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Thursday, July 17, 2014

I think

this would be the perfect job for my friend Brenda, if it weren't in New York City. She has a degree in costuming, knows textiles well, and has worked in libraries and as a cataloguer. I'm definitely going to tell her about it, though. I'm including it here to remind myself, and also, someone else might be interested in it:

From: http://global.ralphlauren.com/en-us/about/pages/careers.aspx

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE: RL) is a leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances. For more than 44 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. Purpose/Scope: To support the Department with specific responsibilities related to the yarn library, mill cards and all departmental resources

  • Organize, maintain and responsible for departmental materials pertaining to yarn, color and garments
  • Manage yarn library catalogue through tracking, receiving and cataloguing all yarn and mill cards from external vendors
  • Manage the login and tracking of all yarns borrowed by departments with detailed accuracy
  • Main liaison with Concept and Archive teams to ensure garments are properly stored, tracked and returned to library and/or Design team
  • Maintain current color reference library for mills and compile historical reference books
  • Assist with entry of lap dip comments in system and file/copy information accordingly
  • Assist in packaging and coordinating delivery of yarn to external vendors (knitters/mills)
  • Communicate and follow up with external vendors regarding delivery of yarn, mill cards and swatches
  • Create color key references with chips identification to send to factories for production reference
  • Maintain and organize collection of garments, swatches, color standards and yarn cards
  • Coordinate and assist in seasonal organization and consolidation of departmental resources
  • Obtain all yarn prices, cards and inventories from external mills and update system information accordingly
  • College degree preferred
  • 1-3 years of related work or internship experience
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to details
  • Knowledge of yarn: sizes, mills and fibers
  • Knowledge of color
  • Computer Skills: Microsoft Office Excel, Word and Outlook, WebPDM is a plus
  • Must be able to lift up to 30lbs and in good physical condition
Ralph Lauren is an equal opportunity employer. We offer dynamic career opportunities with growth potential and a generous company discount.

There is also another position, also in New York, for a Director, Inspirational Content, Ralph Lauren Library, whatever that is. Check it out if you'd like to work in the area.

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