Associate, Materials Development (Compliance Specialist) - Kid's Apparel

US-NY-New York
Fishman & Tobin

Specific Responsibilities

  • Coordinating all stages of fabric/color development and production for Wal-Mart and other private label accounts: generating fabric development forms; communicating fabric/color comments, revisions and approvals; follow-up and tracking of submits with overseas offices and fabric agents.
  • Facilitating fabric performance evaluations at 3rd party testing laboratories: accurately identifying specific product-related fabric/color requirements to be met and reviewing test results against customer’s specifications.
  • Adhering to Time & Action compliance calendar: ensuring all development, production and testing deadlines are met.
  • Assisting Fabric Compliance Manager in technical fabric evaluations and resolution of compliance related issues.
  • Performing visual and electronic color evaluations.
  • Maintaining fabric/color development, production and testing records.

Skills and Requirements

  • 1-2 years of related work experience is preferred: familiarity with Wal-Mart’s requirements, FTC and U.S. Customs regulations as well as industry standards.
  • A.A.S or B.S. in Textile Development is preferred.
  • Satisfactory color discrimination ability and proficiency in color evaluations utilizing industry standard methods (visual and electronic). 
  • Basic knowledge of fabric structures, manufacturing, coloration and finishing methods.
  • Basic fabric analysis.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Products.
  • Working knowledge of Datacolor software and spectrophotometer is preferred.
  • Exceptional attention to detail; strong organizational and time management skills; ability to work well with others – willing to take on challenges and to be flexible, reliable and cooperative with positive attitude.

GBG USA Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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