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Raw Material Developer Assistant

Employer
TOTEME
Location
Stockholm (SE)
Closing date
30 May 2024

Job Details

About TOTEME

TOTEME is a Swedish fashion house founded in 2014 by Elin Kling and Karl Lindman. From the studio in Stockholm, the label explores the appeal of a modern uniform through distinct design cues, meticulous craftsmanship and methodic repetition. TOTEME is committed to making decisions that work in favor of people, animals and the planet.

The Role

TOTEME is looking for a Raw Material Developer Assistant to join the team in Stockholm full-time. In this role you will assist the development process of all raw material components within the collections. You will work closely with the Raw Material Developer, vendors, and the Design and Product Development teams to ensure that the creative and commercial vision is translated into the product.

Responsibilities

  • Support with the research, sourcing and procurement of all fabrics, trims and raw materials within TOTEME’s collections.
  • Assist with fabric development, including lab dips, handlooms, print strike offs, and communication with suppliers.
  • Enter data into the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software, ensuring accuracy across all steps of the development process (including gathering certifications, non-CITES documentation, technical sheets, and more).
  • Help build and maintain effective relationships with vendors, developing a strong knowledge of vendor capability and availability to meet demands.
  • Ensure that raw materials are ordered and delivered on time, to the agreed quality and sustainability standards, and within budget to achieve target margins.
  • Assist with fabric-quality inspection and the organization of the fabric library.
  • Assist with the sustainability aspect of all raw materials, making sure the data is always accessible for the Sustainability team and that all developments meet TOTEME’s sustainability standards.

Your profile

  • A degree related to fashion or textiles.
  • Experience with fabric development.
  • Proven knowledge of fabric, trims and components.
  • Able to work with designers, understanding and interpreting their creative vision to source the right materials. 
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, as well as Photoshop and Illustrator.

About you

  • Self-motivated, solution-oriented and hands-on.
  • An organized multitasker with strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills, able to effectively share information with the team in a clear, concise way.
  • Initiative to identify and address potential issues.
  • Interest in and understanding of the fashion industry, knowledge of trends, markets and the luxury consumer.
  • Fluent in English.

This is a full-time position based at TOTEME's headquarters in Stockholm starting as soon as possible.

TOTEME has teams in Stockholm, London and New York and a growing number of stores in Europe, North America and Asia. You will join a dynamic, creative and highly collaborative team working towards exciting projects and milestones. At TOTEME, you will both contribute to the company’s development and have the opportunity to grow within your role.

TOTEME stands for inclusivity and a sense of belonging in the workplace. We welcome all applicants and recruit on the basis of skills and experience. 

By applying to this position I agree with TOTEME’s privacy policy and to be contacted about future job opportunities for up to 2 years from the submission date. Find out more about our privacy policy here.

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