Sample Sewer (m/f)

Herzogenaurach | Germany | Engineering

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Sews proper samples (proto types) with attention to production feasibility

Key Accountabilities

  • Supports the Project Management team in all sewing and workmanship issues for in house samples.
  • Sews proto samples and mock up’s to support the development process with attention to production feasibility.
  • Sews proto samples and mock up’s according to input from Project Management Team.
  • Ensures proper measuring of all proto samples sewn in sample shop so that sample is within measurement tolerance.
  • Ensures proper cutting and embroidery by the use of digital cutting computer/machine.
  • Ensures close cooperation and communication with the respective interfaces   regarding all inquiries concerning sewing and workmanship.
  • Tests new garment constructions in cooperation with the pattern making team.

Knowledge, Capabilities and Experience

  • Experience in garment/ textile industry
  • Intermediate English and German language skills
  • IT skills (MS Office, Illustrator and Gerber)
  • Basic knowledge of Pattern creation
  • Good communication Skill
  • Ability to deliver on time
  • Strong technical understanding and innovative thinking
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability of multitask


  1. apprenticeship as a tailor/ dressmaker or industrial clothes manufacturer (“Gesellenausbildung”/”Meisterbrief”) OR 4 years experience in sewing
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The Facts

Jobtitle Sample Sewer (m/f)
Team Engineering
Brand adidas
Location Herzogenaurach
Country Germany
Number 164316
Position Type Temp
Date Aug-01, 2017
Relocation no

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