Fabric Manager

Location
Manhattan, NY
Posted
28 Apr 2022
Closes
28 May 2022
Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

FABRIC MANAGER JOB DESCRIPTION

The Fabric Manager is responsible for overseeing the raw materials lifecycle from development through production, while ensuring company standards, goals are met.


RTW, Mens and Womens

Management

  • Source, Research & Develop Materials for the season (new, deadstock etc.)
  • Launch all initial season development, (ie; Custom fabric development, Lab Dips, Prints, Tie Dyes, Washes etc.), while adhering to Gabriela Hearst standards for raw materials.
  • Initiate conversations regarding pricing, lead-time, and overall MOQ's based on development selection.
  • Initiate countersourcing efforts for all new fabrics to ensure materials meet GH company standards and pricing targets.

Execution

  • Execute orders accordingly for all development fabric, while tracking invoicing, delivery.
  • Create and continuously update seasonal Fabric Cards/Boards/Binders/Charts.
  • Oversee distribution of Tailoring, Testing and Proto yardage seasonally.
  • Request FDS & sustainability certificates for recycled or organic materials
  • Update all RLM data for Materials (codes, colors, names, KWI, NRF etc.)
  • Track and request all approval cuttings while sending standards to overseas manufacturers.
  • Proactively resolve all quality control issues with external vendors and internal cross functional partners.
  • Oversee fabric inventory in both New York and Italy warehouse locations while monitoring liability and informing teams to utilize as needed.
  • Continuously update internal fabric liability library.
  • Oversee finance process internally to ensure proformas, invoices and payments are sent through accordingly.
  • Track packages with help from Logistics Manager
  • Oversee execution of seasonal swatch books – launch with help of Freelance Assistant

 

VIP CLIENTS

  • Fabric request for special client’s event, weddings etc.

 

Accessories

· Order Fabrics, Lab Dips, Cutting for reference & update Binder

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