Raw Material Technician

Semarang, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia
06 Apr 2022
05 Jul 2022
Full Time

I. Fabric Development and Sourcing
  • Accurately updates system and tools as required and completed within specified deadlines
  • Owns communication with mills, Hubs and US Raw Material teams
  • Executes wash development and ensure aesthetic and performance characteristics
  • Be aware of industry trends through research. Attend textile shows as appropriate. Surface ideas to drive innovation. Manage process of communicating trend and innovation research. Understand how the innovation works and opportunities for marketing claims
  • Executes fabric development and ensure aesthetic and performance characteristics, under US design & raw material team guidance
  • Manage and train mill across defined region
  • Pushes newness within region
  • Perform periodic SWOT analysis of mill performance and alignment to strategic sourcing needs. Identify gaps, propose ideas to close gaps and work with mills to elevate
  • Provide macro trend information available from mill that may impact the negotiation strategy
  • Negotiate price for the mills in region
  • Partner with mills on creative solutions to drive the shortest lead time while balancing cost and quality
II. Quality
  • Oversee fabric testing and ensure mills understand expectations. Communicate as needed to QA to ensure final garment quality
  • Resolve any fabric related issues on the escalation review
  • Utilize technical expertise in collaboration with the mill to meet quality expectations. Proactively resolve quality issues
III. Strategy and Process
  • Understands deadlines and ensures they are met.
  • Proactively tracks development, Sample yardage, and bulk fabric quality.

  • Embrace PVH's core values: Individuality, Partnership, Passion, Integrity, and Accountability.


Education & Experience:
  • Degree in Textile or related subject
  • 5 years or above industry experience

  • Extensive knowledge of raw materials, construction, costing, macro-economic trends
  • Knowledge of woven, yarn, dyeing and finishing. Experiences in handling raw material approval process
  • Knowledge of knit is a plus
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong negotiating skills in diverse cultural environment
  • Positive and able to work in a team environment
  • Good verbal and written communication skills (English)
  • Mandarin in speaking and writing is a preference
  • Good in MS Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint