Join Our Journey to Perfecting Textile Science and Technology”
TFG’s Internship Opportunity : Gauteng, South Africa – In a world where innovation, quality, and sustainability meet, The Foschini Group (TFG) is at the forefront of the fashion retail industry. TFG’s Textile Laboratory in Johannesburg serves as the heart of their textile product development, and they’re on a quest to redefine the boundaries of textile science and technology. If you have a deep passion for textiles and an unwavering commitment to ensuring the highest quality standards in textile production, TFG invites you to become a part of their exceptional team as a Textile Lab Technician.
At TFG, the spotlight is on textiles and their intricate characteristics. The Johannesburg Textile Laboratory is where these textiles come to life. As a Textile Lab Technician, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the excellence of TFG’s textile products. Your primary responsibilities will include conducting various tests, analyzing results, and collaborating with a team of experts to enhance product lines. Your attention to detail, technical expertise, and commitment to precision will be the driving force behind the quality and performance of TFG’s textiles.
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So, what’s in it for you?
- Explore Textile Testing: You will perform a range of tests on textile samples, covering aspects such as strength, durability, colorfastness, and composition analysis.
- Operate Cutting-Edge Equipment: Gain hands-on experience by operating and maintaining laboratory equipment and instruments, ensuring the utmost accuracy and reliability in test results.
- Collaborate and Innovate: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including researchers, designers, and engineers, to develop and improve textile products.
- Data-Driven Insights: Record and interpret test data, preparing comprehensive reports for internal teams and external partners.
- Problem Solving: Identify deviations and anomalies in test results, troubleshoot issues, and propose solutions to ensure product quality.
- Continuous Improvement: Contribute to the continuous improvement of testing methodologies and laboratory processes.
- Safety and Organization: Uphold safety protocols and maintain a clean and organized laboratory environment.
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Who We’re Looking for:
- A diploma in Textile Technology or a related field.
- Experience as a Textile Lab Technician is advantageous.
- Familiarity with textile testing methods, equipment, and industry standards.
- Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex data.
- A detail-oriented mindset with excellent organizational and documentation abilities.
- Effective communication skills and the ability to collaborate in a team environment.
- Knowledge of safety protocols and practices in a laboratory setting.
Why Join Us:
This isn’t just another internship; it’s your ticket to a world where your ideas matter. Expect a supportive team, hands-on training, and a chance to make your mark. If you’re ready to take your passion for textiles to the next level and make a significant contribution to a leading textile company, TFG encourages you to apply. Join their dynamic team at the Johannesburg Textile Laboratory and be a part of shaping the future of textiles.
Preference will be given, but not limited to, candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act.