At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities. 


Burberry is offering an opportunity for a Trainee Fabric Inspector to join our Internal Manufacturing Team at Burberry Mill. As our Trainee, you will learn the intricacies of fabric inspection supported by a team of experienced professionals. You will assist in inspecting Burberry's iconic fabrics to ensure they meet quality standards and specifications.  

Following a successful probationary period, your position and remuneration will be reviewed and progressed accordingly. 



  • Participate in creating a safe working environment by adhering to manual handling courses and safety protocols in textile production.  
  • Assist in inspecting off-loom and finished fabrics, conducting quality and shade checks.  
  • Learn to utilise the loom inspection system for patrolling, mending, and identifying faults accurately.  
  • Assist in entering stock information into the Camtex system and allocate fabric to stillages.  
  • Support the loading of 'A' frames upon receiving fabric from the finisher.  
  • Learn to identify fabric faults with precision, following standard specifications.  
  • Assist in transferring pieces in the system and maintaining accurate details.  
  • Support in preparing fabric for delivery to vendors, under supervision.  
  • Strive to uphold high standards of excellence and promote effective communication within the team.  


  • Understanding of woven fabric construction is desirable either through education or experience. 
  • Interest in Textile Studies and a willingness to learn.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow instructions with precision and attention to detail. 
  • Good colour perception skills are necessary.  
  • Minimum GSCE Grade C or equivalent in Maths and English. 


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: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || Keighley || INTERNAL MANUFACTURING || BURBERRY MILL || n/a ||

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