Fabric Technologist - Childrenswear (12 month Maternity cover)


Technical & Sourcing


Market Harborough

About the role

Fabric Technologist - Childrenswear

Our Tech team work directly with the Design Team to bring sketches to life and to get products on shelf that embody the quality and style our customers expect. We now have an exciting opportunity based in our Head Office in Market Harborough, for a full-time, 12 month maternity cover, Fabric Technologist within Childrenswear. 

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to take the next step as a Fabric Technologist and will be supporting the Senior Fabric Technologist in producing Fabrics from Print and Design briefs.

Purpose of the role:

As a Fabric Technologist within Childrenswear your role will be varied and will include working with all teams and critical path to ensure all deadlines are achieved. You will be responsible for certain carry over fabrics to ensure they perform and are approved to bulk for testing / colour and print and risk assessing all new fabrics and managing the business Global testing requirements. This role will also involve seasonal/international visits to trade fairs for new trends or Design requirements.

What we are looking for:

The Fabric Technologist must :

  • have a strong knowledge of testing and sourcing
  • be very commercially aware
  • have a thorough understanding of Textile construction, core fabrics & (direct) manufacturing processes, ideally within Kidswear. 
  • be very analytical 
  • have excellent communication skills 
  • have the ability to adhere to  strict deadlines are essential.

We would consider an Assistant Fabric Technologist looking to progress.

What we offer:

  • 31 days Annual Leave (includes bank holidays)
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • 50% clothing employee discount
  • Annual Clothing Allowance

A full list can be found here

This is an amazing opportunity for the right individual to add value to one of the UK’s fastest growing, lifestyle brands, so if you do not want to miss out on being part of something special – click ‘Apply Now’.