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Sample Room Manager - Women's Apparel Brand
Location: Fort Myers, FL Category: Creative
Status: Temporary/Contract Reference: US_EN_1_173860_10688824
Posted: September 09,2014 Salary: N/A

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Title: Sample Room Manager - Women's Apparel Brand
Department: Sourcing Operations
Reports To: VP, Sourcing Operations
Supervises Direct Reports? No.
Work Location: Fort Myers, FL
Format: Onsite Freelance/Temp (40 hrs/week)
Relocation Support? No.

COMPANY OVERVIEW:
Our client got their start nearly thirty years ago as a small women's boutique offering an exclusive collection of women's apparel and accessories. Through the years they have continued to leverage elegant yet simple themes. Throughout the journey, their passion has always been to make women look and feel beautiful. Today, they operate more than 400 boutiques and over 45 outlets across the U.S., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. This distinctive women's apparel company lives and breathes fashion, and takes great pride in the personal development and guidance of their associates to be the best they can be. They are currently seeking a Sample Room Manager.

Position Objective:
Lead and direct the brand¿s Sample Room staff through all associated activities. Manage all schedules and priorities in order to deliver aesthetically appropriate concept samples.

Functional Responsibilities:
-Manage and lead the sample room team.
-Maintain the sample room in a clean, organized, and professional manner.
-Work with the Design team to identify, prioritize, and schedule the development and completion of identified concept samples.
-Maintain compliance for equipment maintenance schedules.
-Maintain real time awareness of and be able to report on progress of all deliverables.
-Maintain accountability for all fabrics, trims, and sundry inventories.
-Maintain complete records of all samples and sample room activities.
-Partner with TD and other CFTs when required.
-Report monthly expenditures inclusive of but not limited to hours worked by team members, utilization of materials and supplies, requests for replenishment, and all deliverables.

Competencies:
-Problem Solving
-Dealing with Ambiguity
-Creativity
-Informing
-Conflict Management
-Drive for Results
-Organizational Agility
-Presentation Skills
-Customer Focus
-Building Effective Teams



Qualifications:
-Extensive experience in Apparel sample making
-Extensive experience in all aspects of apparel fabrication and assembly
-Ability to operate all apparel manufacturing tools and machinery
-Complete knowledge of and ability to work with computerized pattern making equipment
-Complete understanding of fit, balance, and aesthetic goals of the brand
-Excellent organizational and communication skills
-Proven ability to lead and manage multinational apparel teams

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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