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Children's Knitwear Technologist, Maternity Cover

Employer
Burberry
Location
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
29 Feb 2024

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Function
Operations
Level
Manager

Job Details

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

Join Burberry as our Knitwear Product Technologist specialising in babywear and childrenswear. Your role involves supporting the end to end process from sketch launch to delivery. Bring creativity and technical expertise to elevate Burberry's knitwear offerings. Apply now to this one year fixed term contract.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage end-to-end process from sketch to garment delivery, ensuring yarn knowledge, quality control, and garment construction.
  • Measure garments, input fit comments, and technical specs into PLM system.
  • Maintain continuous communication with vendors.
  • Identify cost engineering opportunities.
  • Fit garments on models, assess alterations needed.
  • Evaluate garment fit, quality, and performance, managing associated risks.
  • Coordinate product testing with laboratories.
  • Track garment progress and attend cross-functional meetings.
  • Manage blocks, construction, and quality standards.
  • Ensure compliance with luxury-level quality attributes, standards, and safety regulations.


PERSONAL PROFILE

  • Education to degree level with a minimum of 3 years' experience in a Product Technologist role is required.
  • Experience within a luxury brand is advantageous.
  • Familiarity with knitwear programming, such as Shima Apex 3, is desirable.
  • Demonstrated expertise in knitwear garment construction, including stitch techniques and finishes, is essential.
  • Proficiency in yarns and machine gauges is necessary. Excellent communication skills across all organizational levels are vital.
  • Highly organised, self-motivated, and detail-oriented.
  • Strong literacy and proficiency in IT tools like Flex PLM, Word, Excel, and Outlook are essential.


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 || London || SC CENTRAL OPERATIONS || PRODUCT ENGINEERING - RTW || n/a ||

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