Vacancy Sample Coordinator Amsterdam

Saskia Stuve
Do you like to be in contact with different stakeholders? Do you have a positive attitude, will go the extra mile and see challenges as opportunities? This might be the job for you!

About the job

For one of our clients, an international fashion & lifestyle brand, we are looking for a Sample Coordinator with excellent communication skills and capable to work on very tight deadlines. This position will start as a temporary position with the intention to become permanent after 3-6 months should it all work out from both sides.

As Sample Coordinator you report directly to the Manager Merchandise Operations and you are responsible for complete sample setup and maintenance of all relevant data. You need to be on top of changes and capable to deal with ad hoc situations. You will be working closely with the Merchandise team, Development team, Warehouse, Buying offices and direct vendors.

Responsibilities are:

  • Ensure accurate set up of master files and systems with the use of SAP & PLM;
  • Build and maintain strong relations with stakeholders by continuous training and information updates;
  • Place orders in alignment with pre-determined allocation in collaboration with external partners;
  • Daily reporting on sample status, encountered issues and performance of all key participants;
  • Follow up on ad hoc changes and additions;
  • Ensure on time delivery vendors and sample shipments to showrooms;
  • Finalization of sample process by creation, maintaining and approving sample invoices.

Requirements are:

  • Graduated at HBO level or equivalent (or higher);
  • Min. 2 years of relevant working experience in a fast moving environment;
  • Fluency in English, written and spoken;
  • Intermediate level of Excel. Knowledge of SAP & PLM a big plus
  • Analytical and result oriented mind-set;
  • High level of accuracy and problem-solving skills;
  • Passion for process improvement and driving change;
  • Accountable and independent working attitude;
  • Supportive, ambitious and hands-on mentality;
  • Structured and pro-active working approach;
  • Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines.

About the company

The European headoffice of this international fashion & lifestyle brand is based in Amsterdam. The company's style is classic American with a twist. Dynamic, international, and open-minded describes the company's culture at best.

Contact us

Please note that we agreed with our clients to only introduce them to candidates who already live in or near Amsterdam. Although we understand that you are willing to relocate or commute, we have agreed with our clients not to accept this as an adequate option.

Are you interested in the position and do you have the required skills and experience. Please send us your CV with a short letter of motivation. You will receive an answer from us within 5 working days. For more information please check our website or call us at 020-5738383. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

About this vacancy:

Hours per week: 40
Salary: €2500,- to €2700,- gross excl. 8% holiday allowance
Education level: HBO
Type of contract: Permanent, Temporary3 months, than possibly direct contract
City: Amsterdam
Job number: 18098