WE ARE HIRING
PRODUCT/TEXTILE DEVELOPER 80%
Bananatex® is world’s first durable, waterproof fabric made purely from Banana plants – plastic free, biodegradable and 100% circular.
Developed by Swiss bag brand QWSTION, together with partners in Taiwan, Bananatex® shall increase its positive impact by giving multiple industries access to the innovation.
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
We need an expert product developer with a background in the textile industry to manage the product development process of our innovative banana fiber material Bananatex®, directly with our supply partners. You will provide an effective transition of product design into production through an efficient prototyping process, while monitoring manufacturing, quality standards, and development schedules.
A deep knowhow of textiles is required and process management skills are key, sustainability and quality are our focus. You are of a rare breed that pairs creativity with rationale. You should be at ease with daily communication to our customers and partners in Europe and Asia, as well as visiting our suppliers for new developments and QC regularly.
WHAT DO WE OFFER?
A unique opportunity to be part of a meaningful innovation that contributes to a more sustainable society. A high level of responsibility as well as freedom to develop processes and products of our brand Bananatex® with the international team led by it’s founders. You will find a forward thinking, 4 day-per-week environment with bases in Zürich/ Switzerland and Seefeld/Austria.
WHAT’S IN YOUR BACKPACK?
You have experience in textile development and/or supply-chain management and are interested in taking sustainability to the maximum. Planning and coordinating comes easy for you, you have an eye for detail and precise communication is your strength. Excellent skills for presenting and communicating in German and English are a must. As in any small team, a general «hands on» mentality is required.
WHAT WILL YOU DO?
You’re the one in charge of everything related to product development, production and supply chain; from building and fostering the relationships to our production partners, as well as dealing directly with customer requests from all kinds of industries.
GOT THE SKILLS & THE PASSION?
Please send your application to email@example.com