Product Development Accessories - Work placement Intern

Recruiter
JW Anderson
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Posted
09 Sep 2021
Closes
09 Oct 2021
Level
Intern
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Reports to: Accessories Product Development Manager   

The student will gain experience in: 

  • Assisting the Accessories Product Developers on the day-to-day running of the PD Department by: 
  • Keeping up to date stock take files for all raw materials 
  • Keeping updated the WIP report 
  • Inputting all Invoices on the Budget Tracker file 
  • Support on entering raw materials information in RML system, following the Calendar deadlines 
  • Research of new materials and techniques. 
  • Help ensuring all samples are received on time and preparing deliveries to factories and suppliers (track all packages sent & to be received) 
  • Assist on comments on prototypes, SMS, pre-production- and production samples when needed 
  • Quality control checks and Pre-show samples errands 
  • Archiving / boxing and recording samples 
  • Possible travel for the Company fashion show 
  • Responsible for getting all the raw material information (cost, composition, etc) from our vendors 
  • To have the opportunity to join PD team working closer to other departments: Production, Design, Finance… and get a better understanding about the Fashion Industry chain and decisions making process.  

Skills and Experience needed: 

  • The work experience placement is only available to students in tertiary education. There will be no payment for this work experience placement but travel expenses will be covered (up to £10 per day).   
  • The length of placement is up to 6 months, accredited by the student's school/university.
  • Currently in tertiary education with ideally accessories related studies like Handbags, Footwear or Jewellery products.  
  • IT skills including Office (Excel mainly), Illustrator and Photoshop and knowledge of RLM system would be a plus.  
  • Fluent in Spanish and/or Italian would be a plus  
  • Suitable department to share your Ideas and be involved in all the whole new collection process.