Do you have experience in the end to end supply chain process? Do you have experience in dealing with high volume imports from the Far East along with purchasing, production and stock planning? Does the prospect of working for a hugely successful, well established local family business, along with a competitive salary and great prospects appeal to you? If you would like to be instrumental in the design and development of a warehouse management system, have experience in in working with Far Eastern Suppliers then our client needs you on their team. What’s the Job? Reporting to the Directors, you’ll be working alongside the purchasing and sales team and will manage the order book for the Far East, duties will also include: Scheduling repeat orders Working with suppliers in the Far East managing both production and deliveries Work with suppliers ensuring production is effectively managed Managing high volumes shipping schedules ensuring goods arrive in a timely manner Oversee stock levels in line with the WMS Manage stock discrepancies and inaccuracies Handle purchase orders and verify the receipt of goods Other duties as required What experience do you need? For this role you’ll need experience within supply chain, preferably with knowledge of dealing with overseas suppliers, yo
Create & Develop Resourcing are looking to hire an experienced Fashion Import Merchandisers on behalf of highly successful High Street fashion businesses based in Manchester and Cheshire - you will work across contract business on behalf of the co and manage well known fashion retail accounts. Managing the bulk production process from order placement to final delivery, you will have a keen eye for detail, be well organised and take great pride in providing optimum customer service. Perhaps you're in your first Import Merch role and looking to step up, or maybe you have a a few years under your belt and are looking further progression - either way, we'd love to speak to you! Your responsibilities will include;- Managing the critical in path in order to ensure production runs to schedule and timely deliveries of placed orders Lab dip, strike off and size spec approvals Daily liaison with offshore sources, mainly in the Far East Regular communication with High Street buyers, account managing and keeping them updated with progress A key role within a professional, warm cultured, team orientated business Excellent organisational, communication and IT skills are essential Please apply with your up to date CV to discover more about this superb opportunity in fashion! Like Us
Interim Ingredients Buyer - Blackburn Client Details Our client is a rapidly growing SME food manufacturer. Description As the Interim Ingredients Buyer you will: Support the Blackburn facility ensuring continuity of supply of raw materials Monitor stock levels for availability and shelf life Drive value for the business ensuring best cost supply Monitor supplier performance taking corrective action where necessary Profile The ideal candidate will be: A proven Interim Ingredients Buyer Able to demonstrate stock control on short shelf life ingredients Supplier management capability IT literate Job Offer Prorate - £35,000
At City Plumbing Supplies we aim to save our trade customers time, reduce their hassle and make them money. The key to this? You. The perfect bathroom takes planning. It requires specialist knowledge, an understanding of the possibilities and the passion to make it a reality. At City Plumbing Supplies you are the expert that helps our trade customers achieve this time and again. You’ll be seen as an extension to the local trade’s business and support them by taking away the sales process and providing a complete customer experience to their client when purchasing a bathroom. As a core member of the branch, you will work autonomously to provide this and extend your reach throughout the area with proactive engagement. We will help you achieve this with regular training, a dedicated Area Manager for showrooms and an online community to share best practice. Previous industry knowledge is not essential in this role, providing you have the ambition to take ownership of your own success and we will provide you with the necessary training to achieve this and more. City Plumbing Supplies is more than just the local trades first choice for bathrooms. It is a place you can make a real difference by contributing your ideas to an environment that will actually listen. You can
The Company: A Garment Technologist is needed to join a clothing company who have a solid reputation who supply to Next, George, TU, Tesco, Fat Face, M&S and Quba. They supply a range of jersey products for men's, ladies and children. You will be supporting the Senior Garment Technologist to ensure that garments are produced to standard, maintaining fit procedures and building relationships. The ideal candidate will have at least 6 months experience and be willing to travel/drive to attend customer meetings weekly/every other week. The Role: Ensure that garments are being produced to the required quality standard. Discussing new designs with the design department to decide on the best way to manufacture them. Work out size specifications and plan how garments will be made by producing graded size charts. Monitoring the production of sample garments and initiate any changes to the designs to fit manufacturing requirements. Liaising with customers and clients and work with Far East factories and high street stores. Liaising with colleagues with regards to improvements for the garments. Monthly assessments of customer returns and complaints. Ensure efficiency of the sample process flow, approval of samples from a technical point of view and preparation for the collection sign-off.
