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Technologist, Raw Materials

Milan, United Kingdom
Closing date
29 Apr 2024

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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.


We are seeking a Raw Materials Technologist to join our Product Engineering Team. As Technologist, you will foster the development of Raw Materials Engineering as an area of excellence within Burberry's upstream technical development phase.


  • Develop expertise in Raw Material Suppliers' capabilities and capacities.
  • Foster collaborative partnerships for efficient material development.
  • Navigate regulatory landscapes and safety protocols for raw materials and finished goods.
  • Expert knowledge in material construction analysis and interpretation.
  • Execute technical approval processes with precision.
  • Ensure colour consistency across initial and bulk production.
  • Drive innovation through sharing technical redevelopment directions.
  • Enforce stringent Raw Materials performance standards and processes, mitigating product risk.


  • Degree in Textile/Materials Technology, or Engineering, and 3 years' experience working as a Technologist.
  • Extensive experience in materials development or manufacturing.
  • Understanding of product testing and test methods.
  • Self-starting and able to prioritise and focus workload.
  • 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: Italy || Not Applicable || Milan || SC CENTRAL OPERATIONS || RAW MATERIALS MANAGEMENT -RTW || n/a ||


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