Raw Materials Technologist

  • Job Reference: JR4384
  • Date Posted: 15 February 2019
  • Recruiter: u&i Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Northamptonshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jo Raynor
  • Email: jor@uandirecruitment.co.uk

Job Description

Our client is a leading manufacturer of lingerie brands and swimwear. The now have an exciting opportunity for a Raw Materials Technologist, covering lingerie and swim to join their team, in the south Midlands.

The Role: Raw Materials Technologist

  • Carry out technical assessment of all proposed materials.
  • Identify and resolve potential problems in end use.
  • Ensure all materials meet the necessary testing criteria.
  • Source and complete the development process on all new materials.
  • Understand the colour process, assess and communicate colour comments to dyers.
  • Carry out the compliance management of the supply base to Oeko- tex and other certifications as necessary.
  • Establish specification and technical standards , approved and available for business use.
  • Work closely and form good relationships with the designers and suppliers to facilitate accurate transfer of information.
  • Liaise with internal departments to manage and improve processes.

The Candidate: Raw Materials Technologist

  • The successful candidate will have a worked in a very similar role, ideally with experience in either the lingerie and swim sector or both.
  • Strong knowledge/experience of fabric and trim assessment and approval process.
  • Colour assessment accuracy.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Accurate and process driven.
  • Good communicator both verbal and written.
  • Good computer skills and efficiency with MS Office package.
  • Competent level of skills in Maths and English.

The Package: Raw Materials Technologist

- Competitive package reflective of position and dependant on experience.

Please note that due to the anticipated interest in these roles only short listed candidates will be contacted
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