Fabric Technologist

Location
Bedfordshire
Salary
£Dependent Upon Experience
Posted
30 Aug 2016
Closes
27 Sep 2016
Ref
10297 DD
Contact
Fiona Berridge
Function
Production, Technical
Job Type
Permanent

Do you have a passion for fabrics and love seeing the results of finding successful innovative fabrics??This is a highly sought after opportunity to join this young and passionate team of creative people as a Fabric Technologist!

Fabric Technologist - The role

  • You will manage the testing and approval of all fabrics, components, lab dips and bulk fabrications.
  • This role involves being the go to person for any fabric queries, sourcing from mills or dealing with lab test results.
  • Agree workable tolerances for fabric performance at product development stage, liaising with the Production and Quality Managers.
  • Trouble-shoot any potential issues with delays to sampling or final production.
  • Manage and maintain the Critical Path.
  • Ensure all labelling meets current guidelines within REACH and meet company expectations.
  • Liaise with off-shore facilities verbally and in person when required.
  • Manage and mentor junior members of the team.

Fabric Technologist - The Candidate

  • Excellent awareness of fabric testing requirements and general technical knowledge with strong practical skills.
  • Experience of working with a diverse mix of products from jersey to knitwear and woven fabric is desirable.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to liaise with colleagues in other functions within the business.
  • Strong communication skills and excellent attention to detail.
  • Problem-solving skills and decision-making ability.
  • You must be analytical and have the ability to produce & interpret fabric testing reports.
  • A highly competent understanding of computer/IT systems and software.

Please apply with your updated CV to f.berridge@peoplemarketing.co.uk.We regret that due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our vacancies, if you do not hear from one of our consultants within 5 days then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for this role.

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