The Company: A well established supplier of mens and ladies fashion product require a QA Product Technologist to join their fast paced team. They supply to Arcadia, Oasis and other large retailers. The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing the daily quality standards and expectations for company. This role would suit someone with ideally 2 years plus experience within accessories or fashion product. Hours of work are Monday – Thursday 8.45 - 5 pm and Friday – 8.45 - 4.30 pm. The Role: Work alongside the Head of Customer Service and implement the QA strategy for the business. Manage daily workflow ensuring deadlines are met and products continue to be of a high quality. Arrange and manage pre-production meetings with the Merchandisers and customers where appropriate, on all orders. Issue full product specifications, creating bother internal and customer specific workbooks for orders received and manage the approval process. Follow up on approval samples ensuring samples are checked for make and fit and submit to the customer for approval comments (usually within one full working day of receipt). Maintain effective communication with the customers’ QA team to ensure efficient delivery of approved products. Ensuring the correct QA comments are passed to the supplier/factories.
Our client, an expanding Manufacturing company, has a requirement for a motivated, proactive and hands-on Warehouse/Stores Supervisor to join their established management team on a permanent basis, who will play a vital part of the supply chain process Reporting directly to the Managing Director, key responsibilities will include managing the smooth operation of packing, palletising, coding, labelling and communicating effectively between team members/management. You will manage people, processes, procedures, productivity targets and oversee the maintenance of the warehouse & labour-management systems. You will be responsible for workplace health & safety standards along with the security of the building and stock. The successful applicant will have previous warehouse and/or stores experience together with a meticulous work ethic and dedicated approach. Honesty and integrity are paramount. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a secure company with a competitive remunerations package and ongoing training and development.
The Company: A successful clothing and footwear company are looking for a Senior Retail Merchandiser to compliment their team. The role will involve day to day stock management and order fulfilment. You will need to think logically to analyse and evaluate data to make decisions and recommendations working alongside the Merchandise Manager and Head of Retail. This is a great opportunity to join a fast growing business with excellent benefits including 30 days holiday and staff discount. The ideal candidate will have 5 years experience in a similar role. The Role: Plan stock and seasonal product ranges in line with sales targets. Create and maintain seasonal blanket orders. Coordinate seasonal trading calendar. Manage levels and distribution of stock. Forecast and monitor weekly rates of sale. Suggest profitable selling prices, set stock promotions and price reductions. Monitor margins and profitability. Plan stock in line with agreed critical path. Ensure your plans are successfully executed in store. Monitor margins and profitability of space & promotions. Assess sales performance of ranges. Handle supply/production problems as they arise. Other duties as required. Skills Required: MUST have exp
The Company: A well established Ladies Fashion supplier require an Experienced Merchandiser (High Street Fashion) to join their fast paced team. You will be working within the Ladieswear team, supporting the Senior Merchandiser and managing a key customer account. Working hours are Monday to Friday 8.30am-5pm. Ideal candidate will have 2 years experience in a similar role. The Role: Looking after a fast paced, high street, fashion account. Responsible for orders from the placement through to delivery. Communicating with suppliers in the Far East on the daily basis. Negotiating prices and orders with suppliers and agreeing delivery terms. Tracking deliveries, making sure goods arrive on time and meet quality standards. Analysing sales figures and trends. Staying aware of how competitors are performing. Identifying and sorting out production and supply problems. Maintaining the critical path. Setting up product codes, raising purchase orders, chasing and approve samples. Working closely with QC, Design, Accounts, Shipping and Sales Department. Attending meetings with high street retailers to communicate updates and possible delays. Any other duties as and when required. Skills Requ
The Company: A fantastic opportunity for a Purchasing Assistant to join a company who supply homeware and gifts to online retailers. The company are looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking and self-motivated person. You will source from the Far East and import goods into the UK using the critical path to ensure deliveries are on time. This company offers to put their employees through CIPS. Hours of work are 8:30 - 5.00 pm Monday – Friday The Role: You will report to the Purchasing Manager. Source home ware/furniture and gifts from the Far East. Import goods into the UK using the critical path to ensure deliveries are on time. Establish, maintain and develop strong supplier relationships. Negotiate cost prices and minimum order quantities. Raise purchase orders and manage the critical path. Build and develop product ranges. Undertake comparative shops and present the results back to stakeholders in the business. Analyse inspections reports ensuring mass production meets the required standard. Managing container capacity by consolidating supplier orders. Supporting the purchasing team with administrative duties. Skills Required: MUST have 2-3 years experience within a similar role. MUST have str
Would you like to work with a quality fashion business, a true leader in their field with a niche product offer and a highly professional but super friendly internal culture? We are working with this exciting purveyor of licensed fashion product and seek on their behalf an Account Manager / Sales Executive with experience of supplying blue chip fashion retailers. You will be responsible for managing existing accounts as well as developing new business and will work with your customers on their product needs in line with trend. Your role will involve;- Working with designers to work to seasonal briefs in line with forward trends Working closely with in house teams to feed the needs of your customers, both buyer and end consumer Face to face meetings with Buyers to present and develop product in line with seasonal trends, meeting their briefs Driving sales and company growth plan in order to further develop existing and new accounts Act as the figurehead of the business, ensuring optimum customer service Work with merchandisers and your supply base in order to ensure smooth production from order placement through to customer delivery Presentation, communication and good IT skills are key Proven successful track record in ladies and / or menswear and / or childrenswear B2B sales is essential
