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Fabric Technologist

Listing ID: 1199127

Fabric Technologist

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: ASOS
Location: Camden, North London, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 2 weeks 23 hours

As a Fabric Technologist, you'll be responsible for introducing fabric management into our garment manufacturing process, supporting ASOS in moving from a reactive to a strategic and proactive process.

You'll focus on development and approval of fabric qualities at the development stage to help us to reduce lead times, reduce the need for testing, increase efficiency and secure adherence to ASOS' fabric quality standards.

About the opportunity... 

  • Implement a robust Fabric Management System with  Best Practices incorporated within supply base to Increase Customer Trust and confidence in our brand through quality consistency across all fabric qualities 
  • Introduce Fabric Development function by working together with Design , Buying and Sourcing 
    • Developments, Filter newness in fiber / yarn / dyestuff technology 
    • Bulk approved Fabric  qualities Library 
    • Ensure quality and consistency on the global manufacturing scale by using approved core fabrics bulk production
    • Formulate the strategy to deliver “fast response”  fabrics 
  • Ensure and deliver Technical & Chemical performance for fabrics qualities identified at an early stage to ensure sampling fabrics are available and stops us designing into fabrics which we cannot afford or are the wrong base.
  • Roll out 'Smart Testing' protocol 
  • Formulate and implement Mill Fabric strategy” “We know where our fabrics come from and ~We are Proud of “ to ensure Fabric Quality Meets Customer Expectations 
  • Implement a new strategy to speed up fabric testing
  • Own the fabric approval process
  • Educate our fabric suppliers on ASOS requirements / standards, before ordering fabrics / trims to reduce lead time and quality issues 
  • Establish Legal and Safe compliance function to ensure ASOS Products to meet chemical, legal and statuary Compliance, Provide guidance and training to suppliers 
  • Due Diligence, Support Legal with Product Risk Management 
  • Reduce Customer Returns due to Fabric Issues 
  • Using Mill Accreditation system built partnership with the best yarn & fabric mills 
  • Consolidation and Regionalisation of our fabric supply base

What's in it for you?

We will give you a competitive salary, bonus scheme, staff discount, sample sales and pension matching but also a fantastic bunch of flexible benefits that focus on your health, wealth & inner self for you and your friends and family.  

We are all equal!

We’re committed to creating an inclusive workforce.  We believe in a world where you have the freedom to explore and express yourself without judgement, no matter who you are or where you’re from. Where you value yourself and feel proud of who you are. Where individuality is a source of confidence, because difference makes the world a better place. 


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