Full Job Description
Headquartered in Southern California, Skechers has spent nearly 30 years helping men, women and kids everywhere look and feel good. Developing comfort technologies is at the foundation of all that we do—delivering stylish, innovative, and quality products at a reasonable price. From our diverse footwear offering to a growing range of apparel and accessories, Skechers is a complete lifestyle brand.
With international business representing over half of our total sales, we have product available in more than 170 countries and significant opportunities for continued expansion worldwide. We sell our collections direct to consumers through more than 4,000 Skechers stores around the globe and Skechers e-commerce sites, as well as through a network of third-party partners.
A MULTI-BILLION-DOLLAR GLOBAL LEADER IN THE FOOTWEAR INDUSTRY.
As the Associate Material & Color Specialist, you will be responsible for the coordination, review, and filing of labdip and material submits for all Apparel categories. You will partner closely with Design teams, Product Development teams, and Material team.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESULTS
Manage seasonal color library in PLM
Collaborate with Design team creating seasonal brand color palette by researching, organizing, ordering and distributing color swatches.
Manage trim, color and print reference standards library.
Use the Spectralight light box for all color reviews.
Experience using a Spectrometer is a plus.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams such as Design, Product Development, Production, etc.
Order, receive and maintain all color Pantones/Pantone Books.
Maintain approval and rejection records for all color submitted by mills and factories
Provide color support and comments in color approval process with design and sourcing
Maintain seasonal color reference library for lap dips, bulk swatches and the master color book.
Build and oversee the development and maintenance of the materials library.
Partner with overseas material team to ensure MB team has most up to date material swatches and costing in fabric library
Strong organizational skills and ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
Ability to multi-task under tight deadlines and a self-starter
Strong communication skills- verbally and written
High attention to detail and excellent follow through
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced work environment
Ability to work and communicate effectively in a team environment
Computer proficiency; Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook), PLM (Product Life Management) system.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE-
Minimum 3+ years’ experience in the Apparel Industry
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The skills, abilities and physical demands described are representative of those duties that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified for the job position, to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; sit, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel. The employee is occasionally required to sit for long period of times.