Leather Tooler Job Description Sample
Tooler Room Machinist
Operate a variety of manual and CNC machine tools to process raw materials into tooling components which will support all welding and fabricating operations throughout the facility. Program, setup, and make adjustments to CNC milling and CNC turning machinery to produce high quality parts. Actively participate in team activities. Be available to support immediate production needs if called upon.
Have a fundamental understanding of machining process cycle time to provide estimated completion dates and manage daily workload. Effectively manage all CNC programs and historical information on a network database. Performs designated maintenance functions; assumes ownership for quality of machined parts; participates in training; maintains housekeeping and safety standards.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintain plant tooling/fixtures per plant needs.
Fabricate new tooling/fixtures per engineering designs.
Follow a maintenance schedule for tooling/fixtures per preventative maintenance program.
Maintain safe work conditions and participate in 5S activities.
Compliance with all company regulations, procedures and policies.
Be able to troubleshoot equipment if necessary and contact support for technical assistance.
Teamwork and participation within department.
Communicate and participate in timely preventative maintenance.
Provide training and share knowledge with co-workers as necessary.
Assist in decision process for future equipment upgrades, purchases and tooling needs.
Report all machining/maintenance issues promptly.
Participate with teams to create continuous improvement efforts and procedures.
Follow all company rules, procedures and policies.
Must be self-motivated and self-directed.
Work overtime and shift changes as required to support plant needs
Support maintenance as necessary
MAJOR WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:
Business Unit Supervisors, Production Workers, Quality Control Individuals, Maintenance Workers, CI Engineers.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
Education: High School Diploma or GED. Technical School Certification Machining required. Technical School Degree - Machining preferred.
Well developed written and oral communications. Must be able to communicate complex issues clearly.
Ability to read/interpret blueprints, prefer ability to weld, ability to set up, program and operate CNC machine centers and other equipment. Understanding basic speed and feed calculations.
Microsoft Office skills. Must be able to access data bases and retrieve files.
Ability to perform algebraic and trigonometric calculations, metric conversions.
Reasoning Ability: Must have logical and mathematical reasoning. Must be able to identify equipment issues, analyze the root cause, and develop a repair plan.
Physical Demands: Ability to lift 50 lbs, ability to reach, bend and twist. Must be able to stand for long periods.
Work Environment: Lean Manufacturing facility with noise areas and varying temperatures.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Douglas Dynamics, LLC does not discriminate against qualified applicants in hiring or promoting employees because of race, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.
Coordinator, Product Development, Women's Leather Goods
Title: Coordinator, Product Development, Women's Leather Goods
Coach was founded in 1941 as a family-run workshop, and today is a leading New York design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle collections. We attribute the prominence of the Coach brand to the unique combination of our original American attitude and design, our heritage of fine leather goods and custom fabrics, our superior product quality, and our commitment to the customer experience.
At Coach, we bring together strong, collaborative people in a culture of mutual respect, support, accountability, and passion for the brand and product. Our goal is to offer an inspirational and modern workplace that allows for exceptional talent to thrive.
Primary Purpose: Supports the development process encompassing sample management activities: achieving design aesthetic, quality standards, margin goals, and timelines.
The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in Product Development to...
Acts as a knowledge sharing hub/conduit for information and supports Manager in communication of development with cross-functional partners (Product Development, Design, Merchandising, Materials, Production, Sample Room, and overseas' teams).
Partners with Materials Management teams to procure sampling materials for all development milestones.
Creates and sends development packages to overseas partners and sample facilities.
Creates and maintains material and hardware matrices.
Reviews prototype samples with a focus on product execution, consistency of details and an understanding of Design's aesthetic intent for product approval.
Supports approvals and resolution of pending materials to meet matrix validation deadlines.
Supports the initiation and management of Production Revision Notices with Production team.
Reviews and validates cost sheets from development to production.
Travel as needed.
The accomplished individual will possess...
3 years' experience in product development
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Strong sense of teamwork and ability to multitask
Strong analytical and decision making skills
Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
An outstanding professional will have...
Ability to interact with others and resolveissues within various levels of the organization
Must be able to perform efficiently in a high pressure, fast paced environment
Coach is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant's or employee's qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. Visit Coach atwww.coach.com. #LI-MH1
Req ID: 38883
Job Segment: Merchandising, Supply, Supply Chain, Retail, Operations
Quality Assurance Manager - Shoes & Leather (M/W)
YOU ARE READY TO MAKE AN IMPACT
At zLabels we create fashion brands for the digital age, such as mint&berry, Even&Odd, Zign and Kiomi. Our data-driven way of doing business means that every decision made is backed up by consumer behaviors and translate directly into relevant product selections. Developed for the digital market from day one, we're confident navigating the changing retail landscape and take pride in being always fast, always fresh.
YOU ARE SETTING STANDARDS
Responsibility. You will be responsible in updating quality standards and implementing quality requirements into processes for brands, laboratories and throughout the Supply-chain for own CGs.
Ownership. You will have ownership in an area of central connection for Material Risk assessment. You will maintain collaboration with brands and be the 'Go-to-Person' for problem solving and preventive actions.
Execution. You will support on strategic concepts and initiatives by using reporting; creating project plan and timeline; executing and leading the projects till to completion. You will furthermore understand and critically evaluate KPIs, forecasts and targets.
You will evaluate the outcome of the nominated Styles & Materials to ensure quality prevention, and provide multiple solutions to the Brands for commercial decisions.
Team Up. You will have close cooperation with the Operations and Product Teams, and suppliers.
You will handle the topic of preview collection to target prevention focus, reduction of risk of returns alongside with customer complaints and optimize QC processes.
You will share and develop knowledge of specific expertise to grow your own team internally.
Stakeholders. You will have close cooperation with QM, Operations, Product Teams and suppliers.
You will align on overlapping processes with QC. You will be responsible for initiating and executing projects to support QM improvement, preparation for manuals/guidelines and OKRs.
Decision Quality. You will have the ability to make decisions within stakeholders' level of responsibility in mind, making sure to coordinate bigger decisions and projects with Senior Managers/Team Leads.
YOU ARE SKILLED
Experience. 3-6 years of relevant experience in Shoe / Leather industry, i.e. Quality management, Product development or Factory.
Expertise. You have very good knowledge in processing of shoes and accessories with expertise on materials, workmanship, finishing and more. Furthermore you have the ability to troubleshoot the materials issues.
You also have a strong knowledge about product compliance with the requirements of quality assurance.
Drive for Results. You have strong analytical, strategic and problem solving skills with the declared intention to drive prevention focus. You are also able to run projects from beginning to end.
Support. You have great skills and assertive in supporting brands in providing commercial solutions with a prevention focus.
Change. You have the ability to cope with a rapidly changing environment, combined with a resourceful & problem-solving mindset.
Communication. You have a very good level of commercial understanding and great communication skills in written and spoken in English.
Software. You possess knowledge of software applications in project management, word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentations (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
YOU ARE OFFERED
Culture. A workplace where trust, empowerment and feedback are valued; positive, inspiring working atmosphere.
Perks. Competitive salary; great shopping discount on a wide range of products; discounts from external partners; office in the heart of Berlin; public transport discounts; relocation assistance for internationals; municipality services; flexible working times; family service and parent & child rooms*; additional holidays and volunteering time off; diverse sports and health offerings*. (*Depending on location)
Development. Mentoring; personal branding support focused on leadership; diverse career opportunities.
Peers. International and accomplished experts.
WANT TO JOIN US? THEN GO AHEAD AND APPLY!
Want to join us? Then go ahead and apply!
If you need guidance or have any questions about our hiring process, please contact our recruiters Manuel da Silva.
"We celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need."
Global Leather Systems Manager (262986)
This position will provide single point global responsibility for Leather Division launch systems and processes, including all processes currently in place and those planned for future deployment. The individual will be the primary representative for the global launch team as we maintain and continuously improve the leather LPMP within the Lear-common Profile system. The individual will be responsible to maintain launch databases, standard work documents, and regional launch training, as well as assessing and managing global staffing requirements to support all mentioned activities. The individual will continuously assess region-specific tools for global deployment with the goal of establishing and maintaining global common best practices for all leather launch systems and processes.
Project & Launch Management Project Support
Maintenance and improvement of leather program management and launch systems. This role represents the launch team requirements and also serves as one of the stakeholders for how the system will be laid out, operated, maintained, and improved.
This role assumes leadership of global training of the system and making sure all training documents are developed and maintained.
Ensure timely project initiation and program kickoff
Ensure all new program awards are documented by the sales team, then assigned to a manufacturing region and given to the launch team to execute.
Profile system continuity
Owner of the leather LPMP process and primary interface to Lear Profile team.
Responsible for update and system improvements.
Global training for Launch and program team new hires or when a process changes.
Map tooling order process to Profile.
