Newell Brands Sample Technician, Soft Goods in Exton, Pennsylvania
TITLE: Sample Technician – Soft Goods
LOCATION: Exton, PA
REPORTS TO: Manager Soft Goods Samples
The Sample Technician – Soft Goods will contribute to creation and delivery of first-class product samples for evaluation by our internal team and our customers. The Sample Technician – Soft Goods will be heavily involved in all aspects of Soft Goods sampling to create the next generation of products.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for the creation and delivery of Soft Good Samples.
Partner with the core design specialisms such as ID, Color & Trend, Fashion, Usability and Craftmanship.
Work collaboratively with Marketing, R&D and Supply Chain.
Utilize appropriate assembly and construction techniques for a sample, based on existing construction specification as indicated on a finished sample.
Identify opportunities for improvement.
Explain different characteristics of fabrics and fillers.
Correctly identify cut piece information on patters and understand the relationship between cut pieces and related specifications.
Supervise Others: No
Expected Travel: None
A High School Diploma, GED or equivalent.
A minimum of three years related experience in Industrial sewing.
Technical qualifications in design.
The ability to present in English.
The ability to sew prototypes with high accuracy, comfortable with high-complexity designs.
The ability to easily determine appropriate equipment to use for assembly methods for Soft Good samples.
A comfortability in using various types of industrial sewing machines for prototype assembly (single needle, buttonhole machine, binder, overlock, etc.).
Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL ) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Rawlings, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play .
Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.