Director Raw Materials - CALVIN KLEIN

PVH Corp

Multiple Locations

0 year(s)

Job Description
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The Director of Raw Materials will drive key strategies, unlock product innovation with overseeing the end-to-end development process. This role is also responsible for ensuring scalability and adoptability of sustainable materials across Calvin Klein North America. This position will also identify process improvement opportunities and implement alternate processes to increase efficiencies, product and quality.

Own business relationship with various functions in division design, merchandising, garment team
People management to drive careers and engagement throughout the team as well as interaction with other silos of the Product Development Team
Work with design to understand seasonal brand direction and needs and focus on pre-season developments that deliver against the brands aesthetics using suppliers within our mill matrix
Recommend best technical execution of seasonal fabrics with a handoff of robust Fabric Development Sheet (FDS) to design for creation of Pattern Development Sheet / Knit Development Sheet (PDS/KDS) by design
Strategize with garment team to optimize any opportunity of virtual vertical integration, to achieve shorter lead time, sustainability, and potential cost savings
Work with Technical Design to ensure any potential fabric risks are communicated through Risk Assessment Chart
Ensure Offshore Raw Materials team is clear on seasonal brand direction and execution of seasonal fabrics
Manage fabric failure disposition with division as required
Oversee management and update of core fabric library on a seasonal basis
Review leverage opportunities with divisional fabric leaders
Supervise and support direct reports to ensure deliverables are met

Experience: Minimum 15 years in raw material field in apparel industry

Education: Bachelors Degree or industry / mill experience that equates


Ability to understand design aesthetics and translate into viable fabrics
Knowledge of raw material constructions, finishing and dyeing process
Excellent communications and interpersonal skills

PVH Corp. or its subsidiary ("PVH") is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment on the basis of their individual capabilities and qualifications, consistent with applicable law and without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law. In addition to complying with all applicable laws, PVH also has a strong corporate commitment to inclusion, diversity and to ensuring that all current and future PVH associates are compensated solely on job-related factors such as skill, ability, educational background, work quality, experience and potential. To achieve these goals, across the United States and its territories, PVH prohibits any PVH employee, agent or representative from requesting or otherwise considering any job applicants current or prior wages, salary or other compensation information in connection with the hiring process. Accordingly, applicants are asked not to disclose this salary history information to PVH