Knitting Development Technician

07 Dec 2017
04 Jan 2018
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
This company is looking to recruit a Knitting Development Technician to design, develop and programme knitting concepts / new product in line with environmental and technical performance requirements, trends and innovation for all required market segments, to further our company's development ensuring customer satisfaction.


- To develop custom knit samples, programming them to a customer ready state. To further develop new and existing customer specifications.
- To build strong relationships with customers worldwide, liaising throughout projects and visiting customers when required in order to develop products in line with customer specific requirements.
- To ensure smooth transition from development to production throughout the product lifecycle maintaining customer satisfaction.
- To maintain accurate record keeping at all times ensuring the ISO:9001 accreditation is retained throughout the company.
- Actively research and develop innovative ideas into product development for example new fabrics and yarns in conjunction with our design team
- To ensure production machines run efficiently, carrying out programme changes, maintaining and repairing knitting machines when required. To for-fill customer order satisfaction
- To maintain the department's quality, health and safety standards by following the set procedures.

Education / Skills / Knowledge / Experience

- Knowledge of knitting CAD CAM Design System
- Knowledge of Knitting machines / production
- Background in weft knitting
- Knowledge of Stoll M1 Design System
- Knowledge of Stoll CMS knitting machines
- Knowledge of Stoll Sirix Design System
- Qualification in a relevant subject

Personal Competencies

- Attention to detail and accuracy.
- Good time management with an organised and methodical approach.
- Driven with the ability to handle pressure.
- Friendly calm and professional manner.
- Ability to manage own work load and work with minimal supervision.
- Be a good communicator to all levels.
- Excellent colour matching and colour visualisation skills.
- Confident and professional when dealing with internal and external customers ensuring deadlines and targets are met.

Training Requirements

Induction :
- H&S induction
- HR paperwork, processes etc
- IT awareness
- Diversity & Inclusion workshop
- Company induction (to be tailored e.g. site visits)

Training (on the job, in-house, external):
- Colour Acuity Testing
- Manual Handling Training
- Job Specific training - Training plan

Similar jobs

Similar jobs