• Designer Textiles International
  • Full Time
  • Textile
  • Technician
  • Mid - Senior Level
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • 5 years ago
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Designer Textiles International is the leading textile manufacturer specializing in Merino and Merino blends. Established 1965 in New Zealand we are strategically located in Australasia, home to 88% of global farmed merino stock. We are jointly owned by Südwolle Group (ISBE Holding AG Company)and Youngone Corporation, leaders in their speciality areas, providing Designer Textiles stability and supply chain strength to continue to build on our history of pioneered innovation.

Innovation is at the heart of what we do, and have led the way in our development of next to skin and mid layer, merino lycra, merino brushed fleece, all natural & sustainable performance fabric, merino blends, and outer layer – milled wool/wool blends, merino brushed fleece, merino & nylon & lycra light performance fabrics. We also specialise in non-chlorine shrink treating process and digital printing on merino.

We are seeking an experienced Textile Technician to join our New Zealand based Innovation Team.

You will be passionate about wool and natural fibre and the outdoor active apparel market. 

The role will primarily be responsible for:

1.       Technical fabric development: From concept through to delivery, you will have extensive technical fabric knowledge and understand the global trends and technology in the global active outdoor market;

2.       Innovation and new product development: You will work closely with our in-market sales team to support our customer requirements, brand positioning and input to continuous improvement in our innovation and new product development processes;

3.       Customer compliance: You will also bring strong experience and understanding working with Bluesign and Oeo-Tek to align the customer fabric specifications and compliance requirements with our offer.

 

Ideally we are seeking a degree qualified Fabric Technician with 3-5 years’ experience to join our Auckland based team based in New Zealand. We are willing to help relocate the ideal candidate. An understanding of natural fibres and wool will be an advantage, but is not essential. Ideally you will have worked within the Active Outdoor Apparel market.

If you would like further information about our role, or wish to speak to someone about our opportunity, then please contact Megan Borrie:

Email: megan.borrie@destex.co.nz

Phone: +64 220 487 506 or Skype: meganborrie

Designer Textiles International

Not all Merino is created equal

Designer Textiles International is the leading textile manufacturer specializing in Merino and Merino blends.

Established 1965 in New Zealand we are strategically located in Australasia, home to 88% of global farmed merino stock. We are jointly owned by Südwolle Group (ISBE Holding AG Company)and Youngone Corporation, leaders in their speciality areas, providing Designer Textiles stability and supply chain strength to continue to build on our history of pioneered innovation.