Technical Services Analyst

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Description/Job Summary

Fruit of the Loom, an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. & leading international basic apparel company, has an immediate opening for Technical Services Analyst at its corporate headquarters in Bowling Green, KY.
This position exists to provide material testing analysis and material specifications support to Product Development This will insure product quality and viability from a material standpoint.    This position also works closely with our manufacturing partners to insure the correct material properties are being used in our products.

Responsibilities/Duties

Collect and analyze test results of new materials.  Review/ confirm and set production specs with suppliers. Review with Manager of Technical Services where discrepancies exist.
Review history of production fabrics for spec conformance and help to resolve issues with suppliers.
Special projects as required, such as serving as backup for making plates for pad print and processing paperwork for ink and plate orders.
Report weekly progress on testing and spec development of new materials.
Communicate with Purchasing, Merchandising, and PD Teams in regard to new material status and results.

Required Experience


Experience in Product Development, Quality, Purchasing, and/or Fabric Manufacturing preferred, but not required.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience in textiles or apparel.

Good PC skills, Web/PDM, MS Office (Excel, Word, Lotus Notes (or similar email)

Strong organizational and communication skills; written and oral

Self-starter; ability to work with general supervision

Ability to multitask and respond to unexpected urgencies of production or design needs

Details

We offer competitive pay and benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, vacation, holidays and 401k.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protect veteran status, disability or any other protected status.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
 
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It is the policy of the Company to employ personnel entirely on the individual’s qualifications. Selections are made without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, pregnancy, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic characteristics, or any other protected status or any other category protected by federal, state of local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at Reasonable.Accommodations@fotlinc.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

For more information, view the EEO is the Law Poster and Pay Transparency Statement.