Global Profile Super User
Global process owner of the leather LPMP in the Lear Profile system.
Corporate subject matter expert of the Profile system.
Regional Super Users are dotted-line responsibility.
Responsible for integration of APQP phases and gates and deliverables into the Profile system.
Responsible for management of master data base.
Responsible for management of master templates.
Responsible for management of global training program.
TS Audit support
Support program teams and plants for quality audits. Ensure proper processes are being complete and the required documents are being completed and properly stored.
Management of launch reporting
Coordinates and prepares regional monthly reports.
Leads, coordinates, and prepares R4G reporting.
Creates custom reports as required.
Coordinates and prepares NA monthly launch review.
Develop a global process to support an upfront and early focus on launch readiness.
Key interface between LDO ops and commercial teams
Participates in all NA APQP meetings to provide first line escalation
Monitors and provides guidance/remedial training for all processes shared between operations and program management in all regions.
Manages global Change Request/Change Notice engineering change process.
Ensures closure of gates and completion of MGR reports for all programs, all regions.
Support launch teams with Launch Readiness Reviews as required.
Coordinates quarterly Lunch and Learn training sessions.
Primary interface between product development and launch
Works directly with PD regional leadership to address launch concerns and process issues (red folder/green folder).
Maintain a finished hide transfer process workflow in Profile.
Manager - Product Development Leather Management - RTW
Coach is a leading design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle collections, with a long-standing reputation built on quality craftsmanship. Defined by a free-spirited, all-American attitude, the brand approaches design with a modern vision, reimagining luxury for today with an authenticity and innovation that is uniquely Coach. All over the world, the Coach name is synonymous with effortless New York style.
A member of the Tapestry family, we are part of a global house of brands that has unwavering optimism and is committed to being innovative and wholly inclusive.
An individual contributor responsible for the product development process for RTW Leather from initial design concept to commercialization. Responsible for the production of leather samples and bulk. Critical partner to cross functional partners.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Understanding the fundamentals of RTW leather (leather characteristics, end use)
Assist in the sourcing of Leather for RTW
Assist in running leather meetings with cross functional partners
Day to day point person for cross functional partners
Board creation and upkeep
Package opening and maintaining leather storage areas
Ownership of color Dip approval process
Ownership of Article master distribution and archive
Create Test requests for leather, follow up and review results
Communicate findings with tanneries
Follow up on bulk testing with tanneries
Create waivers for leather
Work with PD on compatibility as well as send for testing
- 7+ years experience in product development / Fashion industry
Ability to work in a collaborative team environment and communicate cross-functionally with all levels of the organization
Attention to detail
Self-motivated with a strong sense of urgency
Strong, communication, negotiation, and influencing skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills for building working relationships within teams
Strong time management and organizational skills to establish priorities and meet specific timelines.
Ability to proactively trouble shoot and problem solve.
Advanced computer skills
Coach is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant's or employee's qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. Visit Coach at www.coach.com.
Req ID: 36911
Job Segment: Supply Chain Manager, Supply, Supply Chain, Operations
Group Director, Leather Goods
Position Title: Group Director, Leather Goods
Position Description: The Leather Goods Buyer is responsible for establishing merchandising strategies and developing unique assortments for all US boutiques in accordance with these local & global strategies. This position will be responsible for boutique sales plans, full open to buy ownership and inventory analysis. Ability to manage and inspire a small team.
