Assistant Technologist

Recruiter
Burberry
Location
Florence, Italy
Posted
06 Oct 2021
Closes
29 Oct 2021
Ref
149236-en_GB
Function
Operations
INTRODUCTION

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.

JOB PURPOSE

To drive Raw Materials inspection (fabric) following Burberry standards and support quality problems resolution on the field

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop an understanding of capabilities and capacities of raw material suppliers
  • Establish collaborative partnerships with internal key stakeholders and cross functional teams
  • Develop a working knowledge of Burberry performance and quality standards for textiles.
  • Analyse and interpret material construction and technical specifications (specs)
  • Review technical data with line manager
  • Support the visual fabric inspections in Burberry nominated fabric inspection centres or in suppliers locations
  • Execute visual quality approval process under supervision and highlight key risks and concerns to line manager
  • Develop an understanding of route cause analysis
  • Communicate colour approvals for first lot and bulk production to suppliers and internal cross functional teams
  • Periodically generate reports on suppliers quality performances
  • Maintain physical libraries of materials with technical data and test reports every season.
  • Attend key meetings as required


PERSONAL PROFILE

  • Degree in Textile Technology or equivalent
  • Good knowledge of English
  • Minimum professional experience in Textile manufacturing
  • Understanding of Italian preferred