Senior Manager Fabric Development - Knits
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Posted 5 days ago
Responsible for managing day to day development of knit fabrics across all categories, that fit the aesthetics and requirements for the Calvin Klein brand.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB:
Partner with Design to create and maintain pre seasonal raw material portfolios.
Research and develop innovative, on trend, and product-class relevant fabrics
Manage cost and speed maximization
Manage raw material development supporting the RM & Supply Chain strategies
Assess and mitigate risk with regard to fabric development / selection, partner with TD and QA team for resolution.
Ensure Offshore Raw Materials team is clear on seasonal brand direction and execution of seasonal fabrics
Oversee management and update of the digital and physical fabric library
Own business relationships with various cross-functional partners.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
Experience: Minimum 8-10 years of experience in Raw Materials sourcing and development.
Education: Bachelors Degree in Textiles, Design, or related field strongly preferred
Microsoft Suite, required