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Raw Materials Developer Temp

Job title: Raw Materials Developer Temp
Contract type: Full-time
Location: City of Commerce
Industry: Fashion
Remote: No
Salary: $40 – 45/hr
Reference: 463408
Contact name: Zoe Huse

Job description

We are looking for a Raw Materials Developer Temp – this would be for approximately 4 months.

Approx $40 – 45/hr pay rate.

Details below -


A day in the life of a Raw Material R&D Developer:


Support end-to-end seasonal RM development process that enables and elevates innovation, productivity, efficiency, quality and profitability.

Work with Manager to partner with fabric suppliers to deliver highly innovative fabrics and provide technical support with design, product development, product integrity, and garment vendor partners.

Uphold fabric development calendar and adhere to seasonal calendar deadlines.

Coordinate meetings between mills, design & product development as needed to find new fabric qualities and finishing techniques.

Complete input details of digital (PLM) /physical RM libraries

Execute technical validation and approval process for Raw Materials

Own fabric testing reporting and risk assessments on developments - level set quality, performance attributes and usage expectations to product cross functional team.

Follow new fabric concepts through commercialization approval process.

Participate in weekly meetings to interact with design to advise on new product development progress.



Qualifications and requirements:


You have 4 years of Fabric R&D/Production experience working closely & building relationships with fabric suppliers and managing a team.

You are knowledgeable in the apparel manufacturing process as well as with performance fabric testing protocols.

Solid raw material construction knowledge

Clear understanding of raw material manufacturing techniques

Strong awareness of raw material trend direction, and research & development avenues.

You have established strong partnerships with fabric suppliers and are able to navigate difficult situations to drive solutions while maintaining positive relationships.

Understanding of AATCC and ASTM industry test methods.

You have visited mill/fabric facilities & have a keen eye for quality, compliance & process optimization.

Strong ability to lead your area of business and influence decision making with peers and leadership.

You can multi-task and adapt while maintaining positive working relationship with all cross-functional departments in a fast-paced dynamic environment with colliding and fluctuating deadlines.

You pay great attention to detail, are highly organized and adhere to deadlines.

Excellent analytical, problem solving, and creative thinking skills, as well as demonstrated business acumen & excel skills

Pro-active and self-motivated; comfortable with ambiguity and rapidly evolving business priorities

Ability to communicate verbally and written in a clear, concise, tactful manner.

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