Production, Technical & Wholesale

Ladies Footwear Technologist

Freedom Recruit
West London, London

I have an exciting and rare opportunity for a Ladies Footwear Technologist with an established fashion retailer on the UK high street. Our client has a global presence, is progressive in their approach and well versed in the e-commerce sector, so if you would like to be part of a vibrant, stylish and inclusive team this could be the perfect role for you!

The Role:

  • Measure and check samples before fitting, assessing required amendments

  • Use existing technical paperwork for typing up fit notes and communicate clearly written fit comments and digital photographs to suppliers after fit meetings

  • Liaise with suppliers to manage fit samples and production issues, ensuring that production samples are correct to avoid delivery delays

  • Work towards managing consistency in fits and quality and identifying opportunities to improve this by carrying out supplier assessments

  • Responsible for component testing and making sure regulations are adhered to

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Footwear related education/relevant technical qualifications

  • 5 years' Ladies Footwear Technologist experience, ideally in a retail head office or established UK footwear brand environment

  • Well versed in MS Office (Intermediate Excel skills)

  • Comprehensive experience fitting ladies' footwear and working knowledge of construction and patterns

  • Ability to quickly establish relationships and liaise daily with factories overseas to ensure testing, fits, production is managed efficiently

What you will get in return:

  • Salary of £42k+, dependent on experience

  • Staff discount

  • Season ticket loan/Onsite parking

  • 25 days annual holiday

  • Pension contribution scheme


Shabnam Choudhary

If this Ladies Footwear Technologist role interests you, please click the ‘Apply’ button and submit your cv with your portfolio and quote reference SC58086/002_1557744303.