Textile Innovation Technologist - Taiwan

Location
Taiwan
Salary
£60000 - £80000 per annum + Salary guideline only
Posted
03 Sep 2018
Closes
01 Oct 2018
Ref
HT901877B
Contact
Helen Taylor
Function
Technical
Sector
Textiles
Job Type
Permanent
Textile Innovation Technologist - Taiwan

A major knitted fabric manufacturing company are investing heavily in innovation, and are looking for an experienced technical-led candidate for their exciting new venture in Taipei, to drive revolutionary innovations in performance textile products

The Candidate: Textile Innovation Technologist - Taiwan
*Your background can be in fabric technology but it must be within knitted textiles/knitting, ideally synthetics
*Proven track record in commercial product creation and commercialisation
*Relevant degree with strong research and testing components, perhaps biomechanics, thermophysiology or exercise physiology
*Capacity to present and communicate this work to experts in other fields, especially engineers and specialists in other fields
*Ability to relate this to sports performance and product experience
*Able to summarise data, key learnings, and recommend action steps from these results

The Role: Textile Innovation Technologist - Taiwan
*Help to test, validate and deliver innovative, sustainable and future-focused textile product developments
*Explore for, test, evaluate and help improve new materials that support customer needs, trend direction and end user performance and experience
*Provide and present, clear to understand and communicate information, evaluation and recommendations to internal team, suppliers and customers
*Create, strengthen and manage strong collaborative relationships with industry-leading research laboratories, test facilities, and help create internal test protocols
*Support scouting, bench marking and evaluation of competitor technologies and ideas from adjacent fields and product categories eg automotive, aerospace
*Help to pioneer and introduce leading edge, faster, smarter, more efficient testing in support of new technologies, and work to bring these in house

The Package: Textile Innovation Technologist - Taiwan
An excellent package can be available for the right candidate, plus accommodation, potential bonus and holiday leave flights.

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