Assistant Technologist - Product Integrity


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Assistant Technologist - Product Integrity, Burberry


London, United Kingdom


Assistant / Entry Level





Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.

  • A full-time role with a focus on the product integrity testing of raw materials and finished products.
  • Provides a source to execute the routine Product Integrity process supporting for all Apparel product categories.
  • Maintains product integrity testing data ensuring accuracy and availability to the Burberry Business.
  • Review and analysis of test failures reported weekly for raw materials and finished products.
  • Execute and follow the Product Integrity process for conditional approval for any appropriate test failures.
  • Maintenance of accurate product integrity data for Seasonal Men’s, Women’s and Children’s Wear Trackers.
  • Communication to RMM / PE teams any test failures which represent a safety or quality risk.
  • Recording test failures and tracking resolution by the RMM / PE teams, vendors/suppliers or accredited testing laboratories as appropriate.
  • Providing data to RMM / PE team for root cause analysis of test failures and where required consultation on resolution of failed results.
  • Ensuring accuracy and maintenance of data for Burberry conditional approvals applied to raw materials and finished products.
  • Execute and follow Product Integrity process for Pre-CIQ data required by the accredited testing laboratories and Burberry China quality team.
  • Providing data on product integrity test failures such as required by the Burberry China team and notified to them by AIC or CIQ.
  • Working with Burberry cross functional teams, vendors and suppliers to ensure the understanding and implementation of existing and new Product Integrity testing requirements.
  • Effective use of Flex PLM.
  • Retrieval of Product Testing documentation to support requirements for importation, quality issues and certifications.
  • Highly numerate and strong analytically.
  • Strong science-based background / education.
  • Understanding and general awareness of the Global requirements for Product Integrity Testing of Apparel.
  • Excited about working in a fast-paced team within a challenging environment.
  • Credible to the business, self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook, and a clear focus on high quality.
  • Able to multi-task and team oriented
  • Genuine passion for the fashion industry.

About Us

Founded in 1856, Burberry today remains quintessentially British, with outerwear at its core.  Digital luxury positioning and intensive focus on design innovation, quality and heritage icons ensure continued brand purity and relevance globally across genders and generations. Burberry believes that in order to be a great brand it must also be a great company and constantly leverages the energy of its compassionate and creative thinking culture to continually innovate and drive the brand forward. Headquartered in London, Burberry is a design, marketing and retail led business with a global reputation for innovative product design, digital marketing initiatives and dynamic retail strategies.