Senior Fabric Technical Manager

Location
Sri Lanka (LK)
Salary
Competitive dependant on experience
Posted
11 Oct 2019
Closes
21 Oct 2019
Ref
JB4460
Function
Technical

The Company
Our client is a fast paced and demanding sourcing office with global operations.  They now have a pivotal role for a Senior Fabric Technical Manager to join their Sri Lanka office.   

Senior Fabric Technical Manager - The Role: 

  • Source and manage the fabric supply base and expand the network in the South Asia Region.
  • Work with the relevant fabric technologists and merchandisers to ensure fabric procedures and systems are both understood and adhered to
  • Ensure effective and consistent mill evaluation 
  • Train the supply base and undertake supplier viability assessment
  • Oversee base fabric approvals and  bulk fabric performance
  • Provide expert advice to team and business to ensure fabrics perform as specified at the required (or better price).
  • Colour management from lab dip through to bulk
  • Schedules Sri Lankan, Pakistan and Indian annual mill, laundry and print plant evaluations

Senior Fabric Technical Manager - The Candidate: 

  • Degree Certificate in a Technical Textile Qualification or a minimum of 10 years work experience in a similar capacity
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Accuracy
  • Problem solving
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Office and Microsoft Outlook)
  • Proven experience in mentoring a cross functional team
  • Experience in quality compliance & auditing 
  • Previous experience in manufacturing & sourcing in Asia
  • In depth knowledge of EU legislation and REACH compliance
  • Full understanding of fabric testing standards & methodology

Senior Fabric Technical Manager - The package:

  • Competitive salary + benefits. 

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