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London, United Kingdom
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5 Dec 2023

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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.


Knitwear Product Technologist and Raw Material Engineering within the Product Engineering team at Burberry.


  • Expert Knowledge of yarns and Knitwear testing procedures
  • Support raw materials from development to industrialisation (bulk)
  • Help to reduce issues at bulk and improve quality to meet Burberry standards
  • Assess Raw Materials in the collection at development stage and highlight production risk
  • Identify opportunities for cost engineering improvement
  • Fitting evaluation within the given category and amendments to manufacturers
  • Management of Garments testing processes internally and with the laboratories
  • Management of blocks and definition of constructional quality standards
  • Ensure conformance of standards and safety regulations
  • Improve and create product standards min the Raw material Matrix
  • Guarantee the consistency of FIT and Quality
  • Resolve test failures and provide technical solutions without product compromise and aesthetics
  • Cross functional work with design, Product Development, Sourcing/Production and Manufacturers


  • Bachelor degree or similar in a Textile Technology or Textile chemistry and 5 years' experience working as a Product Technologist in manufacturing or retailer
  • Extensive experience in materials development or manufacturing
  • Understanding of Product testing and test methods
  • Knowledge of construction & manufacturing methods
  • Product safety and risk assessments within menswear and womenswear
  • Testing process and Test report approvals
  • PLM/PDM experience, MS Office skills and Adobe illustrator
  • Experience within patterns, grading and fits
  • Ability to influence & manage situations
  • Self-starting and able to prioritise and focus workload
  • Able to be pragmatic, commercial and realistic whilst not compromising the Burberry standard


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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