The Company: A well established supplier of men’s and ladies fashion products require a Merchandiser to join their fast paced team. They supply to Arcadia, Oasis and other large retailers. You will assist the customer service team in providing the highest level of customer service through taking care of a selection of accounts. The ideal candidate will have 2 years experience in a similar role. Hours of work are Monday Thursday 8.45 - 5 pm and Friday 8.45 - 4.30 pm The Role: Manage the process of smooth delivery of stock to the customer following every process along the way from helping with initial development, managing orders being placed through to delivery of the goods, ensuring you follow the ‘get it right first time’ principal. Maintain the critical paths (both internal and external) and help to update the Navision system at all times, ensuring the most efficient and profitable process is followed to ensure timely delivery. Develop and maintain good working relationships with customers, suppliers and colleagues in all departments. Accurately update the critical path and Navision to ensure data is available and easily accessible for business planning purposes and customer updates. Create and or maintain a customer ways of working manual – to ensure that the correct cus
A Manchester based fashion supplier is looking to recruit a Knitwear Garment Technologist Your new company One of the UK's leading fashion suppliers to well-known high-street retailers based in Manchester have an exciting job opportunity for a Knitwear Garment Technologist. This company is well located with excellent transport links. They are looking to employ a knitwear garment technologist who can work with their multiple high-street accounts with knowledge and experience of garment fitting, quality and performance. You will be working from their office in Manchester and regularly travelling across the UK to visit customers. Your new role You will be responsible for fit consistency and will prepare garments for fit sessions and regularly liaise with customer accounts and Far East suppliers. You will take responsibility for the management of the critical path from initial fit to through the sampling stages across all knitwear garments. You will work with a fit model and attend fit sessions both in their Manchester office and in-house at customer accounts as required. After fit sessions you will collate fit comments and communicate these to the Far East. You will also be responsible for the approval of lab drips, trims, wash care labels and review test reports from third party test houses. You will communicate daily with your supply base in the Far East, other departments in your company, and regularly speak with your customers - these communic
The Company: Our client is a well established company based in the Manchester area that design, manufacture and supply accessories to various high street retailers. They are currently looking to recruit a Garment Technologist to join their busy team. Working hours are Monday – Thursday 7:45 am - 16:00 pm and Friday 8:45 am – 13:10 pm The Role: Manage and monitor the technical process for all product categories for men’s, women’s and children’s accessories. Be responsible for fit consistency. Liaise on, product development; production and sourcing that are based off shore. Ensure efficiency of the sample process flow, approval of samples from a technical point of view and preparation for the collection sign-off. Provide technical direction specific to needs and cost specifications. Take outputs from the seasonal trend presentations and translate for all categories. Quality management of products and implementation of standard operating procedures AQL inspections of all overseas production. Monthly assessments of customer returns and complaints. Conducting seasonal lesson learnt reviews. Providing suppliers with day to day technical support and troubleshooting. Overseeing and approving all department test reports and wash care lab
Due on ongoing growth, Create & Develop Resourcing seek a Product Technologist on behalf of this market leader within the Accessories sector - an experienced Technologist with specialist and varied knowledge of fabric, materials and trims as well as make up for scarves, headwear and bags. As a key member of the technical team, working closely with Design and Merchandising teams, your responsibilities will include;- Testing of raw materials to ensure quality and fit for purpose Evaluation of test reports, working closely with suppliers throughout Managing test reporting via 3rd party labs Maintain product specifications, working with technical teams and offshore sources to provide accurate and detailed tech packs Carry out prototype assessments and trials Regular team presentations and meetings Experience of working within fasion accessories to implement QA strategy is essential You'll also have real passion for product and a strong desire to be the best Please contact Create & Develop with your CV to discover more about this superb opening, offering real prospects. Like us on Facebook @CADResourcing Follow us on Twitter @CADResourcing Add Us On Instagram @CreateAndDevelop We are Create & Develop Resourcing Ltd, e
Zachary Daniels are currently working with a market leading multi-national retailer who are keen to speak with experienced merchandise planning and supply chain professionals from either a fashion or general merchandise background who are keen to develop their careers abroad. The roles which will be based in Eastern Europe will be key hires for the business. The business will need individuals who can operate in a fast paced, trading environment. The individual will need be equally adapt at operating and rolling their sleeves up as they are at shaping strategy. The roles will include best practice and process implementation to coincide with the business' recent system implementation. This truly is a unique opportunity. The business prides itself on its people, a staff turnover of just 2% in head office emphasises this. The roles needed will add to the development of the current team as well as accomodate for the substantial growth. The opportunities will not be for everybody. It will be hands on, it will be hard work but the rewards will warrant the effort and you will be rewarded! This is a chance to join a real success story that will double in size again over the next 3 years. On offer will be a highly competitive package plus relocation if needed.
