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Job Title
TEXTILE ASSOCIATE
Location
New York, New York
Zip/Postal Code
10001
Country
United States
Region
NY Metro
Reference Number
2391
Category
Textiles
Job Function
Design - Textiles

TEXTILE ASSOCIATE

TEXTILE ASSOCIATE


The Kasper Group, Inc. has a great opportunity for a Textile
Associate. The Textile Associate will support the Textile
Team, working closely with Design and Production teams to
establish and facilitate fabric production flow, counter
sourcing, and stock distribution and completion. Other
responsibilities include, but are not limited to the
following:


• Create and maintain fabric charts in MS Excel

• Negotiate target pricing and shipment delivery with factory
mill/vendor agents to meet divisional goals

• Review and trouble shoot potential issues with vendors to
ensure quality control on bulk fabrics

• Ensure and maintain color standard matching records from lab
dips, strikeoffs approval through production dye lots.
Approve quality of bulk fabric goods and dye lots

• Review bulk fabric test and approve fabric content, pricing
in PLM database

• Review and comment fabric defects; Settling issues and
problems with vendors, mills, and factories

• Establish and maintain seasonal fabric library record for
effective sourcing/counter sourcing of variety of fabrics

• Assist textile manager, working closely with Design and
Production teams to establish and facilitate fabric
production flow, counter sourcing, and stock distribution
and completion

• Order sample yardage for duplicates and pre-production
samples

• Generate and track proforma invoices

• Follow up on all payment terms and agreements

• Daily communication between mills and factories to ensure
fabric delivery is satisfied

• Attend weekly production meetings

• Record, update and analyze database logistics

• Send color standards and bulk approved swatches to internal
department and factories

• Process invoices and debit notes


QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able
to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,
skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions.

• Must be very organized and detail oriented

• Great time management and ability to multi-task

• Great aesthetic and brand understanding

• Strong background in woven and knit construction and
development

• Degree in Textile Design

• Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience with fabric sourcing and
development

• Knowledge of MS Office.

• Knowledge of PLM and Photoshop preferred

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate
against any employee or applicant for employment because of
race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual
orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis
of disability or any other federal, state or local protected
class.

TO APPLY:

Apply directly at our website using the link below.

Search for this opportunity using the Job Number listed at the
top of this ad. Please identify www.StyleCareers.com as the
referring site.

An EEO/Affirmative Action Employer.
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