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Assistant Fabric Technologist - Jersey

Job Title: Assistant Fabric Technologist - Jersey
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95186
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.48811.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: March 06, 2014 16:40

Job Description

A leading UK retail business has recently opened an exciting and challenging opportunity to join their team. They are currently looking to hire a talented and skilled Assistant Fabric Technologist for ladies jerseywear to be based in their head office in Leicester. Reporting to the Fabric Technologist, you will be responsible for: * Overseeing the product development stages, ensuring that all technical aspects of the product are executed correctly * Assisting critical path assessments stages; lab dip approvals, base fabric testing, bulk fabric approvals etc. * Assisting the Fabric Technologist in the approval of the construction, fabric and trim of the first and pre-production samples * Regularly reviewing and developing the womenswear quality standards * Keeping track of the latest technical developments within the industry The ideal candidate for this position will have the following skills and qualifications: * Be educated to degree level or equivalent in Fashion/Textile Technology * Have knowledge and experience in working with jersey fabric in a similar role. Experience in ladieswear would be preferred although candidates with jersey experience from menswear and childrenswear are encouraged to apply. Jersey experience is essential. * Demonstrate excellent problem solving abilities * Have outstanding communication and interpersonal skills * Be a team player This really is an outstanding opportunity to learn and develop as a fashion professional in a modern and highly creative work environment, whilst working for one of the UKs leading high street retailers. If you think that you have the right experience qualifications for this position, please send us your CV today. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.