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Footwear Technologist


Our Client a global niche brand is recruiting for a Footwear Technologist to work within our established Technical department. You will cover all footwear ranges within the brand, across Men's, Women's and Collaborations.

The Role

  • Update product fit comments and sample feedback, providing technical instructions to the suppliers

  • Updating the critical path from proto sample to bulk production, in conjunction with the product development and production planning team

  • Assist the Technical manager with the fitting and approval of sealing samples and preparing graded size charts for production

  • Liaise with suppliers and factories to ensure technical issues are resolved and within the best available time frame

  • Assessing final AQL inspection reports, liaising with the production department to facilitate the maintenance of required ex-factory date


About you

  • This is a great role for an experienced footwear technologist, who wishes to broaden their technical knowledge within a brand environment.

  • A basic understanding of footwear fitting, grading, construction and manufacture

  • The ability to effectively communicate across internal departments and external sources, both verbally and in writing

  • Knowledge of fabric, lab testing and assessment of results

  • Knowledge of CAD/CAM

  • Ability to work in structured and timely manner under pressure within a team environment.

  • Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook. (Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator would be useful)

    Salary £35-£40k . Flexible core hours and early finish on a Friday plus a generous benefits package!

Due to the number of applicants we will only be able to respond personally to successful candidates. Please don't be deterred from applying to any of our vacancies in the future.



Footwear Technologist

Experienced Non-Manager
£35- £40k

Published on 29 Jun 2020