Fabric Technologist

Fabric Technologist

£Dependent Upon Experience
REF: 10704 EE

Job Description

A rare opportunity to join a well-established, successful manufacturer of ladies soft separates and smart tailoring. They are looking to bring on board a Fabric Technologist to effectively assist the team in the development of fabrics in-house and globally. This Manchester based company are looking for someone with a can-do attitude and proven UK industry experience.

Fabric Technologist - The role

  • You will assist with technical fabric development.
  • Implement testing of fabric and garments all initial stages of the garment development process, as during production.
  • You must agree workable tolerances for fabric performance at product development stage, liaising with the Technical team and the Account Managers throughout.
  • Liaison with the customer to agree base performance standards is also required.
  • Work with the Fabric Buyer and Account Managers to check bulk submissions.
  • You will be required to submit non-conformances on fabric performance to the garment technical team.
  • Check the necessary reports including bulk test reports and care label to ensure all details are correct
  • You must liaise with off-shore facilities

Assistant Fabric Technologist – The Candidate

  • A good awareness of fabric testing requirements and general technical knowledge with strong practical skills.
  • Experience of working with structured and soft tailoring and also woven fabric is essential.
  • Fabric purchasing experience is desirable, but not essential.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to liaise with colleagues in other functions within the business.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritise and to switch between different tasks as required.
  • Problem-solving skills and decision-making ability.
  • You must be analytical and have the ability to produce & interpret fabric testing reports.
  • A highly competent understanding of computer/IT systems and software.
  • Please note this is not a graduate position; only candidates with proven UK industry experience will be considered.

Please apply with your updated CV to k.barksby@peoplemarketing.co.uk


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