Colour Operator

Florence, Italy
10 Oct 2022
28 Dec 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.


Reporting to the Prototyping Coordinator, the Colour Operator mainly deals with the edge painting of luxury bags, following the tasks given by the Line Manager (Prototyping coordinator) within project deadlines. The person will be responsible for all the required phases needed to deliver high quality edges of luxury bags. The person will work in a team of 4, working closely with the prototyping department.


  • Reading a pattern and identifying where has to be done the edge
  • Suggest possible technical and quality improvements
  • Confidence in using specific tools required by the role
  • Identifying technical problems during colouring phase.
  • Collaborate with Industrialization teams using a continuous improvement approach.


  • Proven experience in colouring
  • Good knowledge of colouring techniques and process (leather goods)
  • Problem-solving and team work qualities
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Acting as a team player and able to deal with ambiguity.
  • Work well under pressure and with minimal supervision.
  • Timeliness and Flexibility are essential
  • Able to organise his own planning based on daily situation.


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: Italy || Not Applicable || Florence || INTERNAL MANUFACTURING || NO DEPARTMENT - FSCT9011 || n/a ||