Textile technologists work with a variety of materials including man-made and natural textiles, leather, fur, plastics and metals. They may be responsible for developing fabrics for furnishings, clothing, household items, medical supplies, or textiles for use within the automotive industry. Responsibilities include:
liaising with and providing technical advice to design, marketing, purchasing and production staff
creating products in response to given briefs
amending designs where necessary
dyeing and printing textiles
evaluating, identifying and selecting fabrics/products from suppliers
ensuring that products meet set requirements and specifications (eg colour fastness, durability etc)
checking products for suitability and testing for performance under various conditions
controlling production and quality standards
dealing with customer queries and complaints
keeping up to date with trends and innovations
You can find out more about what life might be like by reading our overview of product technology and food technology.
Employers of clothing and textile technologists include manufacturers of industrial textiles, small textile companies, retailers, research and development organisations and clothing manufacturers.
Jobs are advertised by careers services and recruitment agencies, in national newspapers, and in trade publications including Drapers, Knitting Trade Journal, International Dyer and Apparel.
Networking, job shadowing and speculative applications may be helpful. Directories such as Textile Source and The Fashion Index can provide useful contact information.
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Qualifications and training required
There are routes into this career for both university graduates and school leavers. Graduates will need a relevant degree such as clothin
|Experience||2 - 4 Years|
|Salary||2 Lac To 3 Lac P.A.|
|Industry||Marketing / Advertising / PR / Media Planning|
|Qualification||MS/Master of Surgery|
|Key Skills||fabric sales marketing|
|Contact Person||Mr. S.K.Sharma / Ms. Priya Sharma|
|Address||2nd Floor, Main Road, Sector-22, Opp-Govt. Inter College, Near Muthoot Finance|