FABRIC MANAGER TO FILIPPA K HQ

Founded by celebrated Swedish fashion designer Filippa Knutsson in 1993, Filippa K has grown internationally to become a household name synonymous with Scandinavian style. Timeless silhouettes are re-interpreted within the context of modern life, with expert craftsmanship and attention to detail resulting in ready-to-wear collections for women and men. The Stockholm-based fashion house now has over 200 employees across Europe, and continues its journey of global expansion guided by a mission of mindful consumption: creating fewer, better pieces, designed to last.

Filippa K is looking for a Fabric Manager to join our Fabric & Sustainability Team at our Head Office in Stockholm. The employment is full time with a start as soon as possible.


Your responsibilities will include:
The role includes all fabric-related issues from start-up until quality has been confirmed for bulk production.

  • Source and develop new materials, inspire design with seasonal material directions. Expertise in both wovens and jersey.
  • Textile expert; ability to reverse engineer materials at the appropriate price point and from the right supplier. Able to translate existing materials into more sustainable versions while maintaining a luxurious touch.
  • Strong network of premium fabric mills in Italy, Portugal, France, Asia.
  • Knowledge of 3rd party certifications and focus on supply chain traceability. Must be sustainably minded and work toward FK’s goal to increase share of sustainable fibres and certified materials and reduce our impacts.
  • Manage new fibre collabs and other special developments, propose creative developments to highlight FK’s sustainability values. Knowledge of what’s happening on the market.
  • Ensure that cutting waste from garment production is put into new development or recycled.
  • Perform and follow up on quality tests for sample and bulk yardage, giving approvals to fabric suppliers.
  • Daily communication with fabric suppliers.
  • Place sample orders and follow up on delivery performance.
  • Keeping fabric library and all fabric information updated in PLM system.

The experience you’ll bring to the role is:


A degree in textiles, preferable in textile engineering and 5-10 years of fabric r&d experience, preferably with experience working with materials at a luxury brand. A good command of English both written, as well as spoken, is a requirement.


We’re looking for someone who:

Are proactive, organised, focused on solutions and without prestige – a true team player. We believe that you share the Filippa K values of style, simplicity and quality—especially as relating to materials.


If this sounds like you and you’re interested in joining our team, please click below to apply before 1st of November. Please note that we are only able to handle applications through our website on an ongoing basis. Your application will be saved in our database, and we will contact you if we have any openings that suit your profile. 

All are welcome to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, Filippa K makes decisions based on merit. We do not discriminate based on age, gender, gender identity or expression, orientation, religion, cultural background, nationality, marital status, or disability. Diversity is central to our way of doing business and is an asset at all levels of the organisation. We believe in a culture of shared values where every employee is empowered to take responsibility and initiative in order to improve our customer satisfaction and sustainable profits.

The position is full-time and starts with immediate effect.

For more information about the position, please contact Jodi Everding (jodi.everding@filippa-k.se).

But please know that applications cannot be accepted via email.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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DESIGNED TO LAST

Our mission at Filippa K is to drive a movement of mindful consumption. Our teams work hard across all departments to create products and a community that is committed to slowing down the industry perspective from fast fashion to a slower, more permanent approach. We do this through encouraging new ideas and innovation in the world of sustainability.

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