Senior Womenswear Technologist

Our Client,one of the UK’s most exciting and evolving brands on the High Street is currently recruiting for a Womenswear Senior Technologist. You will report to the Technical Manager and the role involves managing and developing a team of technologists. You will be responsible for the strategic development of the department and will be expected to contribute to and support the development of the overall technical strategy.

The Role

  • Drive consistency in fit and quality through product development / approval processes
  • Manage the achievement of product and raw material performance / testing requirements
  • Assure products are safe and legal to international and in-house standards
  • Plan departmental workloads
  • Technically approve, develop and manage suppliers to deliver to our standards
  • Maintain a knowledge of changes in legislation – including global changes / requirements
  • Focus on continuous improvement through the analysis of returns and customer feedback, competitor awareness and industry feedback
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders in buying and design
  • Take an active role in the senior technical team managing projects and technical initiatives on an ad hoc basis
  • Support the ethical, sourcing team

Candidate requirements.

  • The ideal candidate will have proven experience in wovens, with a strong knowledge/ understanding of manufacturing and some middle management experience.
  • You will ideally have worked in a retail technical environment.
  • You will have a full understanding of the risks and legal requirements of the product.

Additional skills / qualities include:

  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Good coaching / people development skills
  • Team player with a collaborative approach
  • Be able to work and deliver in a fast-paced environment
  • Have a pro-active approach to risks and opportunities to the business
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexibility
  • A good eye for detail
  • Ability to relate to the customer expectations

You can follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Linkedin or contact us on 0845 2268323


For more information or to apply, contact 0845 226 8323