Textile Weaving Specialist

Griffin, GA

Posted: 07/13/2023 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 225.23TM Experience:

Job Description

Textile Weaving Specialist

Major textile manufacturer is seeking a weaving specialist to develop new products.  This role includes the opportunity to train extensively with a tenured expert in weaving.  Family-owned, forward-thinking company focused on innovation.

The Textile Product Development Specialist will apply technical knowledge to the research and development of novel textile-based products.  In this role, the job duties may focus on a specific part of the product development process, such as fibers and materials, textile fabrics, and/or new manufacturing techniques, or attributes of the final product.  The successful candidate will apply the basic principles of engineering to the understanding of textile materials, for the purpose of functionally and aesthetically modifying them into useful and desirable items.  This individual must apply in-depth understanding of mechanical or material science engineering to solving problems related to textile products with emphasis on properties such as thermal regulation, acoustics, moisture management, and antimicrobial properties, as well as be knowledgeable in areas such as recyclable materials, and how fibers degrade over time.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Evaluate advances in textile materials, fabrics, and chemicals for business
  • Maintain professional relationship with suppliers and vendors
  • Attend trade shows, conferences, and seminars for continual education on industry insight and direction
  • Establish and maintain member or committee member on critical trade organizations
  • Working in multi-disciplinary teams and/or leading advanced research project teams
  • Write, execute, evaluate, and summarize Design of Experiments
  • Knowledge of fabric testing and standard methods
  • Establish, maintain, and train physical property test methods in the test laboratory
  • Track and monitor activities to ensure continuous progress towards established goals and timelines
  • Assist and track the processing and production of new product developments through the supply chain
  • Develop initial patient writeups and communicate with patent attorneys for IP
    Work with Plant Management to resolve technical related quality issues

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Tory Mack at tmack@cps4jobs.com.

JO:  225.23TM

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • B.S. Degree or Advanced Degree in Material Science, Mechanical or Textile Engineering, or Related Field of Study
  • 5 to 10 years of research and product development industry experience
  • Computer proficient; understand textile manufacturing processes
  • Eye for detail and analytical thinker with excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of experience in textile wet processing (dye and finishing of fabrics)
  • Deep knowledge of material science with emphasis on thermal regulations, moisture management, antimicrobial, and/or acoustics and ability to apply to new product development
  • 25% travel with some international

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Tory Mack at tmack@cps4jobs.com.

JO:  225.23TM

Meet Your Recruiter

Tory Mack
Technical Recruiter

What I Do:

I am proud to be part of the CPS flagship division, Industrial Laboratory. Our company started in order to serve the industrial chemicals industry, one of the backbones of the U.S. economy, by bringing together talented technical specialists with the companies that need them. I recruit and place people in the following positions:

  • Formulation/Product Development
  • Organic and Polymer Synthesis
  • Application Chemistry
  • Technical Service
  • Process Chemistry
  • Analytical/Method Development
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control
  • Group Leader/R&D Manager

My Recruiting Philosophy:

When working with you as a candidate I have 3 goals:

Listen and ask questions to find out what the right opportunities look like for you

Connect you with active openings and interested companies based on your criteria

Educate you throughout the interview process to help you become a standout candidate for each individual opportunity

About Me:

I grew up in Southern Indiana and moved to the greater Chicago area 10 years ago. My education is in opera and music, so I enjoy anything and everything related to the arts! I love helping people through recruiting – I believe the right career move is one of the most important decisions a person can make and it is a privilege to be a part of that process.

Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions.