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Work closely with Design and Material Sourcing from Concept thru bulk for on-brand and on-trend raw materials.
Work in close partnership with Design, PD and Merchandising to ensure materials hit target price, testing responsibilities and appropriate lead-times.
Work with the Material Sourcing team through development and PO for proto and SMS.
Responsible for assisting with fabric updates and calendar deadlines during development, sampling and market.
Assist to maintain and issue all approved fabric standards.
Assist to maintain accurate status reports for all materials in development and approval stages.
Organize material binders and the material library.
Establish clear standards and costs for materials and maintain precise records.
Work with development and overseas office on counter-sourcing projects.
Work closely with the Material Sourcing team on seasonal offering needs to provide options in materials, suppliers, techniques, and costs that are on brand and meet bulk requirements.
Assist in collaborating with suppliers to review performance in regards to quality and on-time delivery; suggest areas and timing of improvements.
Review all materials with an eye for quality and performance; problem-solve quality lapses.
Ensure that all components and constructions used are compliant for performance and restricted substances prior to production.
Partner with HK Testing and Inspection team to test questionable materials and treatments in development cycle for performance stability.
Update and maintain materials in PDM.
Direct the compilation and review of all data sheets (LDS, FDS) for accuracy, quality, affordability, and compliance prior to issuance.
Maintain development tracking and adoption records.
Maintain records (swatches should be with Merch) of SMS / bulk liabilities and work closely with PD and Merchandising to find ways to liquidate.
Partner with Material Sourcing for KPIs and T2 scorecards.
Partner with Design and Material Sourcing to continue to strategically partner with core mills and to reduce the T2 base.
Participate and contribute in meetings as related to products.
Act as a resource when collaborating on materials and/or colors with other product categories.
1-3 years in textile sourcing and development.
Strong collaborative, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
Strong math and negotiation skills.
Able to work in a fluid, fast-paced, multi-channel environment.
Ability to travel as needed.
Strong and thorough communication skills.
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