Product Management Assistant, Collection Sweaters

Ralph Lauren
New York, New York, United States
17 May 2022
17 Jun 2022
Company Description
Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands. At Ralph Lauren, we unite and inspire the communities within our company as well as those in which we serve by amplifying voices and perspectives to create a culture of belonging, ensuring inclusion, and fairness for all. We foster a culture of inclusion through: Talent, Education & Communication, Employee Groups and Celebration. Any offer of employment is contingent upon proof of full COVID 19 vaccinations upon hire. Accommodations due to medical or religious reasons will be evaluated in compliance with the law.

Position Overview
Responsible for supporting development and production in the Luxury Sweaters category and managing the flow of communication to internal and external partners/suppliers.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

* Develop, pre-book and track counter sourced raw materials and components as needed: fabric/yarn/components/trim, embellishments, patches, labels & hangtags
* Provide and maintain accurate and organized information for garment deliveries and all issues
* Partner with vendors to calculate garment content. Cross verify with vendor testing.
* Input, update and finalize all product details and costing in PLM (product lifecycle management software).
* Partner with manager to drive the optimized lead-times and activities from development to store
* Partner with senior team to develop and create timelines with sourcing offices and vendors on raw material sourcing and approvals to ensure production delivery deadlines are met
* Work closely with team to maintain development and production costing for products
* Collaborate with senior team and technical designers and meet weekly to analyze product development WIP report
* Input, update and finalize all product details and costing in PLM (product lifecycle management software).
* Code and approve vendor invoices in Ariba

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

* Strong organizational skills
* Excel experience
* Airtable, and Understanding of Adobe Photoshop / Illustrator / XD