Clothing And Textile Technologist in United States

at a Confidential Company

Fashion / Textile
Sales/Business Development
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
Entry Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Clothing and Textile Technologist Job Description

*Clothing and textile technologists are responsible for all aspects of the design, development, manufacture and/or quality control of natural and synthetic yarns, fabrics and textiles.

*Employers of clothing and textile technologists include manufacturers of industrial textiles, small textile companies, retailers, research and development organisations and clothing manufacturers.

*Technologists work with a variety of materials including man-made and natural textiles, leather, fur, plastics and metals.

*They may be responsible for working on fabrics for furnishings, clothing, household items or medical supplies, or textiles for use within the automotive industry.

Duties and Responsibilities

*Providing technical advice to/liaising with design, marketing, purchasing and production staff;

*Creating products in response to given briefs;

*Amending designs where necessary;

*Producing samples;

*Dyeing and printing textiles;

*Evaluating, identifying and selecting fabrics/products from suppliers;

*Ensuring that products meet set requirements and specifications (eg colour fastness, durability etc.);

*Checking products for suitability and testing for performance under various conditions;

*Controlling production and quality standards;

*Problem solving;

*Dealing with customer queries and complaints;

*Keeping up-to-date with trends and innovations.

Skills and Specifications


*Fabric and materials knowledge

*Commercial awareness and good team-working

*Interpersonal skills are highly valued.
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