Fabric Coordinator

Our leading European organization is recruiting for an exciting position at our HQ, in the heart of Dhaka. This role includes a variety of responsibilities and multi-tasking, giving you the opportunity to gain exposure and an understanding of a leading multi-national company. The incumbent will have opportunities to expand his/her skill set within the company and reach other positions and aspirations through successful demonstration of performance, ability and the desire to learn and grow.

Job Context

The incumbent will be assisting in managing fabric research and development through the pre-production process under the direction of the Fabric Manager. This position is responsible for executing fabric bulk purchase order for on time delivery while meeting the aesthetic and costing requirements.

Job Responsibilities

  • Fabric Research and Development
  • Collect and organize all samples and receive/send all packages
  • Organize all headers and swatch cards and prepare presentation materials for review with Design and/or Merchandising
  • Communicate with mills and agents to ensure accurate fabric information and delivery details
  • Schedule mill appointments and fabric meetings
  • Attend select fabric appointments, trend presentations and concept meetings when necessary
  • Build understanding of brand aesthetic and taste level through experience and study of past successes
  • Sample Yardage Management
  • Collect and track FIS sheets for all fabrics, ensuring accuracy and completeness
  • Enter sample yardage orders in tools/system according to process and quantity/price guidelines
  • Track sample yardage orders and update tools/system with appropriate details on delivery, status, etc.
  • Receive and organize all sample yardage cuttings and ensure all required accompanying information is complete
  • Gather all late requests from Design and update/input orders as directed by Fabric Manager
  • Input pricing and ex-mills information into tools/system to keep track of department budget
  • Execute and track counter costing and counter sourcing in tools/system
  • Receive color submits for all orders; send and track all comments
  • Update fabric tracking tool/system with status
  • Maintain and organize fabrics and headers, removing fabric references from library when obsolete
  • Maintain digital fabric library and/or documentation in tools/system
  • Own accurate and timely data entry
  • Maintain all fabric trackers with accuracy
  • Input fabric prices in system, as applicable
  • Gather data to support various Raw Material analyses
  • Build understanding of critical reports and data

Experience and Educational Requirements

  • At least 2 to 3 years relevant work experience as Fabric Coordinator in Fabric Mills or Buying House
  • Bachelor’s degree in Textile Design or Textile Engineering preferred or similar work experience
  • Good foundational knowledge of fabric with an understanding of the aesthetic

Additional Job Requirements

  • Good foundational knowledge of fabric with an understanding of the aesthetic
  • Ability to build good relationships with cross functional partners and mills
  • Ability to work well under pressure, operate with a sense of urgency, meet deadlines and multi task
  • Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, aiming for perfection
  • Should be proactive and dynamic, ability to work hard efficiently
  • Strong written/oral communication skills
  • Should be well-groomed, smart and energetic

Remuneration & Benefits

  • Attractive remuneration is being offered for the position
  • Group life & Hospitalization insurance
  • Contributory Provident Fund
  • Pick and Drop facility
  • Corporate mobile ceiling
  • Subsidized lunch facility at corporate Canteen
  • State of the art Passion Café
  • World class work environment

If you are selected for interviews, we shall contact you

Application Deadline: Saturday, 21st September 2019