Sample Co-ordinator

Full Time: 37.5 hours per week

Based at: Preston

Salary: Dependent on experience

Job Title:  Sample Co-Ordinator

Responsible to: Commercial Manager

 

Main Purpose of Post:

To support the Design team with the management of all samples arriving into the business, this includes liaising with both internal and external suppliers and customer.  Ensure the critical path deadlines are met and any issues communicated in a timely manner to the team.

 

Main Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities

Sample Management

Sample Log Maintenance

Supplier Costing

Supplier Communication & Relationships

Customer Samples

Market Knowledge & Commercial Insight

Skills & Knowledge Required

  1. Graduate educated (or equivalent)
  2. Keen to take ownership and develop the role
  3. Excellent organisation skills are essential
  4. Ability to multi task in a fast paced environment
  5. Manage a varied workload with multiple priorities
  6. Great time management and prioritization skills
  7. Great communicator both written and verbal
  8. IT literate with good skills on Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  9. Commercially minded with an interest in Fashion and Interior Textiles
  10. Ability to use your own initiative
  11. UK drivers license/own car

Ability to speak Chinese (Mandarin) – this is not essential but highly advantageous

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