POSITION SUMMARY: Individual will be responsible for managing the overall process of woven development innovating new and seasonal fabrics that meet the brand aesthetic vision while balancing cost, quality and calendar adherence. Individual will be strategic and proactive in sourcing fabrics keeping in mind current company initiatives such as speed to market, sustainability and corporate environmental initiatives.The principal purpose is to lead in globally sourcing and developing woven fabrics with brand aesthetic at the right cost using a strategic go forward filter to fulfill the brands needs and strategic goals while ensuring best in quality.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB:
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE: Experience:
Drive and manage all phases of woven fabric research and development with an emphasis on forward aesthetic and strategic thinking to determine direction for future seasons while driving the business forward.
Manage cost and speed optimization.
Support Raw Material and supply chain strategies.
Assess and mitigate risk at fabric level and propose solutions ensuring calendar adherence.
Ensure HUB Raw Materials team is clear on seasonal direction & execution of Raw Materials.
Oversee management of digital /physical Raw Materials libraries
Own business relationships with cross-functional partners
Troubleshooting issues & escalating when appropriate
Drive process improvement
Coaching and developing a team
Oversee developments adhering to calendar deliverables.
Completing and understanding seasonal analytics to support strategic go forward plans.
Maintenance of fabric resource library to support seasonal inspiration and foundational fabrics.
5- 8 years of R&D experience
2-4 years' experience leading a team of 1 or more.
Exposure to overseas mills and factories
B.S. Textiles or Fashion degree preferred.
Verbal comprehension & critical thinking
Problem solving and decision making.
Strong presentation skills
Expert understanding of global knit textile knowledge.
Excellent management and organizational skills
Strong strategic and analytical skills
Ability to work closely and partner effectively with design, vendors, mills and global production.
Awareness of potential testing and/or quality issues
Ability to negotiate and build consensus across multiple functions.
This position is not eligible for sponsorship#LI-YM2
Pay Range: $115,000 - $135,000
PVH currently provides base salary ranges for all positions-on job advertisements-in the United States based on local requirements. These ranges are based on what PVH reasonably believes that it will pay an associate for their base salary for said position at the time of the posting. Individual compensation will ultimately be determined based on a variety of relevant factors including but-not limited to qualifications, geographic location and other relevant skills. PVH is committed to providing a market-competitive total rewards package to eligible associates, which includes diverse and robust health and insurance benefits to meet the varied needs of our associates and an above-market 401(k) contribution to help our associates save for retirement. We also offer career growth opportunities, empowering our associates to design their future at PVH.
PVH Corp. or its subsidiary ("PVH") is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment on the basis of their individual capabilities and qualifications, consistent with applicable law and without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law. In addition to complying with all applicable laws, PVH also has a strong corporate commitment to inclusion, diversity and to ensuring that all current and future PVH associates are compensated solely on job-related factors such as skill, ability, educational background, work quality, experience and potential. To achieve these goals, across the United States and its territories, PVH prohibits any PVH employee, agent or representative from requesting or otherwise considering any job applicant's current or prior wages, salary or other compensation information in connection with the hiring process. Accordingly, applicants are asked not to disclose this salary history information to PVH