Raw Materials Consultant
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Raw Materials Consultant
Ref No.: 17-04157
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 12/11/2017 to 06/10/2019
Title: Raw Materials Assistant
Location: New York, NY
Job #: 17-04157


Job Description:
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Liaise with global fabric suppliers; vendors & Regional partners to obtain details for fabric compositions/ prices/lead times.
  • Liaise with global vendors to drive Development Garment Testing and garment risk assessment. This includes requesting the testing, tracking, and failure management.
  • -Own Care and Content for specific categories, which includes Standardized care by category and fiber content.
  • Liaise frequently with regional partners & mills to ensure the development of the fabrics are robust in terms of aesthetic; quality; price & production viability.
  • Provides technical support to design, pre-production, production, and technical design team of product viability
  • Identify possible production issues and provide recommendations to ensure execution of aesthetics and quality standards.
  • Work with regional teams to understand fabric testing procedures & results, thus ensuring fabrics meet required standards working with partners & suppliers to reach a resolution where deliverables could be at risk.
  • Own all QA app for trims and some of the main RM (fabric, lace)
  • Maintains reference books and tracking charts to capture all details including development through bulk approval status.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A minimum of 1-2 years relevant experience, preferred within Intimate Apparel
  • Degree in textiles
  • Understanding the principle of compatibility between stretch materials and trims in product.
  • Good understanding of the principals of quality assurance fabric, lace and trims.
  • Ability to prioritize issues and multi-task
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure in a demanding fast paced environment.
  • Ability to build strong relations with suppliers and colleagues at all levels, with an open & willing attitude