PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP

Christopher RÆBURN are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated student to help support our Production Department. The candidate must be a self-starter, with good administrative skills (Word and Excel) and a can-do attitude when approaching tasks. Attention to detail and the ability to prioritise tasks are essential. You will be working in a team of interns and assigned tasks, on a daily basis related to important creative projects and alongside our in-house machinist/s you will assist with the development of our in-house production. You will gain valuable experience in a real-business environment and this internship opportunity will enable you to apply your academic experience in an intellectual and challenging working environment. All applicants must still be in education and have a good technical understanding.

Please note that you need to be currently studying to be eligibe to apply for this placement.

ACTIVITIES

  • Responsible for sending out production materials to CMT factories.
  • Organization of all production trims and fabrics in the office.
  • Monitoring stock levels of all raw materials in the studio
  • Assisting in sourcing any necessary trims required for production.
  • Assisting the Product Manager and Production Assistant as required, to ensure the critical path is maintained
  • Quality Control of Production, including measuring samples and checking over general make
  • Tracking and managing the movement of all samples and shipment size sets
  • Archiving samples from previous seasons and creating packing lists/transfers
  • Cross checking invoices with packing lists and purchase orders ready for sign off
  • Keeping a log of faulty samples coming in and out of the business
  • General Admin and support to studio
  • Locally source materials and pickup/drop offs at local factories
  • Pattern cutting

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Working towards a degree or equivalent qualification with a focus on fashion and/or marketing
  • Good knowledge with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel & Word
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills with high verbal and written English language proficiency
  • Experience and knowledge of Pattern Cutting.
  • Good knowledge of garment construction.
  • Able to work to deadlines and prioritise
  • Able to think proactively and outside the box

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN / WE WILL TEACH YOU

  • A thorough understanding of the structure working process of a small premium luxury brand
  • Understanding of the production process including fittings, tech packs, construction and Quality Control
  • Be aware of the critical paths in production and product development.
  • How to professionally cut and prepare seasonal production for manufacture
  • An in-depth knowledge of fabrics
  • An understanding of our design and development process
  • How to efficiently work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.

Location:

You will be based in the company HQ; Studio 1, The Textile Building, 29a Chatham Place, Hackney, London, E9 6NY, United Kingdom

Term:

Internship vacancies at Christopher RÆBURN are only open for applicants who are available for a minimum of 3 months

Please note that this is an unpaid internship position but Christopher RÆBURN will cover up to £100 p/m travel to/from the studio.

TO APPLY

Please ensure you include your résumé, cover letter and any other additional materials to [email protected] Thank you for your interest in Christopher RÆBURN.

© Christopher RÆBURN 2017