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Fabric Assistant

Department:  PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
City:  London
Location:  GB

INTRODUCTION

Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.

JOB PURPOSE

This position will  support the Fabric Development team in delivering the end to end fabric development process in their respective collection.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Inputting and updating PLM, ensuring accuracy is maintained throughout the collection
  • Working closely with the Fabric Developers to ensure a good relationship is maintained with manufacturers and suppliers and shipments are delivered on time and to budget
  • Prepare and update fabric pages for collection boards and fabric bibles
  • Enter and maintain accurate fabric information in the database and files
  • Maintain fabric library and provide support to the fabric development team and design team regarding fabric information
  • Raise POs in SAP for fabric sample lengths
  • Supporting the with administrative tasks as required.

PERSONAL PROFILE

  • Some Fabric Development experience required
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience with large volumes of data entry, ensuring complete detail and accuracy even when working at speed
  • Commercial awareness of fabric cost and tracking against budgets
  • Good communication skills, able to effectively share information with the team in a clear, concise way
  • Knowledge and passion for fashion and textiles – ‘fashion sensibility’ - knowledge of trends, the market, the luxury consumer and peer awareness
  • Demonstrated ability to operate at pace with flexibility, initiative and solution orientated
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Computer skills: PLM, excel, InDesign


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