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Fabric Co-ordinator - Outerwear

Job Title: Fabric Co-ordinator - Outerwear
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Industry:
Salary: £17,000 - £18,000 per annum
REF: 2169_1547811490
Contact Name: Joanna Nathan
Contact Email: joanna@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Fantastic opportunity to start your fashion career. This leading manufacturer based in Hertfordshire are looking for a junior to join their fabric team. They are willing to train a fashion enthusiast who is looking to start their career.

This job is a great opportunity to understand fabric, construction, weights, washes, testing etc.


Main responsibilities will include:

  • Daily communication with international countries - India, China and Bangladesh.
  • Excel Charts to monitor fabric tracking.
  • Monitoring costs on fabric - to be cost effectiveness
  • Liaise with buyers on fabric testing and buyers approvals
  • Liaising with the designers to source fabrics which are customer specific.
  • Prioritising fabrics dependant on customer meetings.
  • Sending swatches out with full development details.
  • Updating designers and managers with weekly updates from mill and fabric status.
  • Managing fabrics - managing expectations on realistic deadlines.
  • Updating old stock with current yardage status


Person specifications:

  • Have demonstrable ability to work to deadlines
  • Have a good working knowledge of customer quality standards
  • Professional and confident manner when dealing with customers
  • Strong interpersonal and people management skills
  • Be able to liaise with offshore production team, both written and oral
  • Ability to prioritise and multi-task with effective communication skills both written and oral.