Searching for new talent

15 Mar 2021

Araminta Campbell is looking for a talented part-time procurement manager to run all outsourced orders for the business and help continue pushing the business forward.

Looking for an enthusiastic team player to join their small, tight-knit team, the successful applicant will be able to work collaboratively in a creative environment, sharing and developing ideas in a team setting to provide the best outcome for customers and the business.

This is an exciting opening within a luxury textile brand synonymous with quality and timeless design.

The Role

Reporting directly to Araminta, the team now needs to add an enthusiast who will;

  • Liaise with mills and suppliers for all production orders across own brand and client orders.
  • Producing Loom Cards for designs for mills using CAD software.
  • Liaising with clients for production & delivery timeframes.
  • Work with Commercial Director for an outline of production costs for quotations to clients.
  • Cost management and meeting delivery expectations.
  • Use Zedonk as the production management system.
  • Manage stock and raw materials management for Custom & Minta Offerings.
  • Work with design, marketing & commercial team on upcoming projects.
  • Manage logistics for the company and for client orders.
  • Support with customer private shopping experiences.
  • Flexibility in working hours to ensure all aspects of the role are met.
  • Identify and research new products and suppliers to meet the company’s goals.

Requirements

  • Direct experience in working with weaving mills and an excellent understanding of weaving and broader textile production.
  • Experience in ordering at each stage of production including from raw material fleece to woven products.
  • Understanding Loom Cards and translation into a design
  • Experience in building pricing and costing structures to build efficiencies.
  • High level of customer service experience
  • Quality control
  • Knowledge of Zedonk would be beneficial, although not essential

You should be able to demonstrate experience of working in a small team and the ability to adapt and work with current systems while always looking for ways to make efficiencies. You will have proved yourself a trustworthy team member through confidentiality when dealing with both sensitive personal and commercial information.

You will be able to work collaboratively in a creative environment, sharing and developing ideas in a team setting to provide the best outcome for customers and the business.

For an initial 6-month period, the role will see the successful candidate working the equivalent of two days a week with a Salary dependant on experience.

Application

The closing date for applications is 21st March 2021, 12 noon.

Please submit a CV and cover letter to contact@aramintacampbell.co.uk. All applications must be submitted by 12 noon on the closing date. State A) your availability and B) relevant information on your skills/experience pertaining to the job specifications.

Successful candidates must, by the start of the employment, have permission to work in the UK.