Trims Buyer - Mandarin Speaking

Location
London
Salary
£20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
25 Aug 2017
Closes
22 Sep 2017
Ref
00072753
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Purchasing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an excellent opportunity for a Mandarin Speaking Fashion Trimming Buyer with a good knowledge of product, some experience in sourcing would be an advantage and must have passion in the fashion industry to join a thriving trimming supplier in an exciting and challenging role!

Responsibilities include:

- Sourcing trims from Far East and arrange the sample accordingly from the factories
- Building up your product range and managing the sample library
- Maintain relationships with existing suppliers and sourcing new suppliers
- Negotiate price, delivery and terms
- Placing the orders overseas and making sure deliveries are met in a timely fashion
- Maintaining records regularly and updating the database to ensure all quotes, artwork and actions are recorded
- Highly organised with the ability to plan ahead as well as have a flexible approach and be able to be reactive
- Managing samples to ensure correct labelling and easy accessibility to other members of staff for reference
- Keep records of the accurate product certificates, in accordance with the Quality Process guidelines,
- Contacting suppliers to obtain certificates and arranging tests where applicable

The Candidate:

- It is essential that you are in the young fashion environment and have experience of sourcing trimmings from the Far East and have a real passion for the fashion industry.
- Chinese or Mandarin speaking is essential.
- You must be well organised and have the ability to work well within a team.
- The ability to work to strict deadlines under pressure
- Immediate start will be preferred.

Workplace pension
Monday - Friday

Due to high response, only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview