Textile / Fabric Technologist

25 Nov 2016
23 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you have a passion for textiles? Are you conversant with flame retardancy regulations? If so, our client, based on the outskirts of Rochdale, wants to talk to you about joining their team as a Textile / Fabric Technologist. This is a superb opportunity for either a recent graduate or an experienced professional to join this hugely successful textile business, so if you're looking to take your career to the next level, we want to talk to you NOW.

What's the Job?

This is a pivotal role within the textile development process within the business which reaches a worldwide audience, duties will include:

Working with suppliers and managing testing of sample fabrics
Creating and agreeing product specifications
Creating systems and procedures
Working to critical paths
Managing testing budgets
Documenting all testing and risk assessments
Quality assurance
Investigate customer complaints
Quality control
Liaison with both suppliers and customers regarding testing / quality issues.

What experience do you need?

To be considered for this role you'll need a passion for textiles, you'll also need to be able to demonstrate:

Educated to degree level (or equivalent)
A good understanding of fire retard standards
Exceptional organisational skills
Organised, enthusiastic and outgoing
Ability to work under pressure and to ever changing deadlines
An understanding of weaving; knitting, dyeing, printing, coating and finishing would also be beneficial
Knowledge of the testing procedures of soft furnishings.

What are the pay and benefits?

An excellent salary is on offer for this role, benefits include pension and parking.

What to do next?

If you feel you have the relevant skills, email your CV as soon as possible.

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Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted