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howies are hiring

  • Posted by ruben
  • 28 July 2011

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UPDATE:
Thanks for your interest but applications are now closed. We'll be in touch with everyone who's applied shortly

We're a small company with big plans.

Right now we're working to launch an exciting new ecommerce website
this Autumn and starting to roll out the brand to Europe and beyond.

This pivotal point in our growth is a great time to join us.

There's a lot to do, and to help us grow, we're looking for a
couple of believers to join the tiny hard working team in full time roles at
howies HQ here in Cardigan Bay, West Wales.

We need more shoulders for the work to fall on.


Role: Inventory Accountant

We're looking for a full time inventory accountant to join the team at howies HQ in Cardigan, West Wales.

We pay great care and attention to the product we make, and you will to take responsibility for the administration of all our products and other inventory items through their life-cycles from supplier dispatch right through to sale.

You will be responsible for ensuring that inventory is correctly and accurately administered, accounted for and reported on.

You will work within our finance department reporting to our Finance Analyst, Nathan.

To be considered for the role, you will need to have strong core accounting skills, and an intermediate/advanced knowledge of Excel. You'll also need experience of working with computerised financial and inventory systems.

You'll need to be a methodical, analytical thinking type of person with good attention to detail and strong communication skills.

Previous experience within a similar role and an accounting qualification would be beneficial.

You can find more detail on duties and responsibilities for this role here.

APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED

Salary commensurate with experience. Other details will be provided upon request.




Role: Assistant Garment Coordinator

We're looking for a full time Assistant Garment Coordinator to join the team at howies HQ in Cardigan, West Wales.

We take great care and attention making our products so you will need an eagle eye and elves fingers.

Your role will be to support Louise, our Garment Technician, and the design team in the development of howies product ranges.

You will assist in the fitting and checking of samples and seals at all stages of development for wovens and knits.

You will also work to assist the design team in the creation of accurate and detailed 1st prototype specs and to update style files detailing all trims fabrications and measurements.

You will work to deliver the style files to suppliers in written and visual format, and to manage the critical paths to ensure all samples run to deadlines.

Other areas of responsibility will include organising samples for photoshoots, keeping all fabric information updated and filed in our production library.

To be considered for the role, you will need to be good at working with Excel, Word and Adobe Photoshop / Illustrator.  You will also need to have impeccable attention to detail, be good at communicating with others in person and in writing and have strong problem solving skills.

You will need to be well organised and comfortable managing workloads and meeting deadlines.

Previous hands on experience working in garment fit and production is strongly preferred, as is a good understanding of garment construction.

You can find more detail on duties and responsibilities for this role here.

APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED

Salary commensurate with experience. Other details will be provided upon request.