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Fabric Assistant

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The Role

Veronica Beard is an elevated American ready-to-wear brand that strikes the balance between cool and classic. The brand provides a modern perspective on iconic wardrobe pieces and delivers a lifestyle offering that has expanded to include jeans and shoes. Thoughtfully designed with feminine silhouettes and refined tailoring, the collection is intuitively built for real life – empowering her from day to night, work to weekend, and everywhere in between.

Veronica Beard is seeking a Fabric Assistant to join our Fabric Team. The Fabric team manages both fabric development and bulk production for the entire VB collection. The position is based in our NYC corporate office and reports to our Assistant Fabric Manager.

Responsibilities

Assist with daily communications with both nominated mills and full package vendors to collect FDS and initial fabric information
Allocate fabric to both both domestic and overseas vendors
Assist in sending out color standards, artwork, development swatches each season
Request and track lab dips, strike offs and handlooms as well as assist in sending out color and pattern comments
Daily fabric updates to the seasonal fabric chart and WIP
Enter all seasonal material info into PLM and ensure data accuracy during pre-production stage
Issue all fabric PO’s for proto yardage and SMS
Track and manage development invoices for all sample yardage for submission to AP dept
Request sms cuttings and bulk cuttings for review and approval prior to shipment
Prepare sms cuttings by delivery for internal pre-market meeting review
Manage Fabscrap account to ensure proper recycling of swatches and ununsed materials as well as proprietary custom developed fabric
Assist in making sure Fabric Inventory and liability records are updated and match official records
Attend local fabric shows, including Texworld and PV NYC
Assist in locally sourcing fabric for special projects from showrooms and NYC fabric stores; seasonal fabric sourcing with fabric mill base
Organize and maintain fabric library and seasonal fabric collections
Collecting price lists from mills, pricing fabric as it is received
Ensure fabric boards, binders, and all fabric development tools remain updated
Visit factories in NYC’s Garment Center to assist in managing and tracking fabrics received from overseas mills
Maintain sample yardage inventory in office and midtown factories

Requirements

1-3 years of relevant experience.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel), PLM
Strong organization and communication skills (both written and oral), as well as attention to detail
Effective time management skills with the ability to perform multiple tasks within tight deadlines
Self-starter with a positive, can-do attitude

How to Apply

Please email careers@veronicabeard.com with your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements and any other pertinent materials.
Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line.