Develop and mentor Assistant Buyer
Set seasonal merchandising strategy and develop unique assortment for all US boutiques in alignment with company vision
Protect and grow the business with a focus on new client acquisition & cross shop initiatives
Full open to buy accountability
Analyze business trends on a weekly & monthly basis, proactively monitoring sales and inventory
In-season inventory management: balance stock via transfers, allocations and consolidations
Partner internally to communicate seasonal strategies and highlight key products to ensure alignment from visual merchandising, public relations, events and marketing perspectives
Collaborate with Retail Planner on boutique sales plans by month, by category
Partner closely with all product category leads across the Retail Merchandising and Multi-Brand Retail teams
Deepen understanding of local market needs by eliciting feedback through consistent communication with boutiques
Foster relationships with global counterparts. Regularly provide both qualitative and quantitative feedback from US boutiques
Participate in in-store activities and events to build and enhance direct client relationships
Partner with Education team to support Boutique teams on training and development
Ideally 8-10+ years of experience in retail merchandising and luxury
Desire to mentor direct report(s)
Advanced analytical + excel skills
Innate curiosity, strong instinct and intuition
Commercial awareness and high taste level
Ability to create and foster strong relationships/ partnerships (internally & externally)
Strong communication skills
Passionate about retail
Service Mentality and mindset
Attending the buy in Paris 6x annually & regular travel to US boutiques
Education: BA required, MBA a plus
Chanel, Inc. and its U.S. affiliates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Associate Buyer, Handbags & Small Leather Goods
About UsTory Burch is an American lifestyle brand that embodies the personal style and sensibility of its Chairman, CEO and Designer, Tory Burch. The collection, known for color, print and eclectic details, includes ready-to-wear, shoes, handbags, accessories, home and beauty. Art, music, travel, interiors and the designer's own stylish parents are inspirations for the collection. Our company launched in February 2004 with a single boutique on what was then a remote street in downtown Manhattan. Today, we are a global brand with a presence in more than 50 countries, but in many ways we are only just beginning. There is so much we want to do! Brand integrity, global inspiration and beautiful products are integral to who we are as a company and what we have accomplished to date. Our incredible team is an equally important part of the equation. We believe that each of our employees play a vital role in our continuing efforts to grow and evolve. Overview
As the Associate Buyer for Tory Burch Retail Outlet North America, you will support and execute on the buying process for the Handbags and Small Leather Goods categories. This role will work hand in hand with the Merchandise Manager to successfully develop and drive seasonal business strategies.
Model behavior that reflects the company values
Partners with others regarding decisions on assortments, business, etc, to gain support and consensus
Address challenges on a professional level
Approaches work with a positive & go-getter attitude
Product & Assortment Planning
Build Made-For-Outlet Handbag and Small Leather Goods assortments; provide prepared ideas on editing process based off hindsights
Maintain the buy plans & line sheets to ensure accuracy, act as the point person for the rest of the team
Partner with planning on the determination of receipt plans, margin and IMU goals, and flow strategies to drive assortment execution
Review with planning the analysis of business by style, delivery and category to understand prior performance and develop future goals
Run weekly sales reports and analyze product performance highlighting key takeaways and learnings
Gain a strong understanding of the Tory Burch customer: visit stores monthly, review new deliveries, and communicate learnings back to team.
Maintain working knowledge of Outlook, Excel, Word, SAP, Microstrategy ,EPICOR, IPT & PDM
Drive, execute and initiate on in season strategies (markdowns, promotions, etc)
Markdown management via pricing decision & systemic execution
Project receipts and maintain purchase order log, communicating out delivery dates and on-order tracking
Participate in hindsighting and line plan development.
Respond to store requests and inquiries.
Participate in visual process for stores.
Review historical performance at the category and key item level.
Competitive knowledge: competitive shop, read relevant publications to keep on top of trends.
Cross Functional Collaboration
Build cross-functional team relationships (Planning, Merchandising, Production, Visual, Stores); adopt a collaborative style.
Partner with Planning and Allocation on the following processes: assortment planning, OTB, in season strategies and allocations to maximize inventory performance
Work cross functionally with Stores, Marketing, Web, Visual and Operations, to ensure they have the tools to understand and support the assortment strategy.
Strategic Thinking and Financial Acumen
Proficient in retail math
Participate in open to buy forecasting process with receipt log and business shifts
Manage purchase order process. Maintain accurate ship/cancel dates and on order spreadsheets. Partner with team to discuss any issues.
Analyze the business weekly, recapping divisions' business to cross-functional team and reporting out on key trends
Knowledge of the competition and retail market
- Undergraduate degree (business or fashion related discipline a plus)
- 3-5 years of retail buying experience in a luxury or service driven environment
Sales Manager - Artificial Leather Fashion
Sales Manager - Artificial Leather Fashion
Continental – Winchester, Virginia has a great career opportunity for an Artificial Leather Sales Manager to be located in the Northeast and Midwest market locations. This is a high profile sales position that requires a commitment to the successful achievement of targeted objectives.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Full responsibility of the sales targets of dedicated sales area of interior artificial leather materials
Meeting targeted profits of dedicated sales for artificial leather
Customer payment overviews, reduction of customer credit days and achieving maximum sales yields for existing customers
Development of new customers and programs to accelerate sales and profit goals
Full understanding of the market including size, potential, customers and the customer decision making process, dynamics, trends, pricing and restrictions
Minimum of 3 years in a similar role (upholstery, textile, artificial leather markets)
Bachelor's degree preferred an equivalent combination of education and experience
Commercial or technical education
50% travel time
Personal drive for success
Understanding of sales tools
EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, disability,
With sales of €40.5 billion in 2016, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 230.000 employees in 56 countries. As a division in the Continental Corporation, ContiTech is one of the world's leading industrial specialists. Its customers can be found in key industries such as machine and plant engineering, mining, the agricultural industry, and the automotive industry. With around 46,000 employees in 44 countries, the company uses its development and material expertise for products and systems made of rubber, polyamide, metal, textile, and electronic components to combine these with individual services. ContiTech also offers functional and design-oriented living solutions and is always searching for customer-friendly and environmentally-friendly answers – going well and truly beyond its roots as a producer of rubber products. With sales of approximately €5.5 billion (2016), this international technology partner is active with core branches in Europe, Asia, North and South America.
