Fabric and Technical Apparel Specialist

Recruiter
u&i Recruitment Ltd
Location
Gloucestershire
Salary
30000.00 - 39999.00 GBP Annual + 40,000 - 49,999
Posted
13 Mar 2018
Closes
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Company

Our client is is among the world's largest integrated producers of polymers and fibers, with a business presence in more than 20 countries. They are looking for a Fabric and Technical Apparel Specialist to support brand customer growth, and help develop/promote technical performance fabrics.

Fabric and Technical Apparel Specialist - The Role:

  • Develop comprehensive understanding of market needs and technical fabric trends within the textile value chains supporting European Military, Workwear and Outdoor segments.
  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with key influencers and decision makers at the apparel and equipment brand level for target market segments.
  • Understand of technical fabrics in order to support the initiation of fabric developments as well as promote the value and differentiation at end user product level.
  • Support marketing and development activities through relevant industry and trade events.
  • Identify value creation opportunities for their brand in line with business strategy.
  • Identify and communicate overall market trends and insights to the business team to help enhance strategic thinking.

Fabric and Technical Apparel Specialist - The Candidate:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science or Textiles or related scientific field
  • Textile industry experience - particularly technical fabrics
  • Demonstrate clear thinking skills and the ability to analyse and simplify complex situations and data and make sound judgments
  • Ability to prioritise decisions and development activities based on long-term economic thinking
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to travel on a regular basis, including overnights and occasional weekends.
  • An understanding of ingredient brand development in B2B environment
  • Fluency in one or more European language as well as English

Fabric and Technical Apparel Specialist - The Package:

  • Salary and benefits commensurate with experience

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