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Production Raw Materials Executive - must speak Spanish

W6 7AF, London (Greater)
Competitive salary and benefits package
Closing date
9 Aug 2023

Job Details

In this role as a Production Raw Materials Executive, you will have the main responsibility of buying production raw materials within the timings established, maintaining DeMellier’s quality standards.

Main Responsibilities

Raw Materials

•  Responsible for ordering all production raw materials (4 Collections per year + Capsule Collections), ensuring they are delivered to targeted deadlines, and following DeMellier’s quality standards.

• Accountable for cross checking there is enough raw material to meet production demand.

• Responsible for requesting and managing all production lab dip swatches, and archiving of raw material production masters.

• Accountable for checking the compliance between production batches and article master for colour, technical and aesthetic specifications.

• Work following the Production Critical Path and communicate timeline conflicts, quality risks, changes to the Production team, and action items daily. Problem anticipation.

• Day-to-day monitoring of the raw material production progress with the tanneries and hardware suppliers and resolving any issues.

• Day-to-day monitoring of the production raw material deliveries to the factory. Communicating the ETAs to the factory.

• Responsible for coordinating all raw materials shipments to the factories, ensuring all documentation is correct for shipment.

• Accountable for requesting and managing all raw materials inspections.

•  Work closely with the Product Development team to ensure all materials are approved for production prior to Production Handover meeting.

• Review with the factory all new materials / techniques to ensure there is not issue with mass production of those materials.

•  Participate in the Production Handover meeting.

•  Further develop clear DeMellier raw materials quality standards and analyse and verify Leather Raw Material in compliance with DeMellier Quality Standards.

• Travelling to suppliers, factories and fairs when needed.

Costing, systems & tools

• Accountable for creating, managing and updating accurately the POs in Zedonk with all deliveries made. Ensure all raw materials all correctly created in the system before placing the POs.

• Responsible for negotiating raw material cost  and deliveries for bulk orders.

• Accountable for providing clarity on raw materials PO status, stock count, shipment status and budget status:

        - Keep updated the Raw Materials file (POs, stock count & shipments)

        - Input all production raw material Invoices on the Budget Tracker file

• Accountable for all the information entered in Zedonk.


• Develop effective working relationships with suppliers and effectively communicate with cross-functional teams, ensuring information flows between all actors of the process.

• Work closely with the Production team to ensure all the deadlines in the Critical Path are met.

• Manage all day-to-day communication with factories and suppliers.

• Do performance reviews, and recommendations on improvements on suppliers/factories in regards to raw materials.

The Ideal Candidate

•  A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role.

• Fluent in Spanish is a must. Italian would be a plus and highly appreciated.

• Excellent organizational planning skills. Highly organised. Independent and structured way of working.

• Analytical. Solution orientated – problem solver, flexible, adaptable & resilient.

• Ability to work well under pressure, and meet critical deadlines.

• Understanding and alignment with the DeMellier aesthetic.

• Strong experience with raw materials (leathers, fabrics & hardware) techniques and production processes, international factories and raw material management, bulk manufacturing, cost drivers & lead times.

• The ability to take initiative and to prioritize work tasks.

• Strong negotiation, people skills and tact. Positive attitude & team player.

• Strong IT skills. Knowledge of Zedonk would be a plus.



DeMellier is a fast-growing award-winning designer fashion brand based in London. DeMellier has been awarded twice by the British Luxury Association WALPOLE, recognizing its commitment to innovation, craftsmanship and the highest standards of quality. Its handbags have become a favourite among women all over the world, including celebrities such as Beyonce, Irina Shayk, Emily Blunt, and January Jones among others.

In addition to its direct-to-consumer business, DeMellier is stocked in leading department stores such as Le Bon Marche, Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus and Lane Crawford among others. Beyond creating beautiful products, our mission is to be a force of positive influence in the fashion industry. Creating products by women for women, made with integrity while giving back to those less fortunate. For every item sold DeMellier funds vaccines and medical treatments aimed to save the life of a child in need.

Find Us
0207 730 9411
20 Hammersmith Broadway
studio 2.03
W6 7AF
United Kingdom

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