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CAD-CAM Garment Production Marker Maker

Ref: DT299
  • CAD Software:
      • Other
  • Experience:
    • Minimum 10+ years progressive experience in a Production marker making capacity
    • 5+ years in a supervisory role or equivalent, collaborating effectively with multiple associates
    • Reporting, tracking, continuous improvement and optimisation
  • Salary: £40000 / negotiable
  • Location: ,

Job Description

CADagency is pleased to be working with a well established master designer, manufacturer and supplier of bespoke personal protective equipment to police, special operations and military forces around the globe.

Due to on-going demand and a new range of products their is a requirement for a CAD-CAM Garment Production Marker Maker. You will be responsible for generating efficient and profitable Production ready markers for a high volume, fast paced material Cutting department, meeting marker efficiency and material consumption targets with accuracy, while maintaining consistent productivity, quality and timeliness.


  • High level of proficiency in CAD/Marker/Nesting in Gerber and/or Optitex CAD software systems preferred (proficiency in alternate systems will also be considered)
  • In depth knowledge of Production marker making processes, marker efficiency, material utilization, and waste reduction
  • PDS and pattern geometry, and its effect on marker efficiency
  • Familiarity with heavy nylon wovens, laminates, knit meshes, spacers, circular knits, Velcro, elastics, polymer-based ballistics, all their basic properties and cutting processes (CnC, Laser)
  • Knowledge of garment design and construction methods
  • Strong organizational skills, able to effectively manage own workload
  • Meticulous and detail oriented
  • Excellent math skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Microsoft Office (Excel and Power Point)
  • Create Production ready markers for both garment and ballistic material layups using both Gerber and Optitex software
  • Effectively communicate marker and layplan information to Manufacturing (both internal and external)
  • Meet a minimum target marker efficiency of 85%, manipulate as necessary to achieve best results
  • Optimise material utilisation, identify cost reduction/ savings opportunities
  • Maintain consistent productivity, timeliness, and quality of work
  • As a strong team player, collaborate effectively with cross-functional associates
  • Continually review and improve the marker making process working closely with Design and Cutting department(s) team members


University degree, and/or Technical college equivalent in Technical Design or similar (Fashion or Industrial)

Working Hours

Monday – Thursday 7am – 4pm / Friday 7am – 1pm