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Job Title
MANAGER, MATERIALS DEVELOPMENT - Leaher & Componentry (Frye)
Location
New York, New York
Zip/Postal Code
10001
Country
United States
Region
NY Metro
Reference Number
10912
Category
Textiles
Job Function
Materials Development

MANAGER, MATERIALS DEVELOPMENT - Leaher & Componentry (Frye)

Specific Responsibilities

• Manage Raw Material development and source and develop trend
right trend right leathers, materials and trims across
categories.

• Learn and adhere to the product development timeline to
provide on time delivery of componentry.

• Communicate daily with cross-functional teams and suppliers
for sampling needs.

• Place official purchase orders for leather and componentry for
proto sampling and make subsequent changes on existing orders
as needed.

• Develop color in leather and suede and review against
standards set.

• Work with overseas counterparts and suppliers to track orders
placed and manage inventory levels globally.

• Anticipate delays and highlight those to the Development
Manager and the Cross Functional teams to determine
appropriate contingency plans.

• Initiate material trial requests and manage raw material
library.

• Update and maintain varied charts including pricing charts,
purchase order charts, sample swatch charts, etc.

• Attend Tannery meetings and organize notes for follow up.

• Pre-production preparation by gathering material detail sheets
& managing raw material testing.

• Standardize quality and color requirements and issue to design
teams and suppliers.


Skills and Requirements

• 5+ years experience working with leather goods/ accessories
product with a keen ability to discern finest quality.

• Ability to work well under the pressure of multiple tasks and
deadlines.

• High degree of organizational skills and attention to detail.

• Strong teamwork skills.

• Clear understanding of design aesthetic and supplier
capabilities.

• Proficiency in Excel and PLM.


GBG USA Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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