Research & Development Associate Fabrics

  • Company: Fendi
  • Country / Region : Italy
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Design & Creation
  • Experience required: Minimum 2 years
  • Reference No.: FEND01706
  • Date of publication: 2021.04.20


The position is based in Rome. The candidate will support the Research & Development Fabrics Team, working closely with Design and Production teams to establish and facilitate fabric production flow.

Main Responsibilities

  • Support the Team during sample orders phase
  • Contact external suppliers to ask for technical information on fabrics
  • Interface with the Purchasing Department to formalize orders
  • Create fabric cards for the Sample Office and the Style Office with updated information
  • Prepare shipments of color / fabric references to be sent to suppliers for orders or research
  • Maintain and update fabric archives
  • Communicate effectively and consistently across all key cross functional partners on fabric development and related issues internal and external


  • 1/2 years' experience in a similar role within the luxury industry with technical knowledge of fabric construction and types
  • Interest and passion for the world of fabric
  • Excellent use of Excel and Power Point
  • Extremely organized and high attention to details
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Great time management and ability to multi-task
  • Willingness to travel in the future

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