Descrição da empresa
Maestro Knitting is a fast growing international company with activities in Europe, USA and China. Opening in Porto by the end of 2019, we will be focusing on producing middle to high quality fully fashion knitwear for worldwide customers.
Descrição do cargo
We are currently looking for a R&D manager to join our growing team at Maestro Knitting. That person will manage our merchandisers and subcontractors on technical and design matters. This person needs to have a good knowledge of knitwear as well as Italian yarn. A good background in design is required as he/she will be the key contact of our customer's design studio and will have to guide our merchandisers and technician’s subcontractors in order to get to a perfect prototype. An extensive knowledge of European mills and yarn references is a must. The person will also be in charge of partnering with our in-house designer on the development of innovations that we will develop every seasons.
Experience as a technical designer or product developer on knitwear
Familiar with fully fashion knitwear production process
Ability to work well with people with different cultural backgrounds
Good English speaking skills
Speaking French is a plus but not necessary
A general interest in the textile / fashion market