Assistant Manager of Fabric

New York, NY
Job Terms:
posted by:
Meghan Bennett

Job Description:

Assistant Manager of Fabric

Start Date:  ASAP

Contract Length:  4 Months

Location:  New York, NY



**A Fortune 500 Fashion Retailer is looking for an Assistant Manager of Fabric **



  • Operates as a contributor to liaison between Design and Fabric Engineering teams to assist fabric development, innovation, costing and positioning
  • Influences cross-functional team to drive adherence to platform fabric strategies
  • Establishes and maintains critical partnerships with peers in Design, Merchandising, Product Development, Mill Managements, Fabric Engineering and Category Sourcing
  • PLM material management across the brand; insure that fabrics are entered correctly and fabric details correlate to original adopted quality
  • 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 platformed fabrics
  • Track Fabric development KPIs and brand discipline on number of seasonal developments
  • Support fabric pricing guidelines for line plan



  • PLM experience
  • Fabric Expertise – experience with denim fabric and garment construction and manufacturing/sourcing processes
  • Problem Solver – experience using analytical approach to solve problems
  • Detail oriented
  • Demonstrated curiosity, motivated to learn new skills and knowledge