Careers with Ulster Weavers


Technical Administrator

The Ulster Weavers brand is currently experiencing a period of significant growth as we expand our markets, we are currently operating worldwide and seeing sustained growth across the global landscape. Our brand leading products have been acknowledged world-wide as the finest in design, quality and value for money.

We are now seeking a Technical Administrator to come and join our innovative team. This is a fantastic opportunity for the successful candidate to develop and further their career with an exciting, forward thinking and dynamic company.


Job Title                                                                                         Technical Administrator
Hours of work                                                                                 Monday – Thursday 8am – 4.30pm    

                                                                                                        Friday 8am – 3.30pm

Location                                                                                        1 – 6 St. Helen’s Business Park             


                                                                                                      Co. Down

                                                                                                       BT18 9HQ

Reporting to:                                                                                  Tim Paisley



Essential            GCSE level education (Mathematics & English are essential.

Desirable           An understanding of textiles would be an advantage but not essential.




Essential           Excellent time management and organisational skills.
Attention to detail.



Essential           Highly motivated and self-confident.
Ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision.
Effective in a team environment.

                                Ability to communicate well with others.

                                Ability to plan.

                                Ability to complete tasks in a timely and accurate manner.


Job Description

Purpose of the Role

Working with the Quality and Design managers, to create and publish product specifications, accurately reflecting all design, technical and legal requirements.  

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • To utilise the UW Specification System to create and maintain all product specifications and product approvals.
  • To ensure specifications are communicated in a timely fashion to the appropriate supplier(s).
  • To facilitate the product approval process by processing all product sample submissions.
  • Any additional customer specific product documentation to be collated and submitted in a timely fashion (in keeping with Critical Path as dictated by Critical Path Manager).
  • To manage customer and internal product comments to ensure the approved product is fit for purpose and to customer requirements.
  • To ensure any product comments are accurately communicated to suppliers to facilitate first-time approval of samples.
  • To manage third party customer product approvals.
  • To maintain the product sample submission filing and record keeping system in place in Ulster Weavers Holywood.
  • To ensure any non-conformities at final stage of product approval are highlighted to the operations team to facilitate approval of bulk shipments and subsequent checks.

Additional Responsibilities – (Product related)

  • Care label layouts to be communicated to suppliers as appropriate and recorded in Ulster Weavers Specification System.
  • This includes approval of Product Barcode Layouts
  • When requested by Operations Team and to provide support, product price labels and other sundries to be printed in-house.
  • Any other duties as considered appropriate by the Operations Team.

Salary – To be confirmed.

Other Info

We are an equal opportunities employer, we recruit on talent, expertise and attitude!

Contact: -

If you believe that you have got what it takes to join our team, please compete our application & FEC monitoring form and send along with a copy of your CV to: -

Closing date for Applications: - Friday 14September 2018.


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