New York City
New York City
Veronica Beard is an elevated American ready-to-wear brand that strikes the balance between cool and classic. The brand provides a modern perspective on iconic wardrobe pieces and delivers a lifestyle offering that has expanded to include jeans and shoes. Thoughtfully designed with feminine silhouettes and refined tailoring, the collection is intuitively built for real life – empowering her from day to night, work to weekend, and everywhere in between.
The Trim Manager will support the development and production teams by setting up and managing the trim development and purchase process for Veronica Beard. The ideal candidate partners with internal and external partners to successfully drive the development and purchasing of trims through concept to production. This position reports to the Vice President of Production and Vice President of Design.
Set up and manage trim development/production calendar and work closely with both internal and external partners to ensure all target dates are met
Research and develop new trims that adhere closely to seasonal design directions
Build and maintain a trim library to have wide range of references for design/development
Negotiate prices and lead times for both samples and bulk trims
Prepare all samples for testing and follow up on results
Work closely with development and production to resolve potential issues prior to production
Responsible for setting up all trims in ERP system
Create and maintain trim tracking chart based on projections and estimated yields
Issue sample and bulk trim PO and track on shipment
Review and approved bulk trims before shipments
Manage all inventory from development through production, and utilize the inventories efficiently to save production cost
Plan and manage an overall trim strategy for the brand – supplier selections, cost analysis, trends etc.
Minimum 4-5 years’ experience in materials sourcing
Understanding of garment manufacturing processes
Attention to detail with strong follow through
Project management and communication skills
Willingness to take on projects of various levels
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