Senior Fabric Technologist

  • Job Reference: JR4509
  • Date Posted: 4 October 2019
  • Recruiter: u&i Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jo Raynor
  • Email: jor@uandirecruitment.co.uk

Job Description

The Company

Our client is a design driven supplier of jerseywear, outerwear and knitwear  to the UK's leading High Street retailers.  They are looking for a Senior Fabric Technologist to join their London based team. This a pivotal role within the business and offers someone a very exciting career opportunity.

Senior Fabric Technologist - The Role:

  • Reports into the Head of Technical and Company Directors.
  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with the retail customers, always communicating and delivering on expected standards.
  • Work very closely with the design teams and stakeholders to both develop and source fabrics and manage risk for the business.
  • Be heavily involved in the design development process with design to assess, contribute and influence the fabric selections and developments to ensure the business is not exposed to unnecessary risk, for a fabric technical point of view.
  • Liaise and communicate with all members of the team including design and merchandising.
  • Ensure clear communication with the fabric suppliers and continuous updates so developments and bulk fabrics are produced to standard and critical dates.
  • Visit fabric mills and garment manufacturers as and when required.

Senior Fabric Technologist - The Candidate:

  • You must have a minimum of 6 years relevant industry experience working with jersey and outerwear woven fabrics - cut and sew and woven outerwear fabrics, yarn/knitwear experience would be a distinct advantage but not essential.
  • Strong communicating skills are essential.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Able to travel as and when required.
  • Driven and ambitious to succeed and excel.
  • Having worked in an Off Shore factory for an extended period of time would be a distinct advantage.

Senior Fabric Technologist - The Package:

- Highly competitive package reflective of this senior position.

Due to the anticipated interest in this role only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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