Senior Technical Design Manager - Ready to Wear - Italian speaker

London, United Kingdom
01 Nov 2022
07 Jan 2023

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.


To ensure all product is developed and engineered to meet and exceed functional requirements and standards, and is fit to delight the customer.


• Develop and lead the team (capability and execution) to ensure that appropriately high levels of engineering standards are achieved
• Ensure all engineering activities are effectively executed, including:
• Development/ Prototype
• Cost engineering;
• Preproduction Sample Approval
• Testing & industrialisation
• Root cause analysis testing & response;
• Risk assessment;
• Size & Fit evaluation and execution;
• Construction evaluation
• Ensure achievement of global regulatory compliance of RTW products
• Ensure the effective documentation and capture of product technical information
• Timely, robust, customer focused decision making
• Innovation in the technical development of product
• Support the Sourcing teams with vendor selection, monitoring vendor performance, evolving vendor relationships and on-boarding new vendors
• Contribute to the development of technical standards and product manuals
• Establish strong working relationships with interfacing teams and vendors


  • Previous experience in Manufacturing, Development & Industrialisation specifically in Ready to Wear/ outerwear essential
  • Previous experience Leading a team essential
  • Fluent in Italian mandatory
  • GSD, Cost Engineering experience
  • Size, Fit, Construction & Testing Knowledge


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 || PRODUCT ENGINEERING - RTW || n/a ||

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