Costing Manager

  • Job Reference: AW4772
  • Date Posted: 29 September 2021
  • Recruiter: u&I Search Ltd.
  • Location: Midlands
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Buying, Merchandising, Operations, Production, Sales, Support
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Angela Wilkinson
  • Email:

Job Description

The Company

Our client is a leading supplier within the hosiery, underwear and loungewear markets. They are currently recruiting a Costing Manager to join their team in Nottingham working across men’s and women’s branded product for the UK High Street. 

Costing Manager  - The Role:

• Working with the Planning team & Senior Management on the Key Lines intake requirements.
• Based on planning requirements, achieve the best cost prices and lead times available.
• Present information to the MD, to do the final price negotiation with the factories. 
• Cross costing Key Lines with new and current supply base. 
• Negotiate with suppliers to achieve the best cost and supply for the business. 
• Present summary reports to Senior Management & MD. 
• Prepare costing sheets for customer meetings based on products in production / in stock.
• Present any freight rate changes in costing sheets for Senior Management on current stock / goods leaving supply base. 
• Working with the Sales Managers on any new Private label costings required across all product categories.
• Get factory prices from CADs, specific specs to present costing sheets for Sales Managers for sign off. 
• Check ex-factory dates and work with Merchandise Manager, to ensure these are achievable for customer & production. 
• Work closely with Design & Tech to understand costings against product specification.

Costing Manager - The Candidate:

• Have an excellent understanding of socks/underwear to know where cost savings can be achieved and / or product improved. 
• Strong negotiating skills
• Team player
• Able to work under pressure

Costing Manager - The Package:

- Competitive depending on experience

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