Fabric technologist

Location
London
Salary
£32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
30 Aug 2016
Closes
27 Sep 2016
Ref
JLD898486
Contact
Jodie Davis
Function
Technical
Sector
Womenswear
Job Type
Permanent

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Fabric Technologist to join this fantastic brand.

The Role:

*Support the buying, design and merchandising teams in your division to achieve the business objectives, drive innovation and quality standards
*Deliver innovation on fabrics by visiting key fabric fairs and working with major fabric mills to drive newness in your product areas
*Assist in the delivery of the technical strategy
*Assist in the product development process through completion of wearer trials and competitor comparison
*Work in partnership with buyers, merchandisers, designers to drive an efficient critical path
*Assist in the departmental strategy to develop quality management processes and systems to improve lead-time and reduce costs
*Assist in the management of the supply base to ensure that you are working with the most capable factories.
*Support the buying, design and merchandising teams to achieve the business objectives and drive innovation and quality standards
*Manage or participate and contribute to relevant technical projects

The Candidate

* Degree or equivalent relating to clothing technical
*Experience in a manufacturing and /or retailing environment
*Have knowledge of the fabric supply chain
*Excellent communication skills
*Commercial awareness
*Knowledge and understanding of testing and test reports
*Excellent inter personnel skills
*Be professional, act with integrity



If this sounds like the sort of role you are looking for, please apply with an up to date CV today!

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