Production, Technical & Wholesale

Fabric Manager

Freedom Recruit
City of London, London

One of the fashion industry's most established ladieswear suppliers is looking for a Fabric Manager to come on board and join their team. This is a great opportunity to work within a friendly team that works with an array of exciting fashion high street retailers and utilise your technical skills and knowledge of working with fabric critical paths.

The Role:

  • Management of initial sampling and base fabric approvals
  • Identifying Mills and agents and liaising with them to ensure the fabric is correct for the end use
  • Risk assess all orders when confirmed to ensure any issues are pre-empted in the early stages to avoid delay
  • Management of test results, working closely with the customers on any issues or problems ensuring they are solved quickly and efficiently
  • Work through bulk fabric batch approvals, including testing and QC are all in line with customer specifications prior to fabric shipments
  • Critical path management - negotiating with mills for prices and lead times, also taking control of raising fabric orders with the mills through to bulk delivery and approval

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience of working across a variety of fabric bases and fabric testing
  • Able to provide strong technical knowledge on fabric suitability and fabric manufacturing
  • Ability to communicate well and negotiate with mills and factories
  • Methodical and meticulous in your approach to your work
  • Computer literate

What you will get in return:

  • Salary of up to £28k dependent on experience
  • The opportunity to work for a credible, well-established supplier to the high street
  • Easily accessible London offices


Isabel Harris

If this Fabric Manager role interests you, please click the ‘Apply’ button and submit your cv with your portfolio and quote reference IHDM26112019_1574794093.