Specialist, Raw Material/Trim

Job Locations CN-Guangzhou
Business Group
Kid's and Character Group

About Us


Centric Brands is a leading lifestyle brand collective that designs, sources, markets and sells high quality products in multiple segments, including women’s, men’s and kid’s apparel, accessories, entertainment and beauty. Centric Brands is focused on our customers and our brands that will drive the company’s future growth. We are defined by innovation as we seize new opportunities and thrive in an environment informed by creativity and thinking that is both analytical and outside the box. Centric Brands reflects a team built on respect, for others and for the hard work it takes to achieve our goals and build our bright future together.

Specific Responsibilities Would Include

Overall Responsibilities

*Trim development and design support
-Research market trend of trim material update and innovations and present to NYO
-Support NYO on trim sketch drawing or creating trim tech pack
-Source trim supplier options with the best possible quality and competitive prices
-Support execution of trim supplier strategy and order allocation
-Follow up with trim suppliers on trim sample development
-Proceed trim costing and price negotiation as per the instruction from manager and NYO.
-Review and pre-comment on lab dips before sending to the NY team for approval and follow up on NYO comments.
-Communicate and follow up with trim suppliers regarding status of sample yard age development to ensure samples done in the right quality and delivered on time to finished goods vendor
-Work with Apparel/Accessory merchandising team closely and provide open and update information sharing of trim development and production
-Manage sample yardages color and quality approval based on the color and quality standard set by NYO.
-Organize and maintain filing of master material cuttings and swatches
-Problem shooting and solving whenever there is any development call out or MOQ and upcharge issues.
-Manage follow up on all required trim testing are done and met Centric requirement during development stage.


*Trim production follow up
-Approve bulk quality and colors, communicate and follow up with suppliers for any necessary corrections.
-Follow up on material production work in progress (WIP).
-File bulk trim keep sample and provide needed set to merchandising team.
-Review customer protocols for compliance and test requirements.
-Ensure all required bulk trim testing are done and met Centric requirements before bulk trim shipped to finished goods vendor.




Our Best Fit Candidate Would Have

Ability Requirements
-Higher education graduates, Knowledgeable in trim or raw material technology is preferred
-Expertise in trim market trend and technical development is desired.
-Proficient in working with business network systems and capable of effectively utilizing them.
-Well-organized individual with attention to detail and a proactive approach to follow-up.
-Proactive thinking and effective communication skills are essential.
-Capable of working independently and handling work under pressure.
-Ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines.
-Proficiency in Microsoft Office and basic computer skills are required.
-Knowledge and experience of using Photoshop and Adobe would be a plus.
-Should be a team player with a cooperative outlook.


Competency Requirements (if applicable)


Behavioral Competencies:
*Detail oriented
*A strong sense of responsibility


Language Proficiency:
*Good English communication skills, both written and oral


Specific Working Conditions

*Travel if required



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