At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities.
This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.
We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do.
As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to be a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.
Supplier / industry facing.
Manage raw materials from development to industrialisation (bulk).
Reduces issues at bulk.
Support headquarter teams if any action / fix needs to be done in region.
Establishes collaborative partnerships with suppliers, to stay current and accomplish material development objectives.
Build relationship with experts in industry, academia, and trade associations to keep up to date on Technology and Product advances.
Gains in-depth knowledge of latest government regulations, restrictions, safety protocols and performance standards for Raw Materials & Finished goods.
Expert knowledge on Strategic Technical development of Raw Materials, through value engineering and enhanced technology.
Expert Knowledge on Material construction analysis and interpretation; Own a material subtype / Category.
Assesses benchmark and directs deep dive analysis of Raw Material components and identifies growth opportunities.
Provide detailed directions to suppliers for Raw Material technical development.
Hold Suppliers accountable to Raw Materials. performance standards, processes and expectations;
Identify opportunities for on boarding, training and elevation of Suppliers.
Lead Special projects and provide training and guidance to peers and partners.
Minimum 4 to 6 years' experience in Materials development
Experience in manufacturing within MNC is preferred
Degree in Textile / Leather / Materials Technology / Engineering or equivalent
Knowledge on Strategic Technical development of Raw Materials, through value engineering and enhanced technology
Knowledge on Material construction analysis and interpretation
Exceptional attention to detail
Exceptional follow-through and team player
Good communication skills
Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.