Denim Wash Assistant- REMOTE

Job title: Denim Wash Assistant- REMOTE
Contract type: Freelance
Location: New York City, NY
Discipline: Fashion
Remote: No
Reference: 400609
Contact name: Mary Kate Kane
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Denim Wash Assistant POSITION SUMMARY:

This role is responsible for assisting the garment processing function and maintaining all fabric resources such as shade band charts, fabric library and approved wash samples.

Denim Wash Assistant RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Set up and prepare for all Shade Band/Silver Tag reviews.

• Tagging and labeling approved wash samples; Shade Bands and Silver Tags.

• Ship out all FedEx and DHL packages and manage shipping log.

• Track and prioritize incoming mail and schedule Shade Band/Silver Tag meetings with Production & Design teams on outlook calendar.

• Organize and maintain all Shade Band charts and bins, while keeping track of garments stored in our basement; which are kept for an additional 6 months.

• Organize and maintain fabric library as needed. Roughly 200 fabrics at the beginning of each season, and maintaining flow as the year goes on.

• Help distribute any wear test garments and help prepare for all fabric meetings.

• Help create a new fabric rack at the beginning of each season.

• Needs greater knowledge of production time frame and Design and Merchant’s needs, while understanding how all cross functional roles work together in order to optimize wash team functions.

• Attend all Shade Band meetings and enter Shade Band comments into PLM.

• Schedule weekly meetings with Production to track PP and wash approvals to determine when Shade Bands should be submitted from vendor/agent; in order to help prevent shipping delays.

• Communicate with vendors weekly to coordinate outstanding Shade Band submission dates.

• Manage wash team supplies and order from each vendor as necessary.


Denim Wash Assistant QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelor’s Degree – Preferable in Color Technology or equivalent Textile/Apparel Degree.

• Ability to communicate clearly using color terminology both written and verbal

• Excellent follow-up and follow- through skills.

• Ability to act as liaison between several departments.

• Detail orientated with good organizational skills

• Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills.



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