My client is a global name in R&D and engineering are on the lookout for a Materials Engineer (Textiles) to be based in their Singapore R&D office. Responsibilities: Initiate and develop new products / components and concepts in textile / fashion related disciplines Research, design, and develop products for manufacture Act as a chief to ensure constant monitoring of efforts to drive benefit and cost efficiency Prepare and maintain all documentation related to product design Decide on optimal design solutions and develop test and measurement capabilities according to requirements Ensure all business activities comply with ethical requirements of Product Development and Intellectual Property Take into account due consideration to requirements related to specific marketing needs, useability, human factors, environmental factors, DfM etc. Negotiate with project stakeholders to ensure that design objectives are balanced with overall project objectives Complete relevant internal processes and business plans and ensure testing, verification and validation of designed technologies for textiles / fashion R&D Establish, develop and drive new opportunities in partnership with key suppliers and research institutes across the region Supervise team members and provide guidance to junior engineers Identify new trends for future business opportunities Requirements: Advanced Degree in Textile, Fashion, Material Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent with at least 5 years relevant working experience Stronghold with manufacturing processes of fibre, yarn, foam and secondary processes such as dyeing, printing, and ultrasonic welding, sewing etc. Extensive network to fabric supplier / textile researcher or institution within APAC Experience handling with elastic and breathable material and experience with inner wear, sport wear, medical garments etc. will be a plus Knowledge in fabric-foam lamination will be an advantage Experience with Intellectual Property will be a big plus Please send your resume in WORD format by clicking the apply button below or contact Abhik Damani on +65 6701 1527 for a confidential discussion. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. CEI Reg. Number R1544061 (Abhik Damani).