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Product Engineering Manager

Employer
Burberry
Location
Castleford, United Kingdom
Closing date
27 Mar 2024

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INTRODUCTION

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.

JOB PURPOSE

Guide the Garment Technical and Personalisation team through the development and industrialisation process to ensure styles align with Design, Product Development, and production requirements. Maintain focus on method, construction, cost, machinery, and quality, achieving 100% on-time delivery at each stage. Join Burberry, Castleford in this pivotal role!

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead and manage the Garment Technical team, including bespoke and personalisation.
  • Deliver new seasonal developments aligned with business Critical Path requirements.
  • Collaborate with Design, Product Development, and Product Engineering teams on product development strategies.
  • Assess design risks and propose solutions through the risk assessment process.
  • Guide the team through Proto, SRS, & PP processes, attending fit meetings in London when required.
  • Ensure accuracy and timeliness of Technical Specification Packs and detailed SOP guidelines.
  • Oversee sample reviews with the Pattern team, providing authorisation for bulk production.
  • Travel and work flexibly based on business/seasonal demands.
  • Effectively communicate new style launches to Castleford technical development & relevant teams.
  • Support the Production & Industrialisation team to maintain quality standards.
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to create productionable and cost-effective methods.


PERSONAL PROFILE

  • 3 + years' working experience in similar role
  • University Degree in Textiles/Fashion with garment industry experience
  • Rainwear and outwear experience is advantageous.
  • Ability to lead a team, with management experience required.
  • Strong knowledge of garment construction and fit.
  • Working knowledge of MS Excel, Adobe & Office Suite.


FOOTER

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 || Castleford || INTERNAL MANUFACTURING || CASTLEFORD || n/a ||

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