Careers at Vorteq

Interested in joining our R&D team?

Any current vacancies will be listed below.

If we are not actively recruiting that doesn’t mean we do not want to hear from you. We are always interested in top talent. If you don’t see a role that is listed but think you could help us improve then please drop us an email at careers@vorteqsports.co.uk

Current Vacancies

Product Developer

Product Development Manager

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Product Developer

Requirements:

  • Experience within the design industry, preferably in the sporting sector.
  • A minimum of 2:1 in a relevant Textile or Garment design degree or equivalent.
  • Patience and determination.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of garment production methods.
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes and textile properties.
  • A methodical yet innovative approach.
  • Good organisational and planning skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to specify materials and analyse cost.
  • Competent in Adobe, particularly Illustrator to create artwork and edit patterns.
  • Ability to partake in several projects concurrently.
  • Self-Motivated and willing to learn.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.
  • An interest in sport.

 

The role will involve:

  • Learning how to develop new or existing sportswear products to meet performance requirements.
  • Learning to understand the needs of the athlete in a specific sport in order to develop and improve performance/fit.
  • Liaising with factories and suppliers, which may include travel to follow progress of development.
  • Sourcing trims and fabrics, communicating with vendor.
  • R&D into new methods of construction and more technologically advanced manufacturing.
  • Contributing to strategic development of production plans, identifying any additional information needed particularly in manufacturing.
  • Assisting in manufacturing of prototype samples and final product.
  • Partaking in fit sessions with athletes.
  • Attending trade shows and sporting events.

Applications:

If you think you tick most of the boxes above then please send your CV and a covering letter to careers@vorteqsports.co.uk

Product Development Manager

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in relevant industry or role.
  • A minimum of 2:1 in a relevant Textile or Garment design degree or equivalent.
  • Patience and determination with strong leadership skills.
  • Strong organisation and communication skills.
  • Ability to diagnose and solve issues.
  • Mastery of garment production methods and textile properties.
  • Methodical, innovative approach.
  • Fully competent in adobe software, particularly Illustrator
  • Ability to manage and partake in several projects concurrently.
  • Interest in sport.

The role will involve:

  • Overall coordination of production.
  • Managing timelines of production based on sporting events and individual orders.
  • Liaising with sales and marketing team.
  • Working with the process coordinator to develop methods and processes.
  • Working with Vorteq engineers for new aero solutions and ideas.
  • Understanding the needs of the athlete in a specific sport in order to develop and improve performance/fit.
  • Helping evolve and direct the design and manufacturing process.
  • Producing material specifications and costs.
  • Liaising with factories and suppliers, including travel to follow progress of development.
  • Developing production plans.
  • Communicating with customers as required.
  • R&D into new methods of construction and more technologically advanced manufacturing.
  • Developing a product to the highest quality, and level which pleases both producer and consumer
  • Manufacturing prototype samples and final product to a high standard.
  • Planning and leading fit sessions with athletes.

Applications:

If you think you tick most of the boxes above then please send your CV and a covering letter to careers@vorteqsports.co.uk

Please send applications and covering letters to careers@vorteqsports.co.uk