Senior Innovation Textile Technologist (Sportswear) - Taiwan

Taiwan (TW)
A competitive salary plus accommodation and benefits for the right candidate
09 May 2019
06 Jun 2019
Job Type

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:Senior Innovation Textile Technologist - Sports (Taiwan)
• Your background can be in fabric technology but it must be within knitted textiles/knitting, ideally synthetics
Previous experience in using Jaquard double knot machines, as well as other knitting and dying machines
• Proven track record in commercial product creation and commercialisation
• 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:Senior Innovation Textile Technologist - Sports (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:Senior Innovation Textile Technologist - Sports (Taiwan)
An excellent package can be available for the right candidate, plus accommodation, potential bonus and holiday leave flights.

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