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Garment Technologist

Location Stockport/Cheshire

Salary £21k-£24k dependant on experience

Ladieswear or Childrenswear experience preferred

Our client are a major supplier based in South Manchester with many years’ experience in the industry dealing with most of the quality end of the high street! We are currently recruiting for a Garment Technologist to work within the busy GT team .

This is an excellent opportunity to join a busy, ambitious and forward-thinking company. You will need to have attention to detail, be able to work on your own initiative and must have been in a similar role previously, with knowledge of patterns. The ideal candidate must be an accurate, organised and flexible individual who is able to work proactively and must be able to prioritize their own workload and time management,

Whilst working in a fast-paced office environment. You will report to the Senior Garment Technologist and work closely with the designers at the initial stage. Managing the sealing process from proto, through to production, tracking the samples. You will ensure all styles are fitted and sealed in line with critical dates as well as meeting the high standard of technical specifications for the business.

Organizing fitting sessions, accurately completing measurement charts and factory communication. Working very closely with Design and translating CADs into Technical Specs to deliver the product, with the best manufacturing methods, in line with our business.


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Admin Assistant/Data Inputting

JOB OVERVIEW 

Location – Stockport

Salary £16-£18k

To provide admin support to the team of Import Merchandisers.  The candidate must be able to manage time efficiently, be computer literate and work well in a team.  Accuracy and Attention to detail would be key attributes as well as being organised, methodical and being able to work to deadlines. Accuracy of Data Inputting is a key requirement and familiarity with spreadsheets and online database would be essential.  Ultimately a successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining accurate,  up to date and useable information on our systems. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Receiving invoices and packing lists and inputting figures onto the Database
  • Checking shipment quantitys against the purchase order and approve factory invoices
  • Filing documents on the shared PC drive
  • Entering computer and account data from source documents onto  the Database within time limits
  • Enter carton information onto the customer database
  • Make bookings for deliveries into the DC
  • Inputting data and references onto packing lists in Excel files
  • Co-ordinating deliveries and creating spreadsheet of forthcoming deliveries
  • Create pallet notes and delivery notes
  • Sort out and section GIL stickers and prepare for despatch
  • Creating spreadsheets and working documentation from initial order confirmations
  • At Peak Times assisting the merchandisers with any other duties when required

Training

Is provided by the relevant merchandiser and the merchandise director until up to speed on systems and procedures.


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Product Manager

Manchester

Salary TBA

Ideal candidate will have experience within a Supplier or Head Office in Import Merchandising or Buying.

Working in a small team and reporting to the Head of Sourcing
Managing the product from conception through to shipment.
Experience in costing, negotiating payment terms, buying, placing purchase orders, maintaining critical paths and ensuring goods are shipped on time to meet deliveries.
Maintaining a good supplier base and increasing profit margin for the business

Working closely alongside the design team to range plan for each season and producing desirable product at competitive prices.

Working alongside the GT team to ensure quality standards are meet.

We are looking for a confident individual who can multi task and delegate duties as and when required. Working closely with the Head of Sourcing to look at new sourcing channels and oversee critical path.


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Production Controller – Mat Cover

Full Time

9 – 12 Month FTC

Competitive Salary

We currently have a fantastic opportunity available for a Production Controller to join our Buying team at our Head Office in Manchester.

This role is initially a 9 month contract to cover maternity leave but due to the fast moving nature of the business there could be further opportunities for a permanent role in the future.

Role overview

Working within a fast-paced and highly efficient team, you will be responsible for monitoring bulk orders and salesman samples, utilising great communication skills and a high level of accuracy to ensure our corporate calendar is adhered to.

  • Have a high level of knowledge and understanding of the suppliers capabilities and the production process
  • Issue orders to garment suppliers, following consultation with manager with regards to factory allocation, using the merchandising system or excel, ensuring all orders are input on the AS400 system and price information checked
  • Update delivery on time records and review monthly figures
  • Ensure all relevant orders are passed to the imports department in order for LC being raised
  • Manage the critical path, ensuring its updated regularly and coordination of all members of the team to ensure that all dates are met with the target to achieve 90% deliveries on time 
  • Hold weekly meetings with the rest of the team to discuss the critical path and address any issues
  • Put forward relevant suggestions of how to resolve issues when they arise, ensuring that managers are fully informed so decisions can be made
  • Barcode checking against orders and scanning on AS400 to ensure all information is correct to avoid any requirement for rectification of stock in UK, barcodes on production samples should also be checked and scanned prior to shipment of order where possible. 
  • Development and checking of new swing tickets / packaging in conjunction with QC and Marketing as required. 
  • Create and maintain the factory loading documents, ensuring suppliers are no over capacity
  • Create fabric forecasts and sign off with the manager; monitor stock levels throughout the season 
  • Ensure the Product Bible is maintained and updated by the relevant people throughout the season.
  • Communicate any delivery delays and update on the relevant systems
  • Monitor and contribute to supplier performance analysis
  • Have an awareness of other team members critical paths

Full Job Spec avaialbe


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Technical Developer (Fabric)

Based North West

Salary TBA

We currently have a fantastic opportunity available for a Technical Developer to join our Buying team at our Head Office in Manchester.

Role overview

The successful candidate will work closely with the Technical Manager to help develop new fabrics, working towards our required regulations & quality standards, as well as working towards our factories being socially compliant and our products sustainable and in line with legal requirements and the Group policies.    

Experience & knowledge

  • Minimum of two years experience.
  • Knowledge of fabric & testing requirements.
  • Awareness of Social Compliance and the sustainability process.
  • Awareness of global regulations.
  • Experience of working closely with factories and mills to ensure quality and social compliance is to the high standard required.
  • Proven track record within fabric development and/or testing environment.
  • Computer literate with knowledge of Illustrator and In Design programs.
  • Be organised, accurate and have a good eye for detail.
  • Have an understanding of Reach and awareness ETI to ensure policies are followed.
  • Keep to corporate calendar deadlines, able to prioritise own workload accordingly.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet tight deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments and work outside of job boundaries as necessary.
  • Undertake tasks with a consideration of possible costs incurred by the business.


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