The Footwear technologist is responsible for assisting the footwear team with the day-to-day technical requirements of development samples in line with the critical path. Working from initial prototype to pre-production across men’s, ladies and kids footwear. The role will involve liaising with the design team and buyers as well as factories in the Far East, India and Europe to ensure development samples meet quality, style and fit expectations.What we are looking for:·Experience with working with multi product on footwear with a good knowledge of compliance.·Up to date on current footwear legislations. Solid understanding of footwear construction together with good manufacturing knowledge.·Good understanding of production capability from a commercial and design perspective·Strong ability to influence and effectively communicate at all levels and functions externally and internally in the business.·Proactive approach and good presentation skills·Competent knowledge of MS word and Excel. Ability to quickly learn new software and databases·Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills with sound knowledge of the critical pathWhat we offer:·31 days Annual Leave (includes bank holidays) ·Holiday Purchase Scheme·50% clothing employee discount·Annual Clothing Allowance A full list can be found herehttp://bit.ly/joulesrb
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