Responsible for the timely and accurate completion of garment bill of materials, product database, style sign off based on R&D calendar
Work closely with domestic vendor by providing artwork, TP’s and approving strike offs and lab dips on shorter lead times.
Evaluate all 3D and physical prototypes & samples to ensure details and workmanship are correct, materials used fall within the required costing structure and all test parameters are met.
Participate in all product meetings/fit sessions. Identify key issues in pricing, construction and workmanship. Communicate issues/problem solving ideas on these issues to allow vendor to proceed to the next sample/bulk stage.
Daily communication between Design/Product Line Management/Sourcing offices
Partners with Design/Development team to research the market for innovative ideas to further grow and better the product line
Work on options as needed for efficient production techniques to improve cost & productivity.