Carvoe Is Hiring A Freelance Fabric Sourcing Expert In New York, NY

Online women’s clothing brand, CARVOE, is seeking a fabric sourcing expert. Position will be for an ongoing seasonal basis (twice a year- for Fall/Winter & Spring Summer collections) with the appropriate forecasting time ahead.
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Online women’s clothing brand, CARVOE, is seeking a fabric sourcing expert. This individual will be working closely with a brand representative in New York City. Production is based in Bogotá, Colombia, therefore all fabrics and trims must be sourced for import to Colombia. Position will be for an ongoing seasonal basis (twice a year- for Fall/Winter & Spring Summer collections) with the appropriate forecasting time ahead.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the price negotiations, projections, purchasing, inventory, and logistics of all fabrics and trims seasonally
  • Ensure that the source has adequate quality materials available in the required time frame at the correct price to keep on schedule of manufacturing process
  • Communicate with domestic and overseas factories, agents, and suppliers
  • Analyze and negotiate costs for fabric and trims on a seasonal basis
  • Follow up on updates to costs that result from changes in fabric, quantities, or fit during the season
  • Communicate and coordinate with production team members
  • Work with director of design for comments and approvals

Requirements:

  • Intensive focus on global sourcing of new suppliers
  • Existing relationships/knowledge of suppliers in multiple countries
  • Strong analytical and organization skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to work towards multiple deadlines with shifting priorities
  • Able to manage sudden changes to adapt to deadlines
  • Experience in procuring fabrics specifically for womenswear
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 5-8 years of fabric sourcing experience
  • Knowledge of fabric & garment construction

To apply, please send resume to careers@carvoe.com, subject line: Fabric Sourcing Expert.