I have been working in the fashion industry for the past 16 years, my strength in Fashion is garment technique, development & production. These areas require additional strong logical thinking & organized manner which perfectly match my interests,
I have very good knowledge of Kids, Women’s & Men’s products for arranging precise spec for right product, grading, fit, fabric consumption’s and construction processes. A strong communicator and able to influence decisions; also work well under pressure to achieve targets. I am extremely organized, efficient and have a focused attitude that makes me a great asset to any team. Currently working for Apparel Concepts L.L.C as Production Manager / Technologist
Have Knowledge to make 3D fitting on the Optitex Software, which I found more helpful to get easy fitting, Time & cost saving..
November 2014 to till now
Production Manager / Technologist at Apparel Concepts LLC
Apparel Concepts established in 2009 as manufacturer of Knit’s & synthetic, apparel belongs to the family of ( Hi-tech Textile Group ) The current customers like Perry Ellis, Kenneth Cole, Walmart, Chaps, Fashion Source, NY&CO, & Sears
*** Analyzing the CMP and Productivity details for all new development styles based on garment sketch or samples and provide CMP to merchandising department.
*** After order confirmation the evaluated garment is re-analyzed for better and economical methods to reduce the negotiated CMP in order to stay in safe margin. It means reduction of SMV by construction simplification related to seam and method without affecting the actual appearance of sample.
*** Approving Style bulletin / Line Layout and thread consumption chart for lines,
*** Department wise Manpower requirement rationalization based on target strength ratio,
*** Co-ordination with planning department for allocation of similar styles, capacity plan, line plan and factory monthly plan based on the history of line and factory efficiency,
*** Co-ordination with planning department for improving the pre- production activities,
*** Co-ordination with Merchandiser for cut plan and finishing plan based on delivery priority.
*** Co-ordination with HR manager for training progress (fresh training and multi-skill training)
*** Co-ordination with HR manager to reward outstanding operators based on Skill grade, efficiency and attendance (once in 15 days)
*** Monitoring and Auditing IE and Production team activities,
*** Factory Production Incentive report monitoring and approval,
*** Co-ordination with Sample Room at the time of all new development samples
August 2009 to November 2014
Garment Technician at Hi-Tech Textile LLC
Hi-Tech Textile was established in May 2000 in Jordan QIZ, to focus exclusively on Casual and Formal bottoms manufacturing, They are producing more than 57,000 dzn’s/ per month. for customers like GV, Bandolino, Nine West, Walmart, Macy’s, Sears, Kohl’s & LEI
*** Assisting both Sample and Merchandising team during all phases of product development from design to production.
*** Doing technical review of all kind of styles in term of fabrics, trims, construction & fit.
*** Closely working with New York Designers for Initial/SMS sample creation.
*** Conducting Fit Sessions on live models and also doing fittings on dummy.
*** Reviewing samples at every stage (SMS, Proto, Size Set & PP Sample) and also giving approval.
*** Guiding Pattern Makers in all technical aspects and also giving comments/solution.
*** Recommending necessary changes to Pattern Makers as required,
*** Takes calls in process to make the product better and sale able,
*** Answering all product related queries to the concern department,
*** Apart from all this also analyzing product faults and returns,
*** Also responsible to give guidelines to the Sample Room to get cost effective garment,
September 2004 to June 2009
Manager Cad/Sampling at Rainbow Textile LLC
Rainbow Textile a part of the best Knit’s Garment manufacturer in Jordan, Rainbow Textiles was established in 2001 in Jordan. The purpose was to utilize the Jordan Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with US, The factory is into manufacturing of Knit’s wear, Jackets,Trousers,Tank top, Polo & Underwear garments with Buyers Like Sara Lee, JC Penny, Walmart, Under Armour & Dynamic Design
*** Improved fabric consumption’s approx 10%
*** Communicate with customers for all related points
*** Responsible of doing the Mini Markers for costing & fabric orders
*** Organize sewing / submitting date for all requested samples according to fitting dates
*** Getting samples requested details with PDM file and study all details to follow for samples,
*** Following up pattern grading and all samples sewing details with my team to achieve all buyers requirements for perfect samples for fitting and correct workmanship for production,
*** Reviewing all steps with our customer to make sure to get approved samples from 1st round of submitting fit samples,
*** After getting all samples approval start working closely with production team to better understanding the buyer requirements
March 2002 to August 2004
GGT Pattern Maker at Fatani Impex Pvt. Ltd
Fatani Impex a part of the top denim manufacturers in Karachi, The factory is into manufacturing of woven bottoms and producing labels for companies like VF, H&M & 3-STAR
*** Create Digital pattern, grading, Marker making & add shrinkage on Gerber Software for any kind of Patterns,
*** Keep follow up with sample makers to make best fitting sample & get the approval at once
*** Make the Markers with best efficiency for the fabric orders or Costing Purpose, keep upgrading the markers at the time of production to improved Consumption’s
*** Share our knowledge with production / Industrial Engineering to get good productivity & quality garment
- garment manufacturing
- industrial engineering
- pattern design
- product development
- quality management
Bachelor of science (BSC) 2nd Division at Karachi University