Assistant Technologist, Technical Assurance

London, United Kingdom
29 Sep 2022
28 Nov 2022

At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.


A full-time role with a focus on the testing requirements of raw materials and finished products. Provides resource to execute the routine Technical Assurance process supporting Apparel product and Non-Apparel product categories. Maintains technical assurance testing data ensuring accuracy and availability to the Burberry Business.


  • Review and analysis of test failures reported weekly for raw materials and finished products.
  • Maintenance of accurate technical assurance data for Seasonal Men's, Women's and Children's product reviews.
  • Communication of any test failures which represent a safety or quality risk.
  • Recording test failures and tracking resolution by the RM / PE teams, vendors/suppliers or accredited testing laboratories as appropriate.
  • Providing data to RM / PE team for root cause analysis of test failures and where required consultation on resolution of failed results.
  • Providing the Burberry conditional approval for any appropriate test failures
  • Ensuring accuracy and maintenance of data for Burberry conditional approvals applied to raw materials and finished products.
  • Assist in providing fortnightly data for Burberry conditional approvals to accredited testing laboratories and Burberry China quality team to support the Pre-CIQ process.
  • Supporting investigation of any product integrity test failures reported by the Burberry China team and notified to them by AIC or CIQ.
  • Effective use of Flex PLM including loading of test reports and maintaining records.
  • Actively participate in Team PDR as needed.


  • Be excited about working in a fast-paced team within a challenging environment.
  • Be credible to the business.
  • Be highly numerate and strong analytically.
  • Have a genuine passion for the fashion industry.
  • Be self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook, and a clear focus on high quality.
  • Have an understanding and general awareness of the Global requirements for technical assurance Testing of Apparel and Non-Apparel.
  • Have a strong science-based background / education.
  • Be able to multi-task and is team orientated.


Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || London || SC CENTRAL OPERATIONS || QUALITY REGULATORY AND COMPLIANCE || n/a ||

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