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Lead Fabric Developer ( FullTime Position ) , Store Support Centre (Canada)
Lululemon Athletica
Experience : 5-10 | Salary : Undisclosed
Posted On : 26-Jun-2013

Job Description
- To develop and commercialize fabrics that meet the determined technical & quality standards; that are appropriate to deliver the highest level of guest satisfaction in accordance with lululemon strategy and business goals –on time, in region, on cost.

- To drive self development and provide coaching to the team to ensure that fabric technical skills are developed and optimized to provide better understanding of the fabrics used.

- To provide input regarding the development of the Raw Material Team and identify training needs and opportunities for personal / team development.

- To maintain current knowledge on vendors and industry developments to deliver fabric technical innovation opportunities to set Lululemon apart from its competitors.

- To provide expertise for the designers and garment technical teams on fabric construction, innovation and on the technical capability of vendors to deliver the products required.
Salary : Undisclosed   Industry Type : Retail
Functional Area : Product Development   Gender Prefrence : Any
Role : Merchandiser   Job Location : Store Support Centre, Canada
Position : 1
Eligibility Criteria
- University/College Degree required in textiles science, fashion or textiles. We will consider candidates without a degree if the Industry experience demonstrates a strong technical background in Raw Materials.

- 6-10 years of apparel or textile industry experience and a working knowledge of the industry.

- Experience traveling and working with suppliers outside of North America, preferably Asia.

- Strong knowledge of development techniques,(process/equipment etc.) for fabrics and the fabric development process and timelines.

- Strong technical knowledge gained in retail / manufacturing environment covering all areas of textiles from fibres, yarn, material construction, finishes and printing.

- Strong knowledge of industry testing standards/test reports.

- Strong knowledge of Crossfunctional team accountabilities and requirements preferred, including design, sourcing, merchandising and quality assurance and calendar.
Company Profile
Lululemon Athletica
lululemon athletica is a yoga inspired athletic apparel company. We aim to create components for people to live longer, healthier, more fun lives. Dance, sing, floss and travel. If you are seeking a position in a company which fosters and supports health and fitness, personal development, growth, change, responsibility and overall success,

Contact

Recruiter Name : Bridey Payne   Please Login to view contact details
Address : 1148 Robson Street,    
Location : Vancouver ,Canada    
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