senior fabric r&d manager (technical background) in Hong Kong

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contact
nora liu, randstad hong kong
job type
permanent

job details

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location
hong kong
specialism
sourcing & procurement
job type
permanent
working hours
Full-Time
reference number
91M0137128_1571822432
contact
nora liu, randstad hong kong
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job description

about the company.

Our client is a leading US buying office with a strong presence in Asia. They are looking for a Senior Fabric R&D Manager to head up the fabric R&D department for both woven and knits (more on woven for womenswear) and drive innovation and sustainability development for fabric division.
about the job.
  • Lead the team to drive the fabric R&D process
  • Attend fabric shows and maintain strong relationships with fabric and yarn mills to get insights on latest innovation and sustainability trends
  • Develop fabrics with sustainable materials and meet company's sustainability goals
  • Manage the fabric sample development and approval including the hand feel, wash and construction
  • Work closely with the design team in the US and proactively propose market trends and new materials that can incorporate with their designs
skills & experiences required.
  • Degree in Textiles with a strong technical background with sound knowledge in fabric construction and development
  • 10 years of experience above in Fabric Research and Development with good knowledge on both knits and woven fabrics (focusing on woven more)
  • Familiar with fabric construction and development
  • Experience in innovation and sustainability, able to provide new insights not only from fabric level but also at yarn level, fiber level and chemical level
  • Good communication and presentation skills with good supplier management skills

Interested parties please click Apply Now or call Nora Liu at 2232 3427 or 9314 5992 (whatsapp)

skills

no additional skills required

qualification

no additional qualifications required

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree