Head of Textile and Yarn Technology, China

textile & yarn technology

The Head of Textile and Yarn Technology takes a leadership role in research and development to define strategies for new product innovation. Having defined medium to long-term pipelines and processes, you will be responsible for setting up and leading cross-functional teams for project execution.


  • Develop and articulate a future-focused vision for the company and identify opportunities to maximize growth and revenue
  • Conduct research into the structures and properties of polymers, yarn, textiles, and other textile related processes/finishes relevant to the textile industry that could be used to develop new products or enhance existing ones
  • Generate new ideas and recognize innovative ideas generated by others.
  • Evaluate the current offerings and processes to align and streamline to maximize efficiency
  • Nurture existing strategic partnerships and seek to establish new partnerships related to research and development and product delivery
  • Foster collaboration, partnerships, and the sharing of information and expertise between departments to produce well-integrated programs, products, and services across the organisation
  • Develop new capabilities and implement with partners, new business models, and new processes to serve those opportunities
  • Identify the latest fabric trends, developments, and innovations including non-woven materials
  • Determine ways to strengthen or combine materials or develop new materials with new or specific properties for use in a variety of products and applications
  • Plan laboratory experiments to confirm the feasibility of processes and techniques used in the production of materials having special characteristics
  • Research methods of processing, forming, and development of sustainable materials to replace hazardous ones that are harmful to the planet
  • Confer with customers to determine how materials can be tailored to suit their needs
  • Represent the company at various trade shows to market the company’s offerings and to gather market intelligence
  • Conduct strategic analysis and develop clear and quantifiable business plans, goals and objectives for each program and monitoring those
  • Conduct market and competitor assessments


  • Degree in Textile Engineering or material engineering
  • Substantial experience working in the textile industry with an understanding of fiber to garment manufacturing for both knits and wovens
  • Up to date with latest fabric industry developments


  • Highly innovative, creative and able to visualise in three dimensions
  • An eye for colour, texture, and pattern
  • Good communication and influencing skills

The company offers a great working environment in the Wuxi based development office and a remuneration package that will reflect your experience and expertise.


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