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Job Code:173408
Opportunity:Textile Expert
Location:Winnipeg, Manitoba
Date Posted:6/23/2017

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Textile Expert THE OPPORTUNITY Mondetta is looking for dynamic, driven, and determined individuals to join its growing team. The Textile Expert manages the research and development processes for all seasonal fabrics, providing technical fabric assistance to Designers and sourcing teams in support of product development. CORE RESPONSIBILITIES . Identifies the latest fabric trends, developments, innovations, and potential new fabrics . Creates seasonal fabric trend presentations to share with designers . Consults and advises designers on their selection of fabrics to be researched or developed . Proactively identifies potential problems on fabric being chosen by the designers . Provides technical fabric consultation to design and initiates development of new concept fabrics when existing fabrics do not meet objectives . Carries out a range of technical, investigative and quality-control work to make sure the end product performs to specifications . Ensures quality in areas such as strength, durability, colourfastness, and water resistance . Identifies and negotiates the best price on raw materials and fabrics . Establishes a fabric chart per season for merchandising team to work on price quotations . Undertakes quality evaluations of materials and checks the quality of the final product, evaluating completed sample fabrics for weight, construction, and finish . Ensures all fabrics developed meet design objectives, price requirements, and quality standards . Directs the development of desired fabric finishes and hand standards SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE . BA / BS in textiles or equivalent combination of education and work experience . Strong proficiency with Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point . Requires an extensive practical knowledge of textile end item design practice and method, physical properties of textile materials, fabrication, construction techniques and production methods . Maintains up-to-date knowledge of new design and production techniques and textile technologies . Excellent written and verbal communication skills . Strong interpersonal and consultation skills . Problem solving and troubleshooting capabilities . Ability to work effectively in a team environment . Strong detail orientation . Superior organizational abilities If you believe you can make a strong contribution to Mondetta as a Textile Expert please submit your resume in confidence to Amy Rondeau, Senior Consultant, Legacy Bowes Group, amy@legacybowes.com quoting position #173408. If you would like more information about Mondetta, please visit http://bit.ly/Mondetta-MPG or contact Amy Rondeau at (204) 934-8834.



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