Fabric Buyer - AMAZING BRAND

City of London
£30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
17 Mar 2012
14 Apr 2012
Lauren Nicoll
Job Type


This amazing retailer is currently dominating the premium high street with their unique style, instantly recognisable design, high quality fabrics and celebrity endorsements.

They are looking for a fabric buyer to join their womenswear department within their head office in an amazing location in Central London. Your main objective will be to ensuring timely support and management of the Fabric and Trim Development Cycle each Season.

You will currently be in this role and have at least two years experience as a fabric buyer, have excellent knowledge of fabrics as well as established relationships with suppliers and mills in the Far East and Europe.

The role will include:

Placing� Fabric orders for Womenswear
Ensure that all Fabric developed is coded and the Face is identified.
Go through all designs with Womenswear for the appropriate for sampling and then bulk.
Attending trade fairs when necessary
Meeting regularly with suppliers
Presenting new trends to the Design team
Working with the Production team on scheduling and critical path
Managing the archiving of sample cards
Negotiating prices�����������
Meet with design to discuss colour work and approvals
Monitor the Ordering and Delivery of Fabric and Trim required for Prototypes and Samples
Creating Fabric Cards for Range Building.
Sourcing and development including overseas management of 3rd party fabrics sourced through factories.
Print and CAD Development
Order Press fabric

It is essential that you are a team player, have excellent communication and negotiation skills, be motivated and able to work well in a demanding, fast moving environment. Being PC literate including Outlook, Word and Excel is also required.

In return, you will be rewarded with a highly competitive salary and benefits package. You will be working for one of the most desirable premium brands on the high street. The company offers you the scope to progress and gives you the autonomy to take control of your career.

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