You will be an integral part of the Material Innovation Lab (MIL). The MIL provides the Group’s Houses and key suppliers with resources, tools and new solutions to help them understand how to make more sustainable choices in their products’ development. As part of our team you will provide knowledge and technical support on sustainable materials (textiles, trims, non-woven) to the Brands. The scope of work includes maintaining up to date MIL collection of innovative and sustainable materials (the “library” and the “database”), strategic support to integrate sustainable materials into products and technical support to define and identify sustainable materials
How will you contribute
Support the manager to identify novel sustainable materials and processes, as appropriate to Brand
Support the team to cure and update the innovation section of material library for Brand reference
Support the manager to assess the innovation landscape of the textile sector enquiring technologies and innovators, with particular attention to biotechnology-focused solutions
Support the daily implementation of innovation projects providing technical and communication expertise
Who you are
A College or University graduate in Biotechnology or environmental disciplines
Knowledgeable of the innovation material trends or sustainability aspects of the textile industry
Environmentally aware and passionate for innovation
Proactive, organized and accountable
A good communicator, cooperative and flexible
Adaptable to a multicultural context
Fluent in Italian and English, both written and spoken; French is an advantage for the position
Why work with us?
This is a fabulous opportunity to join the Kering adventure and to actively contribute to the development of the business by becoming part of a thriving Materials Innovation Lab in a global Luxury Group that offers endless possibilities to learn and grow. Talent development is a managerial principle at Kering and we are committed to fostering internal mobility. Our common vision promotes leadership skills and helps every employee to reach their full potential in a stimulating and fulfilling workplace environment.
Kering is committed to building a diverse workforce. We believe diversity in all its forms – gender, age, nationality, culture, religious beliefs and sexual orientation – enriches the workplace. It opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to adapt to a changing world. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their background.