Menswear Developer/Buyer

Recruiter
Hunter Selection Ltd
Location
Brecon
Salary
22000.0000
Posted
13 Apr 2017
Closes
13 May 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Menswear Developer/Buyer
Brecon
8913
£negotiable depending on experience
Our client, a Fast Track 50 list company who imports and markets a wide range products through its own channels but also well known stores and websites is looking to strengthen their Menswear team with the recruitment of a Product Developer/Buyer .
Duties
*Support the Buying Manager with the co-ordination and development of product tech packs using Adobe Suite and Kaledo and taking accountability to ensure these packs are delivered complete and on time to minimise sampling lead times.
*Providing support to the Buying Manager on all admin functions.
*Generate specifications and bookings for the AQL platform
*Communicating with suppliers daily to confirm details of garments production, critical path and AQL
*Providing detailed feedback to suppliers on fabric, label and garment sizing specifications.
*Responsible for the seasonal buy identifying and managing your own portfolio of products and suppliers.
*Actively participate in coordinating and presenting the range for sign off and effectively manage elements of the buying cycle, ensuring timely completion of relevant approvals and processes.
*Interpretation of marketing data to assist in range planning.
*Developing strong relationships with, and understanding of, external roles such as marketing, quality control and accounts as well as networking across the wider company structure.
*Technically audit bulk products making sure stock presented complies with a commercial approval suitable to company standards.

The Candidate

*Previous experience in a buying / marketing environment is essential.
*Experience in designing garment specifications.
*Relevant experience with a major retailer.
*Experience of cost price negotiations and global sourcing.
*Experience of Kaledo Style, Adobe Suite or similar design systems
*Microsoft Office skills.
*Critical Path management.
*Highly organised and self-motivated, accustomed to leading by example and taking initiative.
*Knowledge of fabrics.
*Experience of interpreting fits into size chart amendments.
*Strong numeracy skills are essential to cost garments, produce PO's and check L/C''s

Suitable candidates should apply immediately by sending your CV directly to Lisa Thomas at
We regret that this client is not prepared to sponsor work permit or work permit transfer applications. Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.
Hunter Selection is an employment consultancy and currently has permanent vacancies for professionals throughout the South West of England and South Wales. If you are looking for work in this area we may be able to assist you. Contact us directly on and discuss your requirements with one of our dedicated consultants.