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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 a 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)



Footwear Technologist

Experienced Non-Manager

Published on 14 Jan 2021