Fabric Technologist

7 days left

Location
London
Salary
£35000 per annum
Posted
09 Sep 2016
Closes
07 Oct 2016
Ref
KM898486
Contact
Kate Morton
Function
Technical
Sector
Textiles
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

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted, therefore if you do not hear from one of our consultants within 3 working days, please assume that you've not been successful on this occasion.

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