Trims Buyer - Mandarin Speaking

£20000 - £25000 per annum
25 Aug 2017
22 Sep 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Contract Type
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