Personalisation Technician - 1 year FTC

Castleford, United Kingdom
28 Oct 2020
16 Dec 2020

Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.


Working as part of a dedicated team you will assist with developing & industrializing Embroidery and Personalisation Developments, supporting cross-functional business projects. You will work closely with Embroidery Technician to create high-quality embroidery designs, whilst also providing clear Approved standards and Operating Procedures for Internal Manufacturing and External Vendors.


• Work closely with Embroidery Technician to develop new embroidery designs in line with Design / PD requirements
• Use specialist Embroidery Software to create embroidery designs in line with Burberry standards / requirements
• Research, Develop and Industrialise embroidery and embossing methods and specifications for internal and external manufacture
• Perform thorough sewing / machine tests on all new fabric bases and establish best practices for machine settings etc. to ensure the highest quality standards are achieved
• Communicate effectively and clearly to Cross Functional Burberry teams on progress / delivery of samples and any technical difficulties
• Provide Standards / Technical Specifications for approved embroidery with External vendors to ensure consistency across vendor base for IP branding embroidery
• Work with Cross Functional teams on Personalisation Developments in line with the company strategy
• Perform machine testing based on seasonal proposals and provide information to Cross Functional teams to prepare for the launch of items on time
• Compile detailed Specifications / SOP's for new styles to Retail & Hub teams in line with key launch dates
• Work with Global Retail teams / Hub teams and provide Technical support where required, to ensure embroidery and embossing personalisation is aligned across the business
• Be prepared to cover for absence or holidays and overtime as required by business
• Provide embroidery training / technical support for internal embroidery operators as and when required
• Undertake any training requirements for the role


  • Good knowledge / experience of embroidery machines
  • Embroidery Technician Experience, using specialised Software to create designs / embroidery files
  • General Garment Technician experience
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Highly Effective Communicator
  • High attention to detail
  • Organised, efficient, self-motivated, solution-orientated individual