Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.
This position will support the Fabric Development team in delivering the end to end fabric development process in their respective collection.
Inputting and updating PLM, ensuring accuracy is maintained throughout the collection
Working closely with the Fabric Developers to ensure a good relationship is maintained with manufacturers and suppliers and shipments are delivered on time and to budget
Prepare and update fabric pages for collection boards and fabric bibles
Enter and maintain accurate fabric information in the database and files
Maintain fabric library and provide support to the fabric development team and design team regarding fabric information
Raise POs in SAP for fabric sample lengths
Supporting the with administrative tasks as required.
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Some Fabric Development experience required
Strong attention to detail
Experience with large volumes of data entry, ensuring complete detail and accuracy even when working at speed
Commercial awareness of fabric cost and tracking against budgets
Good communication skills, able to effectively share information with the team in a clear, concise way
Knowledge and passion for fashion and textiles – ‘fashion sensibility’ – knowledge of trends, the market, the luxury consumer and peer awareness
Demonstrated ability to operate at pace with flexibility, initiative and solution orientated
Strong organisational skills
Computer skills: PLM, Excel, InDesign
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