Senior Technologist Hardware, Materials Engineer

Department:  Supply Chain
City:  Florence
Country:  GB


Founded in 1856, Burberry today remains quintessentially British, with outerwear at its core.  Digital luxury positioning and intensive focus on design innovation, quality and heritage icons ensure continued brand purity and relevance globally across genders and generations. Burberry believes that in order to be a great brand it must also be a great company and constantly leverages the energy of its compassionate and creative thinking culture to continually innovate and drive the brand forward. Headquartered in London, Burberry is a design, marketing and retail led business with a global reputation for innovative product design, digital marketing initiatives and dynamic retail strategies.



Engineer Hardware Raw Materials as an area of excellence for Burberry.



  • Manage projects related to hardware raw materials (improvement of finishing, new technologies, sustainability)
  • Supplier/industry facing and build collaborative approach to drive projects
  • Drive innovation and quality improvements
  • Support raw materials from development to industrialisation (bulk)
  • Help to reduce issues at bulk
  • Support our headquarter teams if any action/fix needs to be done in region
  • Build  relationship with experts in industry, academia, and trade associations to keep up to date on Technology and Product advances
  • Gain in-depth knowledge of latest government regulations, restrictions, safety protocols and performance standards for Raw Materials & Finished goods
  • Identify opportunities for on boarding, training and elevation of Suppliers, peers and partners



  • Material Science or Engineering Degree
  • Extensive experience in Materials development, manufacturing and/or chemical hardware industry
  • Experience of high fashion or luxury brand is ideal
  • Knowledge of finishing and various techniques of production 
  • Experience with jewellery production is a plus
  • Knowledge of technical software and 3D printing
  • Organised
  • Curious
  • Appetite for innovation


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: Italy || Not Applicable || Florence || Supply Chain || Supply Chain || n/a ||

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