Job Description

QUESTIONNAIRE-6-52

8101

Serving the needs of all families with young children, Carter’s Inc. is the largest North American apparel retailer exclusively for babies and young children, encompassing Carter’s, OshKosh B’gosh, Skip*Hop and Little Planet brands. Meaningful work, constant learning, genuine people, and a community guided by core values that promote inclusion and innovation is in everything we do. There are many reasons to build your career at Carter's.

Job Description

  • Proactively lead the daily work for new development, sample fabric and bulk fabric related activities
  • Subject Matter Expert for fabric dyeing, fabric printing and finishing, product safety and quality standards for the US market
  • Expertise in all aspects of costing for designated fabric and supervise subordinates on product development & materials sourcing through clear liaison with suppliers, US counterparts / internal functional teams
  • Strategically allocate Market Samples Yardage & bulk order to algin with Global Procurement strategies.   Identify potential development, safety, quality or cost concerns
  • Manage the team to work directly with mills onboarding, new fabric quality approval, print art technique, new fabrications and overall aesthetics
  • Ensure the team to maintain accurate and timely system records, utilize data to analyze and report any concern
  • Support management to provide data as needed, including costing request, mill performance and capacity review
  • Advance understanding of mill relationship management and communicate with global partners
  • Collaborate with cross function teams on orders related issues
  • Develop the team capable for prioritizing competing demands to accelerate submit and sample yardage delivery
  • Provide coaching to subordinates to upgrade their product knowledge, Merchandising skills and overall effectiveness

Job Requirements

  • University degree, preferably major in Apparel / Textile or related discipline
  • At least 10 years work experience in fabric, Minimum 7 years in a similar management capacity with 5+ years of supervisory responsibilities in buying/sourcing offices focused on USA and Canada markets
  • Complete understanding of design, merchandising, and product development functions and able to lead the team to drive result
  • Strong in managing vendor relationship with tight deadlines & challenging environment
  • Familiar with order processing system to leverage data for planning / analysis
  • Well-organized, strong analytical and good problem-solving skills
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Proficient communication skills including written and spoken English & Bangla
  • Strong PC skills, like MS Excel (Pivot table, Vlookup), Word and Outlook

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

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