Full Time
Coventry
Posted 1 month ago

Who are Murray Uniforms?

 

From starting out in a textiles factory in Northampton in 1918 to our existing operations in Coventry today, our knowledge and skills have grown alongside our business.  Most importantly, we have learned that what you wear matters. Through our fully managed service, we provide uniforms that enhance productivity, performance and brand image. Put simply, we help people look smarter, feel smarter and work smarter.

We provide a legendary customer experience by building and maintaining strong and professional customer relationships. This assists our company to grow by delighting and satisfying those amazing people who make your position possible – our loyal customers.

 

What’s the role?

 

This is an ideal Graduate / Entry Level role for someone with a strong, demonstrable interest in the garment industry. As our Garment Technologist you’ll have a varied and impactful role, working closely with domestic and international suppliers, managing stock and suppliers, tests, approvals, samples and many other things.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

Stakeholder communication

  • Working closely with UK and overseas suppliers. Communicating via email, phone and on occasion face to face.
  • Developing relationships and capabilities of suppliers to meet Murray Uniforms business needs.
  • Working with clients to understand their requirements. On occasion communicating directly.

Quality Control

  • Ongoing management of supplier workbooks.
  • Maintain technical flats, embroidery run sheet numbers, logo images, and with guidance add target measurements, care label instructions, BOM information.
  • Checking of stock against an agreed gold seal standard or specification.
  • Raise queries and agree corrective actions with supplier.

 

Approvals

  • Maintenance of the client approval folders for fabric, colour and embroidery per style.
  • Manage and co-ordinate base and bulk test reports.
  • Management of a central log for Fabric testing and admin to chase the results in in line with critical path.
  • Manage and check lab dips and approval folders
  • Manage bulk fabric hangers and approval folders
  • Manage sample due dates, collect samples, book them into project plans, chase updated workbooks from suppliers, check measurements, log and communicate any queries.

 

Your Background and Experience

 

  • Relevant Degree or equivalent, or relevant experience
  • Strong technical knowledge and understanding of garment industry
  • Commercially Aware – Leverage opportunities to improve profitability through planning and pricing.
  • Accurate – The ERP is used by all the business who rely on accurate and current data.
  • A Good Communicator – able to communicate effectively by phone and email to internal colleagues, external customers and international suppliers.
  • Self-sufficient – Decisions will need to be made confidently, correctly and at times independently.
  • Continuous Improvement– Assessing current flows and constantly looking for ways to improve and evolve the business.
  • Prioritisation – The ability to manage a high workload and prioritise tasks to meet deadlines by assessing urgency vs. importance on a daily basis.
  • Be a Team Player – This role will involve interaction with internal and external stakeholders. Communication has to be considerate, professional and effective at all times.
  • Values Driven – Total commitment to Company Values at all times, every day.
  • Clear Reporting– Consistent and on time reports on key agreed KPI’s.

 

What’s in it for you?

 

When you join Murray you’ll be joining an organisation that lives and thrives by its values, and will give you every opportunity to be the best you can be. You’ll be surrounded by like-minded people who are all passionate, supportive and dedicated to their craft.

We look forward to your application!

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