Vacancies at OYUNA

Knitwear Product Developer

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team as Knitwear Product Developer - managing Product Development and Production. You will work directly with the brand’s founder and creative director, as well as liaise with other key departments to ensure that our knitwear comes into the business at the correct cost and quality level.

Product is at the heart of our business -the product developer plays a key part of bringing our creative visions to life.  We are looking for an experienced Knitwear Product Developer to support the design of cashmere knitted garments (80%) and some Ready-to-Wear pieces.  The Knitwear Product Developer will follow the full life cycle of a style, from initial proto yarn booking  through to the creation of bulk production bill of materials.

Key Accountabilities

Product Development

  • Sampling and fittings

  • Technical spec sheets

  • Components sourcing and ordering

  • Creation of items in our production management system  and data maintenance

  • Preparation, ordering and shipment of sample sets

  • Costing of collection and preparation of sales materials

  • Preparation of BOM for production

  • Manage fit meetings and document SMS handover, PPS and size set comments

  • Communicate detailed fit, quality and construction comments and requirements to suppliers

  • Ensure seasonal Critical Path dates are respected and flag delays

  • Costing management – ensure that final costings adhere to requirements

Production

  • Monitoring the bulk procurement of the assigned RTW and from PPS approval to warehouse delivery

  • Production specs, management of final patterns and grading

  • Where necessary, launching factory samples for size fit

  • Actioning grading of patterns and specs for production

  • Responsible for booking production capacity with manufacturers and raw material suppliers 

  • Mapping out new season production plan and delivery drops with internal teams to ensure we are delivering in line with shipping windows 

  • Bulk raw material purchasing 

  • Approving bulk fabric strike offs and fabric inspection reports  

  • Creation of items and data maintenance

  • Running BOM, negotiating prices and ordering components and items

  • Bespoke & non-seasonal orders

  • Coordinating timely shipments of components and sub materials to factories

  • Composition testing

  • Training warehouse on QC procedure

  • Resolving production issues

  • Production accounting

The Successful Candidate / About You

  • You love fashion, knitwear, cashmere and above all sustainability! 

  • You have solid experience in a similar role (5 year +) , preferably with a background in knitwear and even cashmere

  • Good command of pattern-cutting, creating technical CAD drawings, knitwear construction

  • Experience of managing multiple work-streams in an entrepreneurially-driven team

  • Ability to build solid relationships with key suppliers

  • Incredible attention to detail

  • You will be confident, proactive with the ability to hit the ground running

  • Technical or design qualification / education preferred

  • Experience working with knitwear factories in Mongolia

  • Computer literate - Google drive and excel are essential; adept at using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign; Netsuite advantageous

  • Team player who is excited about working as part of a creative team

  • A can-do attitude and a growth mindset          

Location

Vibrant Golborne Road - West London

Benefits

  • A generous wardrobe allowance so that you can enjoy our beautiful products

  • A chance to join a team that is passionate in their mission of cashmere sustainability through innovative designs, a strong voice, and connection to their customers

  • A strong company culture, with focus on teamwork and individual growth & development

  • 25 days holiday increasing to 28 days after 2 years with us

  • Hybrid working in our Golborne Road London studio and from home

Wholesale Executive 

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Wholesale Executive to join our team.  The successful applicant will support the Sales Director in wholesale and sales administration to ensure the smooth functioning of our sales efforts.

Customer service is at the heart of our business - the Wholesale Executive plays a key role in driving sales across all sales channels internationally.   

Key Accountabilities

  • Driving sales across all sales channels with existing and prospective clients
  • Manage direct sales internationally and through sales agents
  • Day to day management of sales 
  • Providing sales administration support to our B2B & Retail Sales Director and international sales agents
  • Organising and tracking sample set distribution to agents
  • Ensuring requests for information about stock and pending orders are answered in a prompt manner
  • Processing of sales orders on the CRM system (NetSuite) in a prompt and accurate manner
  • Processing stock transfers within the CRM system
  • Coordinating shipping, ensuring export shipping documentation is accurately completed
  • Booking of flights, accommodation, sales venues for prospecting trips and trade shows
  • Maintaining the customer database within the CRM system

The Successful Candidate / About You

  • You love fashion, knitwear, cashmere and above all sustainability! 
  • You have solid experience in a similar role (5 year +)
  • Excellence in sales administration and customer service
  • Solid understanding of supply chain, customs duties & taxes, shipping documentation
  • Experience working with CRM and stock management systems such as Netsuite
  • Experience handling multiple work-streams in an entrepreneurially-driven team
  • Incredible attention to detail with excellent organisational skills
  • You will be confident, proactive with the ability to hit the ground running
  • Computer literate - Google drive and excel are essential; adept at using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign; Netsuite advantageous
  • Strong and confident written and verbal communication skills - multilingual advantageous
  • Team player who is excited about working as part of a creative team
  • A can-do attitude and a growth mindset     

Location

Vibrant Golborne Road - West London

Benefits

  • A chance to join a team that is passionate in their mission of positive impact - a company that is on the B-Corp journey and with opportunities to effect lasting and disruptive change in the multi-billion pound cashmere industry via its unrivalled connection to Mongolia and its herders
  • A strong company culture with a twin focus on meaningful collaboration and teamwork and individual growth development - each team member has a dedicated growth plan that is reviewed quarterly
  • 25 days holiday increasing to 28 days after 2 years with us
  • Working in our Golborne Road London studios 
  • A generous wardrobe allowance so that you can enjoy our beautiful products

How To Apply

Email your CV and cover letter to info@oyuna.com