Position Summary: The Sourcing Team Assistant supports the Fabric Sourcing Team. The position includes production header approval, care label creation, lab dip approval, pp sample approval, as well as day-to-day tasks, organization, filing, and data entry. This position requires close collaborative partnerships with Design, Product Development, Merchandising, QA, and Purchasing teams.
Quality: Reviews fabric production bulk headers from fabric mills for all new fabrics and color for color consistency, ensures it meets quality standards and stretch expectations. Sends daily approval or rejection emails for all received bulk header
Technical Skills: Analyzes products sent from mills to compare to internal MT color standard, pantones colors, multiple lighting situations, and other fabrics in corresponding color. Requires a “0” on Farnsworth-Munsell 100 Hue Test Results
Collaboration: Manages relationships internally and externally and builds partnerships that contribute to the success of the company and suppliers.
Communication: Provides color comments to the mills and record comments in internal tracking system. Works cross-functionally with teams in Design, Product Development, Merchandising, QA, and Purchasing.
Timeline Management: Assists with meeting development and production deadlines.
Bachelor’s degree in Textile and Apparel Management or Marketing and Merchandising (or related field)
1+ years of professional experience in the textile or fashion industry
Strong understanding of textile and garment manufacturing.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Strong written and verbal communication
Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office
Strong work ethic and ability to work independently, multitask, and manage time
Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, and collaborative team environment; flexible and adaptable to change
Must align in value system professionally and personally with the culture of Weissman
Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function
All candidates to be considered must be able to successfully complete a pre-employment background check and pre-employment drug screen.
No calls please