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Production / Sourcing Assistant - Ladies Fashion

Job Title: Production / Sourcing Assistant - Ladies Fashion
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000 per annum
REF: 2319_1558694638
Contact Name: Joanna Nathan
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

This lovely company who design and manufacture young fashion are looking for a Production/Sourcing assistant.
If you have 6 - 12 months experience in a similar role this is the perfect role for you.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with myself and the design team
  • Sourcing new fabrics and trims as we request
  • Asking for prices and lead-times on trims and fabrics
  • Chasing sampling
  • Understanding the fabrics we use and need and able to come up with solutions for alternatives if no stock for orders
  • Receiving orders and filling out the buy sheets to confirm fabrics and prices
  • Sending the customer swatches, strike off or Lab dips for approval
  • Proactive and quick problem solving to find alternatives for cloths etc because lead times are tight
  • Receiving orders and creating a folder for each order containing
  • Sketch from the designer or an image of the garment
  • Style code
  • Fabric codes and where to order from
  • Trim codes and where to order from
  • Delivery date
  • Chasing fabric and trim orders to ensure we will receive on time
  • Check price on the order matches the costing sheet
  • Putting the order on to the online system (critical path)
  • Involved in weekly production meetings
  • Ordering DHL
  • Helping with post and sending samples to customers
  • Preparing packs to send to our outside seamstress

Person specification:

  • At least 6 - 12 months of experience in production/sourcing
  • Quick learner
  • Excellent excel skills
  • Organised and methodical
  • Energetic and dynamic
  • Excellent communication
  • Ability to ask and learn