Role: Technology Innovation Manager
We are looking for a Technology Innovation Manager to join Pentatonic’s Product Development & Engineering team. Work streams will include textile and polymer innovation and development of their production technologies, and patent filing. The successful candidate will have overall responsibility to positively impact newness of materials by gathering and presenting performance to the Product Development, Strategy and Marketing teams helping them navigate, shortlist, and manage suitable sustainable materials for each need.
In this role, you will drive development of new materials and technologies aligned with Pentatonic’s fundamental principles of sustainability and Circular Economy.
Further responsibilities/requirements include:
Research and compile assessments of new technologies via the following channels: Trade Shows / Trade Fairs, Comparative Sourcing.
Identify product application possibilities and collaborators among global consumer brands and lead technical relationships with existing clients.
Improve existing products and manufacturing setups, as well as develop new products and corresponding supply chains.
Manage the two arms of material and technologies development; Patenting and Technological Innovation - both of these avenues and be a key influencer of the design and development stream on fabrics and materials for each business unit.
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in the innovation of circular materials and experience of leading complex, time-sensitive projects. Also desirable but not essential is being bilingual in English and another European language and/or a working proficiency in Chinese.
The remuneration package for this role will total between £60k to £75k.
If you are interested in this role and believe your skills/experience align with the requirements, please submit your application (CV plus a covering letter) to email@example.com] by Thursday 22 August 2019.
We look forward to hearing from you.
Closing date: 22/08/2019
Submission email: firstname.lastname@example.org