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Fabric/Raw Materials Technologist - Lingerie & Swimwear

This opportunity looks to recruit an experienced Fabric/Raw Materials Technologist.

The successful applicant will be responsible for supporting the technical development process within a dynamic lingerie and swimwear design environment, ensuring suppliers and materials meet required compliance and performance criteria.

Fabric/Raw Materials Technologist – Lingerie & Swimwear – The Job Outline:

  • Assessment of proposed materials.
  • Ability to identify and resolve potential problems in end use.
  • Ensure materials meet necessary testing criteria.
  • Work with design sourcing and developing new materials.
  • Understanding of colour process, ability to assess & express colour comments to dyers.
  • Compliance management of supply base to Oeko-tex and other certifications as necessary.
  • Specifications and technical standards to be established, approved and available to the business.
  • Interact with designers & suppliers to facilitate accurate transfer of information.
  • Liaise with internal departments and external manufacturing sites managing & improving process.
  • Liaise with global production sites supporting with solutions to technical matters.

Fabric/Raw Materials Technologist – Lingerie & Swimwear – The Person Specification:

  • Previous experience within the position of Fabric Technologist or similar Raw Materials (min 5years). A good knowledge and awareness of UK/European fabric testing standards and requirements with strong practical skills.
  • Applicants should have previous relevant experience working with fabrics & assessing colour
  • Knowledge of lingerie, swim, sports or similar product categories would be advantageous.
  • Confident in liaising with suppliers and factories regarding technical matters. 
  • Good computer efficiency MS Office – Outlook/Word/Excel/PowerPoint with clear communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise and to switch between different tasks as required.

Please apply with your updated CV to

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We regret that due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our vacancies, if you do not hear from one of our consultants within 5 days then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for this role.

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£Dependent Upon Experience

Clare Turner

0115 922 3335

Fabric/Raw Materials Technologist - Lingerie & Swimwear

Leicestershire, UK

Published on 2 Dec 2019