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Footwear Technologist

Footwear Technologist

Posted 14 February by Mosaic Recruitment Ltd.,
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I have a new role available for our successful client who are based in Bishop’s Stortford.

This is a great prospect and a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established and thriving company, who are looking for a Junior Footwear Technologist to join their team due to recent growth.

The successful candidate will need to have a demonstrable background in this field, be self-motivated and have the ability to work on your own initiative.

Main duties and areas of responsibility

  • You will be up to date on current footwear legislation and be able to demonstrate a solid understanding of footwear construction together with good manufacturing knowledge.
  • Work from design concept through to delivery into stores.
  • Improve efficiency, quality and keep up to date on footwear standards.
  • Provide technical and development support to designers and buyers.
  • Create technical specs and work with overseas suppliers.
  • Manage fit sessions and relay fit comments back to factories and suppliers.
  • Advise on construction, fit, development and materials.
  • Manage the approval and sealing process.
  • Update and maintain the technical manuals as well as requesting and managing test reports.
  • Work with warehouse QC team to ensure quality is acceptable to approved technical standards.
  • Weekly travel within the UK may be required.

Person Specification

  • Previous experience within a similar role beneficial but not essential.
  • Highly organised with the ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Have excellent IT skills using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Attention to detail and a sense of urgency

Company Benefits

  • 20 days holiday per year plus all bank holidays and closure between Christmas and New Year.

If you have the relevant skills and experience for this role, please apply.

Reference: 37280596

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