patternmaker
This position is responsible for the development and maintenance of patterns. Transforms merchandising ideas and product concepts into working patterns that achieve the desired fit and appearance at the minimum cost in materials and labor. This includes the supervision of prototype assembly, writing dimension specifications, and the monitoring of finished production for compliance to specifications. This position is responsible for clear and concise communications with internal departments and outside contractors.
How You Will Make a Difference:
Develops cost effective patterns that satisfy customer's needs.
Monitors the prototype process to ensure quality and time-lines are met.
Maintains productive communication with required areas to ensure customer requirements are met.
Provides error free production patterns, dimension specifications, style definitions, and marking rules.
Skills for Success
Years of Related Professional Experience:3-5
Pattern design and pattern grading experience
Excellent communication skills (oral, written)
Creative problem-solving skills
Must be able to handle issues cross-functionally
Strong knowledge of pattern design
Strong knowledge of pattern grading concepts
Superior CAD skills used in pattern making, grading, style definition, and marker making