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Textile Associate

at Nine West Group

Posted: 8/19/2019
Job Reference #: 3693
Categories: Retail
Keywords: apparel

Job Description

Job ID #:

Location:

New York, NY

Department:

Production

Education Required:

Bachelors Degree

Position Type:

Full-time

Experience Required:

1 - 3 Years

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Job Description

The Kasper Group is an apparel industry leader, offering women wardrobe solutions for their wear-to-work and special occasion dressing needs. Driven by excellence and exceptional talent, The Kasper Group has remained a forerunner in fashion for over 30 years. We are committed to delivering iconic brands (Kasper, Anne Klein, LeSuit), relevant fashions and trusted, quality products to our consumers. So be a part of the exceptional talent! We currently have an excellent opportunity for a Textile Associate. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Create and maintain fabric charts in MS Excel

Negotiate target pricing and shipment delivery with factory mill/vendor agents to meet divisional goals

Review and trouble shoot potential issues with vendors to ensure quality control on bulk fabrics
Ensure and maintain color standard matching records from lab dips, strike offs approval through production dye lots.
Approve quality of bulk fabric goods and dye lots

Review bulk fabric test and approve fabric content, pricing in PLM database

Review and comment fabric defects; Settling issues and problems with vendors, mills, and factories

Establish and maintain seasonal fabric library record for effective sourcing/counter sourcing of variety of fabrics

Assist textile manager, working closely with Design and Production teams to establish and facilitate fabric production flow, counter sourcing, and stock distribution and completion

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

College degree and/or equivalent work experience

Must be very organized and detail oriented

Great time management and ability to multi-task

Great aesthetic and brand understanding

Background in woven and knit construction and development

Minimum 2 to 3 years of experience with fabric sourcing and development

Knowledge of MS Office.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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