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Garment Technologist

Location South Manchester

Salary £25k – £28k

Garment Technologist – The Role:

  • You will be involved in sampling and approval of garments and all technical aspects associated with product. 
  • To ensure each product is per company standards.
  • Manage size specifications and produce detailed tech packs 
  • Ensure samples through to production costs meet client cost expectations.
  • To handle the comments/approvals process and resolve technical/quality issues.
  • Manage communication between internal teams and the factories.

Garment Technologist – The Candidate:

  • With approx. 3 year’s experience within multi product womenswear
  • Good technical knowledge of construction and fitting as well as manufacturing methods.
  • Experienced in handling comments/approvals process and any technical/quality issues.
  • Highly competent IT skills
  • Confident communication skills, the ability to work to critical path deadlines. Ability to manage on workload and a team player.
  • Relevant degree.
  • Experienced also on plus sizing advantageous

Working within a busy and very supportive team. 


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Experienced Dress Buyer

Upto 50K depending upon experience

North West Region

An exciting opportunity for a Dress Buyer to join a premium quality fashion brand which has achieved an rapid rate of growth making this position an exciting and dynamic role.

We have achieved huge growth over the last 2 years driven by the Dress department.  This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Buyer to join a fast paced fashion team and help take the dress department to the next level.

The ideal candidate must have fast fashion ecommerce buying experience and highly experienced in product development and range planning! ideally have Woven and Jersey experience.

The role involves

  • Working closely with the Dress Designer & QA team to deliver new weekly trend products in line with the critical path key dates and key marketing dates.
  • Trading the Department daily to expand on best-selling styles quickly, 
  • Drive the moving on of best sellers so they are seasonally appropriate. 
  • Product develop direct with the supply base to maximise dress sales.
  • Manage the style numbers & Open to buy on a weekly basis reporting into Head of Buying 
  • Improving the category bought in margin by re negotiating with the supply base on Best Selling styles and fabric bases that are performing.
  • Developing strong relationships with a new supply base by working with design to place the right product at the right source.
  • Attend weekly Fit & buy meetings to ensure products are delivered on time.
  • Support the Buyers Admin to ensure smooth running of the department.
  • Weekly analysis to identify missing products from the booked ranges, reporting back to the Head of Buying.
  • Regular competitor reviews to ensure pricing and range is in line with the market. Highlighting risks and opportunities.
  • Manage the dress development & Dress Range plans to ensure they are up to date for merchandising to work from.

·Travel – Europe and FE as and when required by the business.

Key Experience, Skills & Abilities

A commercial fashion eye is essential.

Experience in trading a department to maximise sales 

The ability to problem solve under pressure in a fun fast paced environment.

Enjoys change, open to new ways of working.

Identifies new ways of working that fit the business as it continues to grow.

Able to take responsibility and make decisions.

Strong communication with all departments and levels is imperative.

Effective time management and the ability to prioritise.

Understands/ has experience with the test and repeat ecommerce buying model.


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Senior Import Merchandiser

Senior Import Merchandiser

Salary range £27k- £35k

Manchester

1. Liasing daily with our suppliers and customers. Experience with liasing with the Far East, Bangladesh, India is essential.

2. Raising purchase orders, customer packaging / label orders (care labels, brand labels, price labelling) and dispatching to our suppliers 

3. Monitoring and maintaining the critical path.
An in depth knowledge of the critical path is essential. The merchandiser will be responsible for chasing in lab dips, print strike offs, bulk fabric and sample submissions ( sealer samples /pre-production samples / production samples / press samples)

4. Liasing with our shipping and sales / deliveries department, ensuring that goods arrive are processed and are delivered on time

5. Attending customer meetings both at our head office in Manchester and also our London office. Full meeting follow up will be required, from quoting prices to arranging development samples.

6. Working closely with the QC and design teams.

7. The product area will be mens multi product. Customers will include both those from the high street and online

8. You as the experienced Import Merchandiser will provide team leadership, problem solving and guidance for junior merchandisers of the team.


This is a new position to the business and we are looking for a strong individual to join the business who has excellent knowledge of the industry. Must be a team player and most importantly can provide training, guidance and advice for the more junior members of the team.


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Import Merchandiser Account Manager

 

Manchester Major Supplier

Salary negotiable dependant experience

1. Liasing daily with our suppliers and customers. Experience with liasing with the Far East, Bangladesh, India is essential.

2. Raising purchase orders, customer packaging / label orders (care labels, brand labels, price labelling) and dispatching to our suppliers 

3. Monitoring and maintaining the critical path.
An in depth knowledge of the critical path is essential. The merchandiser will be responsible for chasing in lab dips, print strike offs, bulk fabric and sample submissions ( sealer samples /pre-production samples / production samples / press samples)

4. Liasing with our shipping and sales / deliveries department, ensuring that goods arrive are processed and are delivered on time

5. Attending customer meetings both at our head office in Manchester and also our London office. Full meeting follow up will be required, from quoting prices to arranging development samples.

6. Working closely with the QC and design teams.

7. The product area will be mens multi product. Customers will include both those from the high street and online

8. Providing team leadership, problem solving and guidance for junior merchandisers of the team.


This is a new position to the business and we are looking for a strong individual to join the business who has excellent knowledge of the industry. Must be a team player and most importantly can provide training, guidance and advice for the more junior members of the team.


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Import Merchandiser

Manchester

Salary unto £28k dependant on experience

A great opportunity for an Import Merchandiser to join a well-known Manchester business. Due to growth we are currently seeking an additional Import merchandiser auto join the team.

Import Merchandiser – Description

Liaising with both suppliers and customers.

Experience with liaising with the Far East is essential.

Raising purchase orders, packaging / label orders.

Maintaining the critical path.

An in depth knowledge of the critical path is essential. The merchandiser will be responsible for chasing in lab dips, print strike offs, bulk fabric and sample submissions.

Negotiating Prices

Attending customer meeting when required.

Import Merchandiser – Experience

In order to be successful, you must have at least 3 years experience as a merchandiser or similar role within an importer and used to working with excel spreadsheets and maintaining critical information databases. Excellent communication skills and number literacy are also essential within this role. 

Working in a fast paced office and liaising with internal departments and teams on a daily basis as well as buyers and factories.


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