Raw Materials Procurement Coordinator - Trims

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
26 Apr 2023

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At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.


To effectively & efficiently coordinate the procurement of Trims & Hardware (across all product categories in Ready to Wear) achieving and exceeding financial goals & functional quality standards, through the creation and maintenance of sound supplier relationships.

Participate in the negotiation, acquisition, planning & utilisation of Textiles, Leather Trims & Hardware whilst fulfilling cost & on time delivery targets


  • Build & establish collaborative partnerships with suppliers, ensuring effective procurement and query resolution, timely 2 way communications, feedback on performance, highlighting risk/opportunity mitigation/creation - in line with company policies
  • Implement the end to end workstream activities of the supplier base (including on boarding, negotiation, matrix & risk management, capacity management, performance & exit)
  • Drive & execute the Trim & Hardware consolidation & placement across the supplier base for RTW
  • Issue suppliers with vendor allocation and priority
  • Track & monitor timely Trims & Hardware procurement deliveries in line with allocation and priority
  • Coordinate the seasonal/annual review of excess, establishing reasons & suggesting improvement areas for mitigating risk
  • Review supplier performance management feedback & suggest appropriate response mechanism & action in accordance with guidance from Senior Manager
  • Action the excess management activity (destruct, donate, sell)
  • Negotiate lead times and costs


• Experience in Textile, Leather/Natural, Synthetics and/or Metal trims
• Knowledge of luxury industry
• Excellent communication and presentation skills
• Strong soft / inter- personal skills
• Technical degree in textile, chemistry or metallurgy related studies
• Negotiation skills
• Italian or Simplified Chinese spoken fluently desirable
• Advanced level of Excel


Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || London || SC CENTRAL OPERATIONS || RAW MATERIALS MANAGEMENT -RTW || n/a ||


Founded in 1856, Burberry today remains quintessentially British, with outerwear at its core. Digital luxury positioning and intensive focus on design innovation, quality and heritage icons of the trench coat, trademark check and Prorsum knight, ensure continued brand purity and relevance globally across genders and generations.

At Burberry, every individual, every team and every function, shares an incredible passion for the brand and is guided by a ‘brand-first’ mind-set. Decisions are evaluated through the lens of the long-term health and vitality of the Burberry brand.

Burberry believes that in order to be a great brand it must also be a great company. Inspired by three Core Values - Protect, Explore, Inspire - rooted in the brand’s heritage and continually informing its guiding principles, Burberry leverages its compassionate and creative thinking culture to continually innovate and drive the brand forward.


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