Special Fibres & Quality Manager

Posted 11 months ago


The Special Fibres & Quality Manager is responsible for coordinating the production of Special Fibres (Cashmere, Vicuna, Mohair, Dark Wool, etc.), according to Customers needs. The role supervises the whole department and aims to optimize the available resources for meeting the quality standards and the deliveries agreed with the Customers.

The position is also accountable for the Quality Laboratory in terms of respect of the quality standards set by the Group and the Customers. The role shall set the priorities and guarantee the correct maintenance of the Lab tools, also implementing and monitoring the procedures and best practices.


  • Planning of production for both high and low volumes, in direct cooperation with the MD for the biggest commitments;
  • Provide advice and technical support to Customers on possible combing and/or dehairing of the special fibres;
  • Daily reporting on production and deliveries;
  • Quality control of batches related to the combing cashmere;
  • Support and advice to other Schneider Group companies and Customers on analysis procedures and laboratory equipment;
  • Organize ordinary and extraordinary maintenance of the Lab equipments;
  • Direct management of the Lab staff and supervision of the Special Fibres department on the shopfloor.


Reports directly tolocal Managing Director
Reports functionally to
Role with Supervisor responsibilityYes


Level of educationDiploma in Mechanics / Industrial TechnologyBachelor’s / Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering
Years of work experience5 to 8 years in Operations of Textile companiesMore than 10 years in Operations of Textile companies
Licences / CertificatesDriving LicenseQuality Auditor certificate
LanguagesKnowledge of English – level B2Knowledge of English – level C1 plus another language is nice to have
Working KnowledgeHands on experience in the Textile sector and ability to deliver excellent customer experienceWool market and dynamics
Understanding of supply chain business
Technical SkillsKnowledge of MS Office
Knowledge of basic industrial processes
Knowledge of combing, carding, dehairing processes
CMM and WCL application
Knowledge of main Quality standards
Soft SkillsExcellent communication skills
Both autonomy and Teamwork
Business acumen with a problem-solving attitude
An ability to deliver projects and answer inquiries on time

Job Features

Job CategoryOperations
Job levelSenior position

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