Senior Fabric Manager


Position Type


The Role:

The Veronica Beard Fabric team manages both fabric development and bulk production, working on VB RTW Collection, VB CORE, VB Jeans. We are looking for a Senior Fabric Manager who has strong textile experience, has great communication skills, and is excited to help grow the Fabric team. The ideal candidate has the ability to maintain a strong bridge across Design, Product Development, Technical and Production teams. This role is based in our NY office and reports to the Senior Director of Raw Materials.



  • Strategize sourcing with Senior Director of Raw Materials for both nominated and full package programs across wovens, cut & sew and leather
  • Work closely with Design team on fabric selection process, ensuring mills are flexible with minimums both in sampling and bulk
  • Attend fabric shows and independent agent fairs seasonally
  • Spearhead sustainability opportunities at the onset of the season while working within price matrix
  • Organize and maintain generic fabric library as well as seasonal fabric research
  • Place sample POs and coordinate sample shipments to both domestic and overseas factories
  • Attend weekly meetings with Product Development team on all development groups and manage fabric mill dates to meet milestone calendar dates
  • Manage all overseas full package programs and push vendors for newness in raw materials
  • Partner with Print Designer each season to identify basecloth and repeat limitations of each print base in development stage and maintain calendar deadlines
  • Maintain WIP and COGS charts with all fabric info for Design, PD, and Production team
  • Ensure all FDS sheet are complete each season
  • Maintain sample yardage inventory at domestic and overseas factories to utilize for proto samples
  • Establish bulk standard setting and manage up until bulk approval and receiving
  • Manage bulk projections, negotiations and final order placements with mill partners and ensure target delivery dates
  • Manage end of month report and track liabilities and inventory at the end of each season


  • 7+ years of experience in fabric R&D as well as purchasing
  • Deep understanding of textile construction and ability to cost engineer
  • Proactive, extremely organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to multitask and strong problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional follow-up skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in PLM, Excel, Outlook


The base salary range for this role is between $95,000 and $110,000. The relevant base salary will vary depending on wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, including but not limited to, skill sets, experience, training, degrees, and certifications. The base salary is just one component of our total compensation offerings, which consist of a comprehensive benefits package as well as a short-term incentive program, clothing allowance, and merchandise discounts.

Please apply to this role HERE.