Materials Associate, Footwear

Tory Burch
New York, NY, USA
Posted 20 hours ago
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion
We are

an American luxury brand known for beautiful, timeless pieces and rich storytelling that evokes optimism and joy. Tory is a fashion designer who draws inspiration from her parents’ effortless style, the worlds of travel, art and interiors, and women globally. The collections include ready-to-wear, handbags, footwear, accessories, jewelry, home and beauty. Empowering women is the company’s guiding principle, underpinning the design philosophy and company culture, and driving the work of the Tory Burch Foundation.

You areseeking a work environment where people are encouraged to dream, explore, discover and, as important, laugh together. If you’re prepared to work hard, create impact, and have fun while doing it, we would love to have you join #TeamTory. Apply today!

Life @ToryBurch is Special Because:

When you join us, you’re joining a global, purpose-led company on an exciting growth journey with an amazing culture and great benefits.

  • Our culture is welcoming and inclusive -- everyone is empowered to make a difference.
  • We have the best team in the world and believe in paying competitively and rewarding for high performance.
  • Your overall well-being is important to us; we offer generous benefits to help you take care of your mental and physical health, create financial security, and achieve wellness in all areas of your life.
  • We love seeing our employees wear our beautiful collections. You’ll receive a generous employee discount and access to exclusive sample sales.
  • We are invested in your professional growth – you’ll have access to free executive coaching on-demand.
  • We believe in the importance of giving back and you’ll have many opportunities to do just that through the Tory Burch Foundation and paid volunteer days.

This Role Is Tailor-Made For You Because

You have expertise in leather management and enjoy working with suppliers. You are detail-oriented and highly organized. Mostly, you are excited to be a part of a dynamic, creative environment where you will collaborate with Design, Product Development, and Raw Materials teams across NY, China, and Brazil.

A Day In The Life

A typical day could include:

  • Coordinate supplier appointments in tandem with the calendar
  • Collaborate with design to maintain updated, seasonal color palette
  • Supervise assistant in color development and approval process
  • Creating and naming colors in PLM
  • Create accurate, detailed leather material records in PLM
  • Inform factories of leather allocation, for pulling for samples and protos
  • SMS deadline management, tracking and status reporting to internal partners. Problem solve pre-payment, shipping and receiving issues in coordination with country offices and suppliers.

To Land This Role

  • BS/BA/BFA degree
  • 3 years related leather management experience
  • Strong collaborative, organizational, and interpersonal skills

How We Work Together

Why You'll Want to Join Our Team:

  • Adaptable – We change before we have to
  • Entrepreneurial – We own it
  • Collaborative – There’s no “I” in Tory
  • Client & Brand Focused – We put ourselves in Tory’s shoes
  • Live the Values – We show up for each other
  • Functional Expertise – We’re constantly learning and growing

#TeamTory Values

We show up with honesty & kindness, act with integrity & compassion, work with passion & humility and lead with excellence & humor.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Tory Burch LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) or sexual orientation, gender expression, military status, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, disability or membership in any other protected class under applicable law. Likewise, we will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Ordinance No. 184652. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.

Disability Accommodation

Tory Burch is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you require assistance or an accommodation with the hiring process, please contact [email protected]

NYC COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Tory Burch requires new hires employed in New York City to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 per the order of the Commissioner of Health and Mental Hygiene to Require COVID19 Vaccination in the Workplace. Tory Burch provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons).

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