Product Development Assistant

Recruiter
Dreamwear
Location
New York City, New York (US)
Posted
29 May 2021
Closes
29 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Dreamwear is an industry leading creator of top quality, fashion-forward intimate apparel, shape-wear and sleepwear. We own, license and manage a diverse portfolio of brands that share our passion for quality, comfort and trend.

We are seeking a skilled Part-Time Product Development Assistant or Intern, (potential to become Full-Time in the Summer, or sooner, for the right candidate).

Our ideal candidate will be a detailed oriented individual with excellent communication and project coordination skills. The Product Development Assistant contributes to the development and production process by assisting in the placement, execution and follow-up of manufacturing orders and by ensuring the timely delivery of such goods.  

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Take initiative & familiarize yourself with company categories/styles, current and previous
  • Open and distribute packages from factories
  • Distribute and sign in new fit samples to fit department, showing fit samples to PD and Design
  • Attend fittings to familiarize yourself with managing and costing aspects of the fit in order to educate yourself on how garment fit/fabrics/styling/etc affect price and delivery
  • Send lab dips, strike off, & PP comments to the factories if needed, enter into product maintenance screen for each PO, and file into books
  • Send new order CADs to sales/design/PD teams as directed to by PD person
  • Process all data entry into our production management system, including style set-up, and creating and maintaining purchase orders to the factory.
  • Work with Graphics on updating hangtags/call outs/hangers/photos/packing methods as needed based on direction given to you by PD person
  • Help prepare for customer and market appointments by preparing samples, requesting samples from factories, and putting them back after
  • Help maintain customer closet for all brands as well as category sample racks as needed
  • Be flexible to work on special/rush projects as needed; Must be available to work at least 3 days in the office, up to 20 hours a week: please include your schedule of availability below 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Business or Merchandising preferred. Specific focus in Product Development is a plus
  • 0-1 years relevant experience
  • Team player with the ability to handle fast-paced work environment
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and multi-task
  • Strong communication, time management, and presentation skills
  • Strong computer skills - MS Excel, MS Word, and MS Outlook

* This job description is not intended to be exhaustive. The responsibilities can be changed orally or in writing at any time by the discretion of management.

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