Job Description



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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