Sales Representative - Edelman Leather (1314-056)
Knoll is a constellation of design-driven brands and people, working together with our clients to create inspired modern interiors. Since 1938, we've been thinking about how people interact with their environments, and how their environments impact what they do. Our strength in office systems, seating, furniture, textiles, leather, architectural accessories allows us to compose integrated solutions from products and services that naturally work together.
To learn more, visit www.knoll.com
High execution, front-line outside sales position for Edelman Leather, a globally recognized brand, and a Knoll specialty business. This role is responsible for driving and managing territory opportunities by calling on Architectural and Design firms, Hospitality Groups and Purchasing Agents, Private Aviation accounts, and Commercial Furniture Dealers. Must work diligently to win or convert specifications to Edelman Leather products. Developing, nurturing and strengthening relationships within the assigned territory. Also, this position will work closely with Edelman Leather's management team, its showroom manager, and customer service representatives. It is also essential to be currently active within the A&D community. Leather experience a plus but will consider other product-focused sales experience including furniture or textiles.
Deal Maker that asks for the business and establishes a deep understanding of the Edelman customer, their specifications, and related issues
Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of the history of Edelman, and its products
Identify and develop qualified sales leads, while establishing a continuous pipeline of business
Manage all sales and order procedures including scheduling, presentation, quoting, order/sample
Passion for leather, with broad exposure and understanding of leather industry vertical markets and navigating decision makers within these markets
Strategic in approach and working with multiple influencers inside and outside organizations
Attend trade shows as requested
Ensure efficient product tracking for timely shipment and delivery
Provide a single point of contact for Edelman questions, answers, and project updates
Develop and maintain procedures for all operational points of sale
Strengthen Edelman Leather brand within Architectural &Design firms
Drive specifications within Architectural &Design firms and be the point of contact
Ensure seamless Architectural &Design coverage with distribution across assigned region/market
Drive business development within assigned region/markets - monitor and track opportunities
Provide timely accurate reporting as required by the leadership team
May require overnight travel to potential and existing clients
BS or BA degree or equivalent experience
3 to 5 years' sales experience within the Architectural & Design market
Contract Sales Experience
Proven B to B sales track record
Proficient working knowledge of the Salesforce CRM tool and the Microsoft platform
Must have organizational and problem solving skills as well as the ability to collaborate and negotiate
Demonstrate high level of integrity and business ethics
Results oriented, able to set and achieve goals for self
Will provide outstanding customer service
Ability to prioritize and follow-up
Communicates effectively with all levels, in both written and verbal form
Assistant Manager - Wilsons Leather (3172)
They take pride in delivering superior customer service and inspire associates to excel by being an exceptional role model.
Our Assistant Managers understand that the way the store looks is essential to drawing customers into our stores. They ensure that the store is clean, well organized, and meets our visual merchandising standards.
We have an immediate opening for an Assistant Manager at the Tanger Outlet - Pittsburgh (Washington, PA) location.
Meet personal sales goals and motivate others to drive store sales performance.
Provide exemplary customer service and ensure that others follow suit.
Maximize profitability through excellent customer service. Promote a positive customer experience by keeping all customer areas clean and present merchandise according to company merchandising standards.
Assist in the development of a sales-focused store sales staff. Ensure that new associates are thoroughly trained and oriented to company standards.
Monitor associate success and coach associates to help them achieve company expectations. Contribute to a positive team environment in the store. Recognize associate successes and help boost store morale.
Provide direction to associates to ensure floor coverage and completion of daily tasks. Job
Two + years of successful specialty retail experience in leadership role and High School diploma. (Post-Secondary education encouraged, retail management degree a plus.)
Excellent interpersonal communication skills, promoting effective sales and customer relations.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
Demonstrated leadership skills and qualities.Email this job
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