Junior Fabric Technologist

Location
West Midlands
Salary
£18000 - £22000 per annum + Commensurate with experience
Posted
26 Aug 2016
Closes
23 Sep 2016
Ref
CP898519
Contact
Claire Harker-Gill
Function
Technical
Job Type
Permanent
Junior Fabric Technologist

This is a fantastic opportunity to support the Buying, Design, Merchandising and Garment techs, across multi-product fashion, within a retail head office environment.

Package: You will be rewarded with a competitive salary

The role:

*Participate in the technical development of product within specified departments.
*Ensure that the product is developed and manufactured to a specified quality standard which meets ethical, legal and brand requirements.
*Work with the garment techs and buying teams to ensure product continuity & improvement throughout development and production.
*Effectively resolve fabric and product issues to agreed timescales.
*To ensure that the team and suppliers have the information required to develop and produce the product within the critical path timelines.
*To liaise with the technical team & suppliers to ensure they are aware of, and on board with the company's Code of Conduct.
*To travel within the UK and offshore, to carry out product development or to ensure supplier compliance

You will have:

*Degree or equivalent relevant subject.
*Min 1 year experience in a manufacturing and /or retailing environment.
*Excellent communication skills.
*Commercial awareness.
*Risk analysis
*Enthusiasm for role and desire to learn
*Knowledge and understanding of testing and test reports