Junior Collection Developer

Recruiter
Roland Mouret
Location
Deptford, South East London
Posted
10 Jun 2021
Closes
28 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our team as Junior Collection Developer to work across the Collection Development & Atelier team based in Deptford, London in the development of all woven & knitwear collections. You should have experience in a luxury, premium or high end high street brand with a basic knowledge of garment construction, fabric and manufacturing methods and have a logical and pro-active approach to problem solving which you will be asked to demonstrate at interview. You should also have excellent organisational skills and be proficient at intermediate level on Excel.

Salary £20,000-£25,000 per annum DOE

No agencies please.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create & Maintain seasonal fabric/colour/reference boards, ensuring all relevant teams have the information needed.
  • Arrange fabric shrink tests and additional dry clean tests along with independent testing, under the direction of the fabric manager.
  • Manage all fabric wearer trials reporting all results back to the fabric manager.
  • Quality check fabrics when they arrive for any issues.
  • Maintain all stock levels in the Atelier and RM studio (seasonal and trans seasonal fabrics, trims, fusing, paper, card, pattern/ sewing equipment), placing orders with suppliers in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for the ordering of all trans seasonal stock items.
  • Support in setting up raw materials in zedonk seasonally.
  • Responsible for the creation of sample packs for the factories; organising fabric meterage, trims, swatching spec sheets and sample orders.
  • To assist in the atelier – covering work flow whilst the teams are in fit sessions/meetings as well as setting up for fittings and meetings.
  • Maintain cleanliness and neatness in the office and atelier.
  • Send end of season stock check to the team in preparation for production handover.
  • Chase fabric/component & sms sample orders, ensuring Critical Path is met and the correct Delivery method is chosen to aid this.
  • Arrange all import and export shipments across the department.
  • Track all shipments & liaise with development & design teams on fabric/component & sample deliveries.
  • Responsible for managing budget trackers and adhering to budgets that have been set across the department.
  • Track & code all seasonal invoices & submit weekly to accounts, as well as creating end of month budget updates for the head of collection development.
  • Responsible for the management and final archiving of seasonal collections.