Marmot
Date Posted: 9/19/2016

Marmot Raw Materials Specialist - Sportswear

  • Company: Marmot
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location: Rohnert Park, CA (Sonoma / Petaluma / Santa Rosa Area)
  • Required Exp: 3 year(s)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Jarden Technical Apparel (JTA), a division of Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL), is a globally-recognized designer, developer, marketer and retailer of high-performance technical apparel and equipment with a portfolio of brands that includes Marmot®, ExOfficio® and Zoot®.

Our core values of People Product Planet represent our commitment to innovation, quality, authenticity, continuous improvement, community and sustainability. We offer a competitive total compensation, health and wellness package and a down-to-earth, collaborative and engaging work environment.

Embark on your next adventure at Jarden Technical Apparel!

Responsibilities:

The Raw Materials Specialist, Sportswear provides technical fabric assistance to Category Merchandise Manager(s) through the coordination of research and development projects for all seasonal fabrics. The position assists in setting specification and qualifying fabrics to execute the appropriate design interpretation, as well as, the technical performance characteristics to meet end use requirements. The incumbent populates the fabric library with specific fabrics while supporting ongoing seasonal development of fabrics as required.

- Meet regularly with the Category Merchandise Manager(s) to stay current on most recent fabric developments and sourcing directions.
- Attend fabric hand-off meetings to review fabric selection and developments per season.
- Create and maintain fabric profiles/item codes following fabric hand-off meetings.
- Attend key merchandising and design milestone meetings to advise on the development of desired fabric finishes and hand standards.
- Attend key meetings/fabric fairs/expos to identify potential fabric for new seasons, as requested by design. Assist in creating seasonal fabric trend presentations to share with design.
- Provide support to the Category Merchandise Manager with all fabric research and development for ongoing season. Coordinate development of new fabric finish effects with vendors and the overseas fabric team. Coordinate directly with the overseas fabric team and/or vendors to research fabrics.
- Request color standard needed. Initiate color standard distribution to domestic and Asian mills, and other areas when needed. Draft and maintain seasonal mill card/item code fabric development books with current developments and lab dip approvals.
- Assist the fabric team with tracking all incoming submits of fabric trials.
- Inform Design on any salesman sample fabric discrepancies.
- Assist the Category Merchandise Manager with all stages of fabric development when there is a deadline. Evaluate completed sample fabrics for weight, construction and finish, when requested.
- Maintain fabric libraries.
- Strive to meet development calendar schedules.

Job Requirements

- 2-5 years of relevant work experience in the fabric production industry
- Knowledge of manufacturing process, fabrics, mechanical and chemical treatment
- Must have excellent color sense
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; intermediate Microsoft Excel skills required
- Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator
- Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing and write routine reports
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction, and procedure manuals
- Effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, coworkers and vendors
- Ability to calculate dimensions, proportions and percentages

Other Information:

Please note, all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment consumer/investigative report and a pre-employment drug screen.

When applying to this position, please be sure to use one of the following browsers: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Firefox.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

To apply, please click on the "External Application" link, and be sure to let us know you found this job on Malakye!

Perks

Casual work environment, outings, discounts, paid time off, as well as health & wellness benefits and 401k

Date Posted: 9/19/2016

Marmot Raw Materials Specialist - Sportswear

  • Company: Marmot
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Rohnert Park, CA (Sonoma / Petaluma / Santa Rosa Area)
  • Required Exp:3 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Jarden Technical Apparel (JTA), a division of Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL), is a globally-recognized designer, developer, marketer and retailer of high-performance technical apparel and equipment with a portfolio of brands that includes Marmot®, ExOfficio® and Zoot®.

Our core values of People Product Planet represent our commitment to innovation, quality, authenticity, continuous improvement, community and sustainability. We offer a competitive total compensation, health and wellness package and a down-to-earth, collaborative and engaging work environment.

Embark on your next adventure at Jarden Technical Apparel!

Responsibilities:

The Raw Materials Specialist, Sportswear provides technical fabric assistance to Category Merchandise Manager(s) through the coordination of research and development projects for all seasonal fabrics. The position assists in setting specification and qualifying fabrics to execute the appropriate design interpretation, as well as, the technical performance characteristics to meet end use requirements. The incumbent populates the fabric library with specific fabrics while supporting ongoing seasonal development of fabrics as required.

- Meet regularly with the Category Merchandise Manager(s) to stay current on most recent fabric developments and sourcing directions.
- Attend fabric hand-off meetings to review fabric selection and developments per season.
- Create and maintain fabric profiles/item codes following fabric hand-off meetings.
- Attend key merchandising and design milestone meetings to advise on the development of desired fabric finishes and hand standards.
- Attend key meetings/fabric fairs/expos to identify potential fabric for new seasons, as requested by design. Assist in creating seasonal fabric trend presentations to share with design.
- Provide support to the Category Merchandise Manager with all fabric research and development for ongoing season. Coordinate development of new fabric finish effects with vendors and the overseas fabric team. Coordinate directly with the overseas fabric team and/or vendors to research fabrics.
- Request color standard needed. Initiate color standard distribution to domestic and Asian mills, and other areas when needed. Draft and maintain seasonal mill card/item code fabric development books with current developments and lab dip approvals.
- Assist the fabric team with tracking all incoming submits of fabric trials.
- Inform Design on any salesman sample fabric discrepancies.
- Assist the Category Merchandise Manager with all stages of fabric development when there is a deadline. Evaluate completed sample fabrics for weight, construction and finish, when requested.
- Maintain fabric libraries.
- Strive to meet development calendar schedules.

Job Requirements

- 2-5 years of relevant work experience in the fabric production industry
- Knowledge of manufacturing process, fabrics, mechanical and chemical treatment
- Must have excellent color sense
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; intermediate Microsoft Excel skills required
- Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator
- Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing and write routine reports
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction, and procedure manuals
- Effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, coworkers and vendors
- Ability to calculate dimensions, proportions and percentages

Other Information:

Please note, all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment consumer/investigative report and a pre-employment drug screen.

When applying to this position, please be sure to use one of the following browsers: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Firefox.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

To apply, please click on the "External Application" link, and be sure to let us know you found this job on Malakye!

Perks

Casual work environment, outings, discounts, paid time off, as well as health & wellness benefits and 401k

Date Posted: 9/19/2016

Marmot Raw Materials Specialist - Sportswear

  • Company: Marmot
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Rohnert Park, CA (Sonoma / Petaluma / Santa Rosa Area)
  • Required Exp:3 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available