Raw Material Engineering Manager - West Yorkshire

Raw Material Engineering Manager - West Yorkshire

£ dependent on Experience
REF: 10635 AA

Job Description

Raw Material Engineering Manager - Job Description

To manage and develop raw materials within the upstream technical development phase, whilst adhering to the critical path and business strategy.

Previous manufacturing experience within a mill or dyeing, spinning house in the past is essential.

Raw Material Engineering Manager - Job Responsibilities

  • Provide real time technical expertise for elevated luxury products that align with the design and technical development teams
  • Assessment of capabilities and capacities, of existing and new raw material suppliers
  • Lead strategic technical developments,  through value engineering and enhanced technology
  • Expert knowledge on material construction analysis and interpretation
  • Identify opportunities that support pricing and sourcing strategy
  • Adherence to critical path to ensure timely delivery of new products
  • Execute technical approvals and validation of materials specifications and standards
  • Mitigate product risk for new materials
  • Hold suppliers accountable to materials specifications, processes performance and standards
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of latest government regulations, restrictions, safety protocols and performance standards for raw materials & finished good
  • Build relationships with experts in industry, academia, and trade associations to keep up to date on Technology and Product advances in Apparel & Accessories
  • Build partnerships with leading partners in the Industry

Raw Material Engineering Manager - Person Specification

  • Textile Engineering Degree in Materials and/or Chemicals is preferred
  • Knowledge of production techniques and testing standards within the Apparel industry
  • Extensive manufacturing working experience in Apparel / Fabric
  • Experience in leading technical developments
  • Proven record in Industrialization of new products
  • Knowledge of fibres and yarns
  • Proven record of experience in working closely with design teams
  • Global knowledge of suppliers and textile service providers
  • Understanding of the textile industry and have worked closely with mills and manufacturing sites      
  • Great communication skills

Please apply with your updated CV to c.turner@peoplemarketing.co.uk

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