Career Opportunity

Assistant Manager, Raw Material & 3D Studio

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Manufacturing & Sourcing


New York


New York


United States

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, and Club Monaco, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands.

Position Overview

Assist in curating all aspects of the research, development and presentations for performance, woolen, and tailoring “heritage” fabrications.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

    • Use your talent and skill to execute products in keeping with the Ralph Lauren   aesthetic and sustainable goals.

    • Ensure all key and Heritage fabrics are housed within the digital library as developed.

    • Facilitate R&D to mitigate issues related to fabric development and proactively seek creative solutions.

    • Systematically track all studio developments.

    • Ensure all adopted fabrics showcased within the studio meet RL compliance and testing standards.

    • Foster good working relationships with Mills and Vendors, Drive clear concise communications with excellent records.

    • Ability to attend meetings, compile accurate notes and recap post meeting.

    • Assist in curating market and trend information and communicate to partners.

    • Facilitate studio pop ups for cross functional teams both physically and digitally.
    • Help to facilitate counter developments on all platformed and key materials in multiple countries to enable maximum sourcing flexibility.
    • Assist and manage all aspects of daily operation of the Raw Materials studio

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

  • Degree qualified in Fashion Textile
  • Technical knowledge of woven fabrics
  • Strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills with extremely detailed attention to products. 
  • Ability to communicate and interact with all cross functional teams.
  • PLM experience
  • Strong general computer skills. Excel , Teams, PowerPoint are essential.
  • Adobe Creative suite, 3D Design software used to create 3D enabled fabrics, preferred
  • Demonstrates flexibility in meeting unexpected and/or planned work fluctuations
  • Ability to walk long distances, ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to bend and lift boxes weighing up 15-25 lbs.
  • Ability to climb a ladder

Assistant Manager, Raw Material & 3D Studio