Job Title: Associate Fabric Manager
Duration: 6 Months (W2 Possible Conversion)
Location: New York, NY
Communicate fabric needs across the brand for leveraging opportunities; insure that fabrics are within the V/G/B/B pricing architecture.
Identify fabrics that need to be cost engineered and communicate with the Mill management team Demonstrate a sound understanding of design, merchandising, and product development priorities.
Support fabric process discipline throughout product-to-market calendar to ensure alignment at each key milestone from Mill Week to Fabric Alignment and Sampling.
Support the utilization of brand fabric liabilities to Design and Merchandising seasonally.
Track all components of the fabric and wash resource library to support seasonal inspiration as well as archive Brand platformed fabrics.
Track Fabric development KPIs and brand discipline on number of seasonal developments.
Support fabric pricing guidelines for line plan.
Assist in fabric testing to ensure qualities are within our protocols
Fabric maintenance in PLM system
Detail-oriented, strong Follow up skills, communication, understanding of woven fabrications/weaves, and organizational skills
Excel, Word, PLM
2-3 years experience