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Freelance Yarn & Fabric Associate

New York, NY 10022

Posted: 11/15/2018 Job Category: Design Job Number: 103461

Job Title: Freelance Yarn & Fabric Associate

Location: New York, NY

Start: ASAP

End: on going  (no set end date yet)


  • Track sample and stock Lab dips. Monitor color approval against seasonal time and action calendar to ensure timely delivery. • Initiate, maintain and distribute a weekly yarn and fabric schedule for samples and stock.
  • Partner with Woven Fabric Ops regarding factory allocation for shared fabrics. •
  • Review sample garments with production team members for garment care. •
  • Negotiate and confirm final stock raw material minimums, leadtimes and prices with vendor –
  • Communicate to finished goods suppliers and production team for garment costing. •
  • Initiate and maintain stock raw material purchasing calendar •
  • Reconcile/approve raw material invoices in Ariba system. •
  • Ensure new vendor set-up; request completed SAF/VCP accordingly. •
  • Manage excess yarn inventories. •
  • Partner with Production team to resolve yarn quality/color issues.
  • Maintain seasonal metrics, i.e. stock raw material purchasing figures and yarn price analysis •
  • Initiate RMS form with vendor and confirm details accepted prior to production testing


Experience/ skills:

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree •
  • 2-4 years related experience.
  • Yarn and Production knowledge. •
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office •
  • Good communication, follow-up, analytical skills.
  • Team player.

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