Materials Manager

Country :
United Kingdom
Region :
London
Town :
LONDON, ENGLAND
Category :
Production - Quality
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time
Years experience :
2 to 5 years
Job reference n° :
DWBRRMM_1489752072

Job description

Seeking a Senior Materials professional for this beautiful British brand based in London.As the Material and Manufacturing Standards Manager you will be accountable for standardising materials and processes whilst being creative to implement new ways of working whilst communicating effectively.


RESPONSIBILITIES

Manage brand and manufacturing standards
Coordinate and participate to the establishment of Burberry standards throughout the quality organisation
Manage the seasonal/annual standards reviews
Implement full document management process across the quality department

Responsible for the implementation of digital tools in the standards team
Drive change and create the standards library concept

Key contact at for testing houses
Elevate level of service (Capacity, correlation & harmonisation, prices)
Seek for potential new partners
Manage monthly and quarterly review with the testing houses

Innovate and challenge current ways of communicating
Develop relationship and promote standards with internal teams, testing houses and suppliers/vendors
Organise communication and explanation of the standards(internal/external)

Contribute to defining and organising the structure of the department
Report and drive activity with trackers used in the team

PERSONAL PROFILE
Educated to Degree level or equivalent in Textiles (ideal) Materials or Leather Engineering
Extensive experience in a similar role in an international environment - Standards, Quality, Raw Materials etc.
Experience in quality management or standards/certification environment
Excellent Communication and IT skills
Embraces challenges within a complex environment and new team
Capability to influence and inspire others
Organised, self-motivated, attention to details
Inquisitive mind

** Please note that due to the high volume of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted.