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Pattern / Swatch Assembler - Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

Full time, Permanent, Kirkby-in-Ashfield

Are you an experienced swatch and hanger maker with previous experience of working with domestic & upholstery fabrics? Are you a creative & enthusiastic individual who has a flare for producing high quality products?

We are looking for a Pattern / Swatch Assembler to join our company; to support in all aspects of the swatch and hanger making process. Family run since 1902, The Romo Group specialises in the supply of furnishing fabrics and wallcoverings to both the domestic and contract markets. For more details on the company, please visit: www.romo.com

Main responsibilities of the role include:

  • Working in collaboration with the wider SwatchCo department to prepare high quality swatches and hangers for internal and external clients
  • Laying out, cuttingand folding fabric to set guidelines using a variety of processes, tools and machines
  • Accurately applying headers and frames onto pieces of fabric using a fiblon machine
  • Finishing fabric pieces by using an industrial overlocking machine, ensuring accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ensuring a high quality finish to each swatch and hanger throughout every stage of the making process
  • Proactively cleaning work areas ensuring health & safety guidelines are adhered to at all times

To be successful in this role we are seeking candidates with proven swatch and hanger making experience, who have experience in soft in measuring, cutting and sewing upholstery fabrics, enjoy working as part of a team in a fast paced environment, and have a ‘can do’ attitude.

Candidates will also need to demonstrate good time management skills with strong attention to detail. They should be flexible with the ability to adapt to change at short notice and have a methodical approach to their work, with an innovative style to problem solving.

If you believe you have the skills and experience that match our role please submit an up to date CV and covering letter demonstrating your experience and interest in this role. Please send these to recruitment@romo.com for the attention of the Patco Manager.

Production & Costing Administrator - Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

Permanent, Full Time, Kirkby-in-Ashfield

Are you an administrator who has experience in an accounts role or similar? Do you enjoy working with numbers?

We are looking for a Production & Costing Administrator to join our thriving Patco department. Family run since 1902, The Romo Group specialises in the supply of furnishing fabrics and wallcoverings to both the domestic and contract markets. For more details on The Romo Group, please visit: www.romo.com

As Production & Costing Administrator, your role will be to develop costings for Pattern Book production. Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and maintain accurate costings for Pattern Book production, including labour and fabric costs
  • Liaising with suppliers and subcontractors for artwork and quotes for production
  • Working in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to meet set deadlines for costings, including taking responsibility for the accurate completion of Dockets, checking and ordering of supplies, frames and print
  • Supporting all Pattern Book production queries around the process and costs, including development of pattern book frames
  • Monitoring materials, labour, and other costs attributed to the Pattern Book making process, and comparing to initial budgets and estimates through regular reporting

The successful candidate will have proven administration skills with a sound working knowledge of Excel & Word. They will have experience of analysing and interpreting numbers, will enjoy working as part of a team in a fast paced environment, and have a ‘can do’ attitude.

Candidates will also need to demonstrate a flexible and methodical approach to their work, have an innovative style with problem solving and demonstrate strong organisational and communication skills.

If you believe you have the skills and experience that match our role please submit an up to date CV and covering letter demonstrating your experience and interest in this role. Please send these to recruitment@romo.com for the attention of the Patco Manager.

Cushion & Curtain Maker - Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

Full time, Permanent, Kirkby-in-Ashfield

Are you an experienced Sewing machinist with previous relevant experience of working with industrial sewing machines? Are you a creative & enthusiastic individual who has a flare for producing high quality soft furnishings?

We are looking for a Cushion & Curtain Maker to join our company; to create made to order cushions, curtains and other bespoke pieces. Family run since 1902, The Romo Group specialises in the supply of furnishing fabrics and wallcoverings to both the domestic and contract markets. For more details on the company, please visit: www.romo.com

Main responsibilities of the role include:

  • Creating high quality cushions, curtains and other bespoke pieces as required by the business
  • Working in collaboration with the design studios to create cushions and curtains
  • Working in collaboration with the creative marketing department to create soft furnishings to be used for marketing material and product launches
  • Ensuring the exceptional quality of all orders before they are despatched to customers
  • Ensuring complete orders are packaged to a high standard in the correct brand packaging
  • Working in collaboration with the packing department to ensure all customer orders are despatched

To be successful in this role we are seeking candidates with proven relevant industrial sewing machinist experience, who have extensive experience in soft furnishings and upholstery fabrics, enjoy working as part of a team in a fast paced environment, and have a ‘can do’ attitude.

Candidates will also need to demonstrate good time management skills with strong attention to detail. They should have a flexible and methodical approach to their work, with an innovative style to problem solving.

If you believe you have the skills and experience that match our role please submit an up to date CV and covering letter demonstrating your experience and interest in this role. Please send these to recruitment@romo.com for the attention of the Patco Manager.

Accounts Clerk - Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

Full time permanent, Kirkby-in-Ashfield

Are you a strong communicator who enjoys being part of a busy team? Do you enjoy using your organisation skills to deliver work to set deadlines?

An exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and highly organised individual has become available within our Accounts input/ Credit Control department at our Head Office in Kirkby-in-Ashfield.

Main responsibilities of the role will include:

  • To maintain the sales ledger daily with accurate input of data onto the main computer system.
  • To ensure smooth running of the print room and efficient distribution of documents to other departments.
  • Processing and prompt dispatch of daily export invoices weekly UK invoices and monthly statements to our customers.
  • Helping customers with account queries and processing debit/credit card payments over the telephone.
  • Working in collaboration with various departments, colleagues and managers.

To be successful in this role the Credit Control team are seeking a candidate confident using Microsoft Excel and Word, with previous experience of data entry and using numerical skills, who enjoys working in a fast paced environment to tight deadlines.

Candidates will also need to demonstrate the ability to work well as part of a team, have flexibility with their work approach and demonstrate strong organisational / multi-tasking and communication skills.

If you believe you have the relevant skills that match our role please submit an up to date CV and covering letter demonstrating your experience and interest in this role. Please send these directly to recruitment@romo.com for the attention of the Credit Control Manager.

Outside Sales Representative - Miami, FL USA

Join our dynamic team of Sales Representatives and become the face of one of the most reputable, exciting and trendy companies in luxury textile design today. You will be the driving force in developing of our sales efforts for all of Romo’s seven brands in your geographic market. Romo’s team of representatives combine their passion for sales, luxury design, and customer service to drive sales growth and market share while forging strong and meaningful relationships with the design community.

As protagonist ambassadors of the Romo brand, our Sales Representatives model the company’s values of integrity, originality and customer service, paired with a deep passion for the company’s contribution to the design profession.

If you are you looking for a successful and hip company that has the feel of a Silicon Valley start-up, with the foundation of an established 5th generation family owned business, then Romo may be your next home! We offer competitive salaries, bonus potential, and a comprehensive benefits package including 401k.

What will you do?:

  • Call on the local A&D community with the aim to grow sales and meet the agreed upon annual sales goal
  • Manage our customer base and build key relationships within the design community
  • Increase our customer base through research and observation, including the use of social media in order to create new leads and become a prime designer resource
  • Schedule regular product presentations for new collections
  • Shop designer schemes within existing product ranges
  • Manage and log your sales calls in our customer service management software
  • Generate a quarterly synopsis of your territory with updated goals accounts that require extra monitoring
  • Display integrity and a relentless commitment to providing the best possible customer service.
  • Manage customer libraries with a la carte sampling and/or other sales and marketing tools to build an optimal and easy to use product library
  • Report to the Territory Manager and higher management when required.
  • Make a conscious effort to partake in industry events
  • Manage project leads to generate resulting product orders

Requirements:

  • Bilingual – English & Spanish speaking
  • College degree and a minimum of 2 years of experience in either Design, fashion related sales, or prior industry sales experience
  • Positive, energetic, can-do attitude
  • Passionate about luxury products, interior design architecture and/or fashion
  • Strong analytical, communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent time management and follow up skills

What's in it for you?

  • A unique corporate culture with a strong focus on employee satisfaction.
  • 100% covered Medical Benefits
  • Dental. Life and disability Insurance
  • 3 weeks of Paid Vacation
  • Profit Share
  • 401K with 4% match

Qualiï¬ed candidates may send resume and cover letter to:

Frederic Henry

CEO

The ROMO Group

16722 West Park Circle Drive

Chagrin Falls, OH 44023

c. 440 463 6405

Customer Services Administrator - Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

Permanent, Full Time

Are you an experienced Customer Services Administrator looking for a new challenge? Do you enjoy problem solving using your listening and communication skills to investigate and influence a resolution?

An exciting opportunity is available for a successful administrator to join our busy customer services department. With customers at the heart of our business, your role will involve taking a hands on approach to resolving customer complaints working in collaboration with our internal quality control and warehouse departments. You will be confident and clear in both your written and verbal correspondence providing regular updates to customers on their complaint, and will have a calm and positive attitude when involved in difficult conversations. You will also provide administration support to our external sales team, managing new enquiries and orders.

To be successful in this role we are seeking experienced customer services administrators, who are confident on the telephone, and have either previously worked in a complaints role or have experience of working within a textiles business. You will be IT competent and comfortable using email, Microsoft Word, Excel and bespoke internal systems. You will have experience of working in a fast paced and pressured environment to tight deadlines, and will enjoy the challenges involved in customer complaints.

If you believe you have the relevant skills and would like to be considered for this role please submit an up to date CV and covering letter demonstrating your experience and interest in this role. Please send these directly to recruitment@romo.com for the attention of the Customer Services Manager.

Romo Textile Designer - Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

Full time, Permanent, Kirkby-in-Ashfield


Salary dependent on experience


Are you an experienced textile designer looking for a new opportunity to work in a market leading textile business?


An exciting opportunity to work for Romo, a leading textile & wallcovering brand at The Romo Group is currently open. We are looking for an experienced Textile Designer with exceptional talent and creativity to join our family run business. This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic and busy design studio working alongside a team of designers on a variety of tasks.
Family run since 1902, The Romo Group specialises in the supply of furnishing fabrics and wallcoverings to both the domestic and contract markets. Romo is the company's signature brand with a style defined by lively, contemporary prints, decorative weaves and imaginative wallcoverings. For more details on our brand please visit: www.romo.com


Main responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Actively researching into trends and colours
  • Creating original designs for a variety of applications
  • Collaborating with colleagues focusing on colouring and design development
  • Liaising with suppliers to provide feedback on trials and developments throughout the design process
  • Visiting the printers to help oversee production

To be successful in this role The Romo Group are seeking candidates who are highly creative and innovative. Candidates must be educated to a degree level in textile design. They will possess exceptional drawing and design skills with a strong knowledge and previous experience of CAD, and will have an excellent sense of colour and a good understanding of printing and weaving techniques. Proven experience in the textile industry is essential.
Candidates will also need to demonstrate the ability to work well as part of a team, have flexibility with their work approach and demonstrate strong organisational and communication skills.


If you believe you have the skills and experience that match this role please submit an up to date CV and covering letter demonstrating your experience and interest in the role. In addition, to support your application, we would also require you to submit recent examples of your work. Please send these directly to recruitment@romo.com