Trim Developer

Indianapolis | United States | Production

Purpose:   Selects, develops, and implements licensed trims for apparel products that adhere to guidelines of price, sourcing policy, timelines, marketing concepts, and quality standards as set by adidas.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates the internal and external development and selection process
  • Builds and maintains a close relationship with Design, Garment Development, Materials Procurement, Product Management and Suppliers to monitor the development process to ensure products meet adidas quality standards and design intent.
  • Ensures that all selected trims are tested and approved by adidas quality assurance department prior to production launch
  • Follows up and maintains databases with regards to accessory qualities and maintains and updates RMS (adidas database) for all trims. 
  • Sets up and maintains a trim library
  • Ensures all relevant developments and data are distributed to the respective parties within the timelines in Licensed calendar

 Key Relationships: 

  • Product Development
  • Design
  • Marketing
  • Material Procurement
  • Material Suppliers
  • Material Quality

 Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate and to lead discussions in small and larger groups,
  • Strong team player with the ability to work with diverse groups of people in a productive manner.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Advanced computer skills including the MS Office suite and the ability to quickly learn and use internal systems/software.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple completing projects under a deadline.
  • Ability to work on a team or independently
  • Proven skill at problem solving and continual innovation. 
  • Ability to travel, domestically as required.

 Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Associate degree with coursework in apparel and/or textiles desired.
  • Equivalent combination of education and/or experience considered in place of degree.
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The Facts

Jobtitle Trim Developer
Team Production
Brand adidas
Location Indianapolis
Country United States
Number 195821
Position Type Full time
Date May-10, 2019
Relocation no

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