Textile Technologist

Recruiter
Bowmay Consulting Ltd
Location
Manchester
Posted
08 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Working in partnership with our client, a multi award-winning home textile business, we are looking to recruit a Textile Technologist to join their ever-expanding team in Rochdale.

Are you passionate about textiles? Especially textiles for the home?

Do you have at least 2 years’ experience as a Technologist?

Would joining a business that is seriously ambitious and rapidly expanding appeal to you?

If so, then this amazing opportunity could be just for you…

The Company
Their supply base is key to the business and they work with loyal suppliers from Europe to the Far East, India and Pakistan. They deal with all aspects of the product from concept and design through to warehousing and distribution. They specialise in a beautiful product range including curtains, bedding, blinds and living, kitchen and dining room textiles.

We have worked with this business for many years, they are a hard working passionate team with very high standards and values. The successful person must share the same passion and drive. We are looking for at least 2 years previous experience in a similar role and ideally to be educated to degree level.

The Job
Reporting into the Technical Manager you will be required to carry out a customer facing role as you are accountable for your own area.
You will need to strengthen the technical knowledge and expertise within your product area - giving the Customer complete confidence is key
Working closely with Suppliers in the Far East - building and maintaining relationships
Working to Critical Path deadlines
Ensuring products are fit for purpose - meeting all standard and legal requirements
Leading and assisting with product development and special projects
Managing user trials and innovation projects for new developments
Managing complaints through to resolution - making improvements where necessary
Regular reporting and analysis of products

You may have experience in the following areas, technologist (textiles/fabric, garments or toys), product development or product management, textile manufacturing or lab work within textiles to understanding standards and specifications.

Extra requirements

Experienced in factory auditing
Must be prepared to travel to the Far East and other countries
Must hold a current, clean driving licence
The company offer a fabulous working environment with beautiful, modern offices. Along with basic salary, annual leave and pension they also finish at 3 on a Friday!

If this sounds right up your street, then give Bowmay a call or click on Apply below.

Due to the volume of applications received, it is with regret to inform you that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from us within 5 days, then please assume that your application has been unsuccessful in this instance

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