Product Assistant

Organisation
Frugi
Reference
VAC-5035
Sector
Business & Management, Engineering, Manufacturing & Processing, Sales, Business Development & Purchasing
Location
Helston, Cornwall
Salary Details
circa £18,550 pa
Hours of work
Full time, Monday-Friday 9:00-5:00
Job Type
Permanent
Closing Date
30/04/2021
Frugi are looking for a Product Assistant to join our Quality team at our HQ in Helston, Cornwall

Job Description

About You

Experience in a clothing background is preferred but not essential – what is, is the enthusiasm and drive to learn. You’ll be brimming with ideas to improve processes. You’ll be computer literate, especially in Excel, and super organised with excellent time management skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.

Your Role in a Nutshell

The role will be predominantly working with the Quality and Technical teams, responsible for taking Frugi’s designs from concept to reality. You will learn about Quality Management Systems, fabrics, testing, compliance, and Quality Control with the Quality team and sample management, labelling and fit with the Technical team. This is a flexible role and there may be times you will be assisting the Production or Buying teams as the need arises.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Working with the Junior Quality Co-Ordinator and Supply base to ensure all components are approved before Production.
  • Managing and maintaining key departmental spreadsheets to track progress and ensure Production deadlines are met.
  • Working with the Quality Control team in the warehouse to ensure all Frugi product meets the expectations and standards required by Frugi and expected by our Customers.

Essential skills

  • Creative and innovative thinker and ‘out of the box’ problem solver.
  • Excellent communicator in the spoken and written word, with accuracy and great attention to detail.
  • Super organised with excellent time management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Solid IT skills, with good working knowledge of MS Office programs and the ability to learn in-house systems quickly.
  • Knowledge of fabrics, fit and construction is an advantage.
  • Further/ Higher education in Fashion or Textiles is an advantage but not essential.

What’s in it for you?

  • We’re offering a full time contract, based at our HQ in Helston, Cornwall.
  • We’ll invest in you with a competitive salary, circa £18,000, depending on your skills.
  • We’ll support your ongoing professional development with bespoke learning initiatives and training opportunities.
  • We offer fabulous career progression - as we grow, you’ll grow too!
  • If we have a good year, we’ll share our profits with the team.
  • We provide a generous holiday allowance and the option to buy or sell holiday.
  • We provide paid volunteer days, enabling you to give your time to a cause close to your heart
  • To help save for your future you can join our company pension scheme.
  • We’ll give you a whopping 60% discount across our fantastic range.
  • We’ll invite you to take part in our award-winning health & wellbeing activities.
  • We hold regular team events organised by our very own Frugi Fun Committee.
  • We offer a dynamic, innovative and exciting environment to work in.

 

Company Description

About Frugi

Frugi is the UK’s bestselling organic childrenswear brand, proving that ethical and organic clothing can be bright, beautiful and successful! The company was born in 2004 and continues to grow at 25% every year, selling through a rapidly expanding network of over 500 stockists in more than 25 countries worldwide.

We strive to be ethical in everything we do, each year donating 1% of our turnover to our Little Clothes BIG Change charity project which includes a children’s charity, the Cornwall Wildlife Trust and an orphanage in India.

In 2019 we partnered with TotsBots with whom we share the same values and principles around ethics and sustainability. Through this partnership we are able to bring the Frugi, TotsBots and Bloom & Nora brands together, expanding our product offering and our team.

We have been awarded 3 Queens Awards, been earmarked by both the Best Companies 'Ones to Watch' list and The Sunday Times Fast Track 'Ones to Watch' list, received GOLD in the Healthy Workplace Awards for 3 consecutive years, expanded to more than 100 permanent team members with even more joining us for our busy seasons, accelerated our turnover year after year, donated over £720k to charity, and eaten a lot of pasties (and cake!).

We strive to be the most fun, desirable and trusted clothing brand on the planet, but this is only the start of it…

Other Application Details

To make an application, please click Register and Apply or Log in and Apply and submit your CV and a covering letter stating why you are exactly the right person to join our team

Your covering letter is the perfect opportunity to showcase your personality and understanding of all things Frugi – so go for it!!

Closing date: 30th April 2021. We’ll be interviewing as we go along, so the role may close earlier than advertised. The early bird catches the worm!

Important: All applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK at the time of submitting your application; unfortunately, Frugi are not licensed to sponsor overseas workers.

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