Raw Materials Manager, Supply - CALVIN KLEIN

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 15 hours ago
Job Description

The Raw Materials Manager works closely with Design, Sourcing/PD and Overseas Offices to source and develop accessories raw materials for the Calvin Klein Accessories Brand. (CK Calvin Klein, CK Performance, CK Jeans, and Outlet.) Raw Materials for accessories include; leathers, fabrics, and trim materials.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB:
Partner with Design and Off Shore Raw Materials team to create and maintain pre seasonal raw material selectionInnovative, on trend and relevant to each CK accessories brand
Cost maximized and price tiered
Speed maximized
Complementary to x-functional strategy's
End in mind tested to consumer relevant expectations

Communicated and manage all sampling and bulk production correspondence regarding raw materials between Design, Product Development, Material Suppliers and Offshore teams.
Build and maintain material boards seasonally for all 4 brands.
Negotiate material prices to enable the Product Development Group to make informed fiscally responsible decisions.
Strong follow up on materials for sampling- Availability, MOQ, Testing and Cost.
Review labdips at all sampling stages and manage approvals with design.
Communicate material related status updates and material issues/resolutions at weekly meetings with design.
Assess and mitigate risk with regard to material development / selection.
Partner with Offshore teams Raw Materials Team on executing sourcing strategies.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

Experience: Minimum 4-6 years of experience in Raw Materials sourcing and development. Experience in both leather and fabric development is preferred.

Education: Bachelors Degree in Textiles, Design, or related field strongly preferred

Skills:
Microsoft Outlook Windows, required
Excel- Required
Web PLM preferred
Power Point preferred
Ability to travel internationally as needed required
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