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Mens Fabric & Trims Co-ordinator

Job Title: Mens Fabric & Trims Co-ordinator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £25 - £28K Per Annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q88727
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 21, 2012 09:05

Job Description

This darling of the British high street has been providing beautifully designed Menswear & Womenswear for over four decades. Sitting at the high end of the high street, its products are known for high quality and the company is now seeking a Fabric & Trims Co-ordinator to join its head office team, working in the Production department. The successful candidate will be expected to: * Create, monitor and manage a seasonal master cloth list to be used as a reference for all departments * Ensure that all fabric and trim is loaded correctly with Mill Ref and composition * Negotiate bulk fabric prices with the Sourcing Manager once bulk orders have been placed * Co-ordinate sourcing of fabric or trim with factories on fully factored product * Sign off on fabric resourcing for production with the Sourcing and Design Teams * Submit, chase and sign off lab dips for production * Identify special finishes that may be required on bulk production cloth for performance wear * Ensure that minimum and lead time information is available at pre-buy stage in the season * Co-ordinate fabric and trim for press samples with the Sourcing team * Ensure that fabric test reports are compatible with the product developed for production * Calculate all fabric and trims required to fulfil bulk order requirements * Place all orders of Fabric or Trim with Suppliers * Record and update all bulk fabric orders purchased for production * Create and maintain fabric purchase orders on the Pennine system * Book in PO's once fabrics are delivered to manufacturers on Torrex * Maintain the fabric critical path on the Fast React system * Co-ordinate fabric shipments with Production Co-ordinators and factories * Maintain and update company fabric stock files * Ensure that composition is correct and liaise with Technical teams regarding care label information * Co-ordinate the excess raw material audit at the end of each season to monitor residue stock * Present and keep up to date stock boards for Design and Merchandising teams to utilise The ideal candidate will have: * A degree or equivalent within a related discipline * Experience working for a premium brand * Extensive experience in fabric and trim development, preferably with Far East experience * Technical experience of approving bulk submissions, including resourced items * Sound knowledge of fabric development * Excellent communication skills * Strong PC literacy including Outlook, Word and Excel * The ability to work well in a demanding, fast-moving environment * Strong organisational skills and self-motivation If you have the relevant experience and are keen to develop your career within premium fashion, please apply now with an up to date CV.

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