Career Opportunity

Raw Materials Assistant, Polo Women's

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Manufacturing & Sourcing


New York


New York


United States

Pay Range: The pay range for this job  is $24.04 - $42.79 per hour; actual pay is dependent on experience and geographic location. 

Benefits: Base pay is only one part of our employee value proposition, which includes a robust benefits package, above-market time off, flexible working arrangements, incentive compensation, where applicable, and varied learning opportunities.

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Company Description

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands.

At Ralph Lauren, we unite and inspire the communities within our company as well as those in which we serve by amplifying voices and perspectives to create a culture of belonging, ensuring inclusion, and fairness for all. We foster a culture of inclusion through: Talent, Education & Communication, Employee Groups and Celebration.

Position Overview

The Raw Materials Assistant will partner with Design, Merchandising, and Technical Design, as well as overseas Sourcing Offices, Mills and Factories to ensure the raw material integrity of product from sample to bulk production. Support the research, development and execution of raw materials for the brand to create best overall value in terms of product, price, lead-time and quality.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

-Assist Fabric Lead in sourcing, developing, and tracking woven raw materials

-Create, input and update raw materials in PLM, Airtable and Excel charts

-Partner with Fabric Lead to optimize raw material costs and leadtimes

-Work closely with QA to ensure materials pass testing

-Assist in building a physical and digital fabric library

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

-Agile, nimble and solution oriented

-Strong communication and cross-functional team collaboration skills

-Strong organizational skills with detailed attention to product information

-Actively displays curiosity, a desire to learn and grow, and an innovative mind-set

-Strong computer skills; Excel, Outlook, PLM, Adobe XD, Airtable

Ralph Lauren will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance laws.