Colourist

Bolt Talent Solutions

We are looking for a candidate who is passionate about colour to drive forward consistency in the lines whilst assuring that fabrics are signed off on

Department: Materials

ROLE OVERVIEW:

We are looking for a candidate who is passionate about colour to drive forward consistency in the lines whilst assuring that fabrics are signed off on time for production.
This candidate will be working in a fast-moving environment with a highly motivated team in Mauritius. The candidate will be responsible for colour from beginning to end, encompassing fabrics, trims and packaging.


DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Fabric Merchandiser role:
• Work with HQ colour team to ensure lab dip process and calendar remains on time
• Support Colour Manager in UK office in collaboration with Mills during preliminary colour evaluation (risk assessment of
  material/colour combinations)
• Provide reviews/executive summary to the Material teams quarterly on all supply chain partners lab dip submissions
• Work directly with Mills to evaluate facilities, equipment and processes in order to maximise efficiency and ensure “right first time”
  can be achieved
• Review/assess lab dips/bulk to ensure on time commercialisation
• Monitor progress. Submit achievability issues to UK office for review and final decision making
• Support HK merchandising/developing team in colour evaluations
• Operate the log of Style / Materials for colour management. This will be replaced by PLM
• Implement and execute colour systems/processes (i.e. digital colour management)
• Key stakeholder in managing critical path on all aspects


People Management:
• No direct reports


EDUCATION, TRAINING, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

• Textile design/technology background
• Understanding of colours and colour matching process
• Digital colour and PLM experience
• Good understanding of dyeing and finishing
• Munsell 100 – superior colour vision
• High attention to detail
• Analytical and critical thinking
• The ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
• Collaborative and team oriented
• Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in the textile industry
• Knowledge of chemicals and dyestuff
• Previous experience at a global brand
• Experience in working with the Far East
• Good command of written and communication in English


THE PERFECT CANDIDATE:

• Create, believe, lead the strategy and energise the organisation
• Is comfortable with being uncomfortable
• Understand and can operate in an environment where change is the norm