Fabric Technologist

North Manchester

Salary dependant on experience

Reporting to our Fabric Manager

The successful candidate would ideally have at least 5 years’ experience in a related industry and some experience of the duties listed below.

Duties will include:

  • Fabric Development.
  • Develop an understanding of customers Garment and Trim testing requirements based on their testing Manuals.
  • Implementing the testing of fabric and garments at base stage during the fabric / garment development process and at bulk stage once orders have been processed.
  • Guide mills on course of action on challenging fabrics and test standards
  • Liaison with the garment technical functions and account managers at product development stage to agree workable tolerances for fabric performance.
  • Problem-solve fabric with pre-emptive risk management, to resolve fabric issues
  • Follow ups for Sustainability certifications based on each customers requirement
  • Liaison with the customer to agree base performance standards.
  • Checking Bulk Submissions.
  • Discuss/negotiate any issues with the fabric mill.
  • Organising and Submitting Bulk Test Reports and propose care label details for approval by the customer.
  • Checking bulk fabric inspection reports.
  • Liaison with off-shore Bulk Fabric Inspection Facilities.
  • Handling claims with the fabric suppliers for non-conformances.