Personalisation Technician

Castleford, UK
Posted 1 month ago

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.


Working as part of a dedicated team you will assist with developing & industrialising Embroidery and Personalisation Developments, supporting cross functional business projects. You will work existing Personalisation /Embroidery team to create high quality embroidery designs and personalisation developments, whilst also providing clear Approved standards and Operating Procedures for Internal Manufacturing and External Vendors.


• Work closely with design , PE and PD department to develop new embroidery designs in line with requirements

• Use specialist Embroidery Software to create embroidery designs in line with Burberry standards / requirements

• Research, Develop and Industrialise embroidery and embossing methods and specifications for internal and external manufacture

• Perform thorough sewing / machine tests on all new fabric bases and establish best practices for machine settings etc. to ensure the highest quality standards are achieved

• Communicate effectively and clearly to Cross Functional Burberry teams on progress / delivery of samples and any technical difficulties

• Provide Standards / Technical Specifications for approved embroidery with External vendors to ensure consistency across vendor base for IP branding embroidery

• Work with Cross Functional teams on Personalisation Developments in line with the company strategy

• Perform machine testing on New Leather Goods based on seasonal proposals and provide information to Cross Functional teams to prepare for the launch of items on time

• Thread matching, ordering and keeping record for all approvals for bulk and sampling

• Compile detailed Specifications / SOP's for new styles to Retail & Hub teams in line with key launch dates

• Work with Global Retail teams / Hub teams and provide Technical support where required, to ensure embroidery and embossing personalisation is aligned across the business

• Provide embroidery training / technical support for internal embroidery operators as and when required


  • Good knowledge / experience of digital machine embroidery
  • Embroidery digitising experience, using specialised Software to create designs / embroidery files
  • Knowledge / Experience of hot foil embossing, monogramming, other printing techniques
  • General Garment Technician experience
  • Previous experience in manufacturing environment
  • Passionate about textiles and product personalisation.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications - Excel/Word/ PowerPoint
  • Good knowledge of creative drawing software - Adobe Illustrator / In-design / Photoshop


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: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || Castleford || INTERNAL MANUFACTURING || CASTLEFORD || n/a ||

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