Packaging and Compliance Coordinator

Fred Perry
London, UK
Posted 3 hours ago
Full time

Triple Wimbledon champion Fred Perry founded his brand in 1952. He was the son of a cotton spinner, who played and fought his way through, always with style – and despite the establishment. Today, Fred Perry is a global community of over 400 employees, all inspired by the Laurel Wreath and what it represents

PURPOSE:

This is a varied and exciting role working within our Brand Quality & Sustainability Function. 

This role would suit a person with extensive garment packaging experience and knowledge of the end to end product development cycle and production processes, who is passionate about Sustainability & CSR and wishes to broaden their role.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This role will focus on the development & management of branded items for the product range, with product compliance and sustainability at the core.

  • Dealing with day-to-day queries from nominated suppliers & external factories, as well as internal teams.
  • Maintaining communication with the Senior Technologist responsible for product presentation handbooks to ensure information remains accurate.
  • Liaising with design/PD on new development to ensure accurate, timely and cost effective development of new branding.
  • Managing item forecasting and delivery of the items to the required items to the correct location to facilitate bulk production.
  • Managing and delivering branding integrity and brand protection objectives within all items of labelling and packaging.
  • Managing and collating audit & certification data and collaborating on corrective action planning.
  • Ensuring timely implementation of required changes to maintain brand compliance with incoming EPR schemes across our distribution routes.
  • Thorough working knowledge of the end to end design, product development, production and retail processes and lead-times.
  • A sound working knowledge of the key routes of packaging supply, main audit bodies & sustainability tools available within our sector.
  • The ability to interpret legislative policies and propose viable solutions.
  • A proven track record in the integration of the best sustainability practices into a Brand’s sourcing and buying model.

THE PERSON:

  • A good understanding of our Brand and the brand product across all categories.
  • A sound working knowledge of the key routes of packaging supply, main audit bodies & sustainability tools available within our sector.
  • A proven track record in the integration of the best sustainability practices into a brand’s sourcing and buying model.
  • An eye for detail and a passion for accuracy.
  • Understanding of packaging and labelling lead times and challenges, seeking to continually improve the efficiency of the packaging and labelling function to support the brand.
  • A sense of ambition, passionate about sustainability, compliance and best practice.

HOURS:

We actively encourage our teams to have a good work/life balance and so we are pleased to offer flexible working shifts at Fred Perry HQ. Our core shift hours are from 10am – 4.30pm and so employees can choose to start and finish early, or start and finish late. (i.e. work 8:00am-4:30pm, or 10:00am-6:30pm etc). We also have 30-minute early finish on Fridays.

As we continue to work in a more flexible way, the Head Office acts a brand hub, where we can all connect and collaborate with one another. This role is a mix of office based (London) and remote working. We will expect the employee to come into the office regularly for face-to-face meetings and to work alongside their team on collaborative projects.

BENEFITS:

We are proud to offer a wide range of benefits to all our staff, and continue to reassess what our community needs from us to thrive. We don’t want to be a good company to work for, we want to be a great one. Here are some things we currently offer:

  • Annual performance-related bonus
  • Competitive salary, reviewed every year
  • Generous staff discount and regular sample sales
  • Generous pension scheme with 8.5% company contribution
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days holiday annually
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity packages
  • Life insurance
  • Private healthcare
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Early finish Fridays
  • Season ticket loan
  • 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Annual Birthday vouchers
  • Regular opportunities to attend gigs / events

We actively welcome applications from people of all different backgrounds. Your CV will be submitted to hiring managers with all personal details hidden to ensure anonymity

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