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Tommy John Trim Associate in New York, New York

Tommy John is a comfort-focused lifestyle brand committed to solving the problem people have with their clothing. Most well-known for reimagining the fabric, fit and function of underwear and undershirts, Tommy John has spent the past decade making the online and in-store shopping experience more comfortable. We were featured on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, CBS This Morning, New York Times, Esquire, GQ, Golf Digest, Fortune, Fast Company, CNBC, and Business Insider?s list of ?Top 51 Companies That Are Changing the Way We Shop?. We are constantly on a mission to add smart, innovative and fun loving team members, and are looking for a Trim Associate to come join our New York based headquarters.

Reporting to a Senior Product Developer this role will support the Product Development team to oversee development and production for all trims inclusive of hardware, zippers, buttons, soft trims, heat seals, labels/hangtags for Tommy John underwear and apparel. The ideal candidate will successfully drive the development and approval of trims through concept to production.

Responsibilities:

  • Research, source and develop new seasonal trims with suppliers that adhere closely to design direction

  • Monitor and adhere to all calendar deadlines; create and own trim specific deliverables when necessary

  • Maintain daily communication with suppliers and cross functional teams to meet calendar deadlines

  • Maintain product integrity by standardizing packing and labeling guidelines structure in order to meet with company?s reputation for garment production

  • Communicate clearly with design team, product development and overseas suppliers on various trim details

  • Manage, analyze, update and review daily/weekly WIPs for development

  • Create testing standards for all trim used by Tommy John; ensure all trims meet these quality and testing standards

  • Build and maintain a trim library in order to have references

  • Negotiate prices and lead times for both sample and bulk trims

  • Work closely with raw material and product development teams to resolve potential issues prior to sampling and production

  • Manage sampling inventory and factory communication to ensure timely delivery

  • Responsible for setting up all trims in Centric PLM system

  • Demonstrate attention to detail and high level of accuracy when proof reading of trim details and techpacks

  • Problem solving and ability to initiate and implement change when needed

  • Ability to maintain multiple charts in Excel daily with cross functional teams and vendors

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline or relevant experience

  • 1-2 yrs of work experience in development of trims/labels for a fashion brand/retail brand

  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, specifically in Excel

  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment and constantly meet deadline demands

  • Detailed oriented, organized & excellent communicator

  • Excellent analytical skills, detail oriented, quick and timely in approach to work goals

Some awesome parts of working at Tommy John:

  • Benefits - Medical, Vision, Dental

  • Medical covered 100% for employees

  • Tommy John Employee Discount

  • Bi-Weekly Culture Calendar events

  • Flexibility

  • Tons of Snacks

  • Countless Happy Hours

  • Great work environment

But, don't just take our word for it. Check out #WorkAtTommyJohn on Instagram for a behind the scenes look!

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