Menswear Technician

Location: Headquarters
Job Code: HO-925MT
# of openings: 1


Job Title:                       Menswear Technician

Location:                       Toronto, ON- Corporate Headquarters

Hiring Manager:              Senior Technical Manager

Posting Date:                 July 28th, 2014

Expiry Date:                   August 11th, 2014

Application Process:       Submit resume to


**Please speak to your manager for endorsement before applying**


At Roots, we look for dynamic individuals who are not only interested in retail and fashion, but who enjoy challenges and share our vision for a safer, cleaner, healthier planet.

Roots is not only a brand, it’s a culture and lifestyle. In addition to our customers, an intrinsic part of our success has always been the people who work here. Our clients and customers need to have confidence that our managers and associates at all levels of the organization have the knowledge, skills and competencies to excel. Our company depends on systems and processes that support the continued learning and development of our people. Roots is a company in which you can grow and benefit from the great opportunities often available. All members of our team are encouraged to ‘spread their roots’.

Nature & Scope:

Reporting to the Technical Manager, working with the development team.   This is an exciting role and an opportunity to become a valued contributor to our brand.



Key accountabilities and responsibilities include the following:

  • Garment fit & construction
  • Style development spec packages
  • Detailed technical comments
  • Daily vendor communication regarding garment development (fit / construction / details, etc.)
  • Ensuring development timelines are achieved


Demonstrated Interpersonal Skills

  • Ability to give fit and construction directions through clear illustration, written detail, and or verbal communication
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Understanding of a team environment, and participating as a team member


Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Degree in Fashion Design program is required
  • A minimum of 3 – 5 years of experience in Men’s garment technical development
  • Experienced with both woven and Knit Men’s Garments is essential
  • Pattern, Fit, and construction experience is paramount
  • Working experience with a Produce Development System
  • Working experience with off-shore suppliers and understanding of timelines
  • Experienced with Illustrator, Photo-shop, and Excel is an asset


Working Conditions:

  • Office Environment


Physical Demands:


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