Graduate Merchandising Assistant- Major Multi-Channel Retailer, North West An exciting opportunity for a Graduate to work for a major Multi-Channel Retailer in the North West to come in as a Merchandising Assistant on the Clothing and Footwear team. Your new company My client is a well-established and reputable retailer in the North West who are looking for a Merchandising Assistant to join their strong team of merchandisers and drive the company through success. Situated in North West, they have many years of experience within the business and are constantly growing in the world of retail. Your new role The role will involve range planning with the buyer, following the Critical Path and maintaining stock management from supplier and throughout the stores. The company requires someone to analyse the weekly sales and stock performance on a daily basis and weekly basis, consistently managing the product flow. You will ensure any promotions and any new launches have the right allocation of stock. What you'll need to succeed The ideal candidate will have studied Buying and Merchandising or Mathematics as this role will involve developing your analytical skills. You will be an excellent relationship builder and communicator from supplier to internal staff. What you'll get in return As well as working for a succ
Graduate Merchandising Assistant- Major Multi-Channel Retailer, North West An exciting opportunity for a Graduate to work for a major Multi-Channel Retailer in the North West to come in as a Merchandising Assistant on the Clothing and Footwear team. Your new company My client is a well-established and reputable retailer in the North West who are looking for a Merchandising Assistant to join their strong team of merchandisers and drive the company through success. Situated in North West, they have many years of experience within the business and are constantly growing in the world of retail. Your new role The role will involve range planning with the buyer, following the Critical Path and maintaining stock management from supplier and throughout the stores. The company requires someone to analyse the weekly sales and stock performance on a daily basis and weekly basis, consistently managing the product flow. You will ensure any promotions and any new launches have the right allocation of stock. What you'll need to succeed The ideal candidate will have studied Buying and Merchandising or Mathematics as this role will involve developing your analytical skills. You will be an excellent relationship builder and communicator from supplier to internal staff. What you'll get in return As well as working for a succes
Denim Designer, Manchester Your new company The company is renowned for producing fashionable and trend-led designs and works closely developing market trends. You will work on both own brand product and customer contracts for some of the UK's leading high-street fashion retailers. Your new role Due to growth they are now looking to take on a talented womens denim designer. The role is an excellent opportunity for someone who comes from a supplier or retail background working with well known commercial womenswear accounts. You will be responsible for designing and developing denim garments for the seasonal range. Producing trend presentations to senior level, commercially identifying fabric/styles appropriate to the business. Furthermore you will undertake regular comparative shop reports and fashion trends. There will also be opportunities for international travel including Trade Exhibitions. What you'll need to be successful You will have a minimum of 3-5 years relevant design experience. You will have a confident can -do attitude with a good understanding of Denim and garment construction. You will also have a very commercial high-street portfolio produced on CAD (photoshop / illustrator) with supporting tech specs. You must also have strong presentation skills, and a good eye for trends. What you'll get in return The opportunity to work for a reputable and expanding company where you can take on a leading role within
A homeware company in Manchester are seeking a Lighting Designer to produce trend-led ranges of lighting Your new company A homeware company based in Manchester have an opportunity for a trend-led Decorative Lighting Designer to join their homeware design team. Your new role You will be responsible for the look and feel of this company's lighting product. You will oversee the full process form concept to final production. You will research and translate trend information effectively and present back the homeware team. You will create detailed CADs to create product briefs to send to manufacturers with the aim to develop trend led yet commercial product ranges. There is also the opportunity to travel to international trade shows, inspiration trips, and the Far East for development trips. What you'll need to succeed A Design related degree. Proven industry experience working with decorative lighting. Excellent design package ability on either Photoshop/Illustrator/AutoCAD/Solidworks or similar. Good team working skills, a self-motivated and proactive approach to work with the ability to work well within a team of Buyers, QAs, and Merchandisers. Demonstrated experience of working with Far East factories. What you'll get in return You will work in a large and welcoming office with other successful individuals. There is free on-site parking with excellent