Raw Materials Developer
Nordstrom
Seattle, WA
A day in the life…

The ideal raw material developer is motivated, results oriented and committed to providing outstanding customer service every day.

Support the business by sourcing, developing and presenting core and seasonal raw materials appropriate to brand requirements including; meeting target margins by brand, on-time delivery and quality
Interpret fashion trends and provide seasonal raw material options to support the NPG strategies
Create and update raw materials forecast, bulk commitments and tracking performance throughout the product development lifecycle for annual and seasonal raw materials
Responsible for integrity of raw material data and accuracy in systems and reports
Plan, facilitate and/or execute projects, including owning entire programs for specific mills/manufactures across NPG that will improve cost, quality, styling/development and mark up
Educate raw material supplier on brand expectations and Nordstrom Product Specifications standards
Partner with design directors and leaders to ensure alignment on priorities and direction
You own this if you have…

Bachelor's degree in Apparel / Textile Design
Minimum of 3 years experience in apparel textile industry
PLM experience preferred
Strong organization and time management skills
Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
Proficiency in MS Office suite
Clear and effective written and verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills
We’ve got you covered…

Our employees are our most important asset and that’s reflected in our benefits. Nordstrom is proud to offer a variety of benefits to support employees and their families, including:

Health
Retirement
Time Off
Merchandise Discount
Lifework / EAP resources
A few more important points...

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