Temporary, Apparel Materials Developer

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 4 days ago
Job Description
YOUR MISSIONHelp support the apparel materials team in the development of the 2020 Olympics at PUMAs downtown Boston office.

Initiate & follow up on performance and lifestyle material developments (fabrics & trims) under consideration of requirements set by product management and design
Work to consolidate and educate the product team regarding the material toolbox and global consolidation
Ensure that the material concepts are continuously assessed to support the category/market needs and the overall cost-engineering of the products
Ensure that quality standards are met in regards to suitable fabric & trim applications on garments and puma requirements for fabrics and trims
Work with overseas offices as a colorist for fabrics and trims running through the Boston office
Research into new technologies, seasonal trends and competition analysis
Liase with suppliers and Puma sourcing organizations
Establish and maintain a close relationship with apparel development, product management, design, sourcing and external partners/suppliers
Support development, product management and design with technical and commercial expertise on fabrics and trims
Manage internal material library for fabrics and trims
Ensure internal systems are up to date with correct product specifications
Ensure that international and regional seasonal timelines are met
Participating in collection-related meetings as needed, such as design, fabric and accessories meetings, meeting with manufacturers and fitting meetings
$30-40 hourly wage
6 month temporary assignment


YOUR TALENTEducation: Bachelors degree in a textile or apparel related field
Strong knowledge of fabric constructions, yarn and fiber types, and international testing standards
Excellent eye for color
Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator
Self-motivated and comfortable working in a busy office environment
Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects at various stages at the same time


SPEED & SPIRIT is what we look for in our candidates, defined by some simple values that inspire us to BE DRIVEN in our performance, BE VIBRANT in our sporting legacy, BE TOGETHER in our team spirit, and BE YOU to let our individual talent and experience shine. Applying for a job at PUMA is easy. Simply click APPLY ONLINE and follow the steps to upload your application.

PUMA is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of PUMA to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, gender, physical or mental disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

For additional information, please contact: us-hrrecruiter@puma.com