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Associate Fabric R&D

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Associate Fabric R&D

Start Date:  ASAP

Contract Length:  4 Months (through Dec. 22)

Location:  New York, NY

 

** A Fortune 500 Fashion Company is looking for an Associate Fabric R&D for a 4 month contract assignment in New York **

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in researching fabric trends by attending mill fabric appointments and fabric shows with manager
  • Assist in creating fabric boards that represent seasonal fabric trends
  • Work with design, production and GIS mill management offices to develop qualities that are cost appropriate for the season and fit the brands aesthetic
  • Support manager in following up with design, production, mills and overseas offices on any fabric related issues
  • Support product integrity by facilitating the testing of all fabrics prior to bulk order and reviewing test failures with manager
  • Assist in entering and maintaining fabric information in PLM and fabric reference books
  • Build an archive of continuity fabrics that have been approved and used in previous seasons to recommend to design
  • Manage receipt of new fabrics and file accordingly
  • Maintain a library of fabrics that are representative of raw materials that could be used in bulk production that are brand appropriate
  • Ability to assist in multiple divisions
  • Monitor calendar to ensure on time deliverables

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Fashion or textiles
  • 2 – 4 years of experience in Fabric
  • Software skills: PLM, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills written and verbally

 

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