At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities. 


Reporting to the Prototyping and Modelling Senior Manager, the Prototyping coordinator will primarily coordinate the prototyping and colouring teams in order to achieve company goals and requests in terms of collection and samples deliveries. 


•    Reading a pattern and identifying the different parts that make it up
•    Assembling bag parts
•    Mounting accessories on the luxury bags
•    Suggest possible technical and quality improvements
•    Constant alignment with other technical figures (pattern makers, product engineering and development teams, etc.)
•    Overseeing the quality of the leather
•    Using specific instruments to do the job (like tweezers, clobber’s knife, etc.)
•    Identify technical problems during the assembling phase.
•    Participate in briefing and review meetings, recommending suitable technical solutions for each product.
•    Collaborate with CAD and Industrialization teams using a continuous improvement approach.
•    Follow technical pattern development to ensure design requirements and meet deadlines from Product Development.
•    Consistently align with the cutting, preparation, and CAD departments to achieve the best luxury products.
•    Build and lead the prototyping and colouring team in order to improve technical skills, enable product consistency,  increase the overall quality of the products 
•    Meet the delivery dates as per business schedule.


•    Proven experience in prototyping. 
•    Previous people management experience
•    Ability to take decision based on Technical facts, experience and knowledge.
•    Excellent knowledge of manufacturing techniques and process (leather goods)
•    Good knowledge of raw materials – leather, fabrics, textile fibres (canvas/nylon etc…)
•    Knowledge of metal hardware functionality.
•    Problem-solving and team work qualities.
•    Problem solving capability.
•    Attention to detail.
•    Good interpersonal and communication skills and is a team player.


Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.


Posting Notes: Italy || Not Applicable || Florence || INTERNAL MANUFACTURING || NO DEPARTMENT || n/a ||

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