About Gap Inc.’s Global Supply Chain & Product Operations

From cotton to customer, our Global Supply Chain and Product Operations organization is comprised of over 7,000 employees who source, make, and deliver Gap Inc.’s iconic American style. Our five brands – Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Athleta and Intermix – retail in more than 90 countries across multiple channels including online, stores, outlet and franchise. Fiscal year 2016 net sales were 15.5 billion. As consumers continue to reinvent the interaction between customer and brand, Gap Inc. is transforming the way we bring product to market to better serve our technology-savvy, product obsessed, value conscious global customer base. From innovating at the component level with our factory and mill partners to driving new technological capabilities in merchandise and inventory planning, and developing a fast, flexible logistics and fulfillment network, Global Supply Chain and Product Operations is the heartbeat of Gap Inc.’s enterprise-wide evolution.

Technician/Sr. Technician , Fit and Pattern, Fit COE

Location: Dominican Republic, Dominican Republic
Date Posted: 10-11-2017
Current Opportunity in Global Supply Chain
 
Why work anywhere else?
With more than 3,200 stores in North America, Europe and Asia, Gap Inc. operates some of the most recognized apparel brands in the world including Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy. Our Global Supply Chain operations are critical because of the many touch points involved to successfully deliver our products from the visions of our designers and merchants to our customers. Our infrastructure enables the Sourcing and Logistics teams to more efficiently guide our products worldwide from “order to store” across our supply chain
 
We pride ourselves on working together, inspiring creativity and offering great fashion to our customers around the world.  Our dynamic, diverse culture celebrates our passion, commitment and integrity. We offer competitive benefits, global career opportunities and programs to help you grow with us. As we continue to grow in Asia, we have opportunities available to join our team.
 

Technician/Sr. Technician , Fit and Pattern, Fit COE

The Technician / Sr. Fit Technician will be responsible for fit and construction approval. S/he would be accountable for empowering Vendor fit technicians. S/he would be responsible for fit/construction risk management and troubleshooting vendor performance on Fit as per performance standards defined by the brands.
 
 
Job Responsibilities:
  • Accountable for fit and construction approval for category/brand
  • Onboard and Train new vendors to conform with Corp standard and monitor their performance against defined standards
  • Fit approval ownership for special program to cope with business need
  • Empower vendor fit technicians through vendor training and skill building on fit knowledge
  • Ensure garment samples confirm to corporate/brand specifications/requirements by conducting fit and pattern evaluations
  • Provide technical advice and guidance to merchants/vendors/Category Tech to ensure that the samples meet defined standards
  • Troubleshooting vendor performance on fit by providing suggestions and/or training to merchants and vendors on sample fitting , construction and grading
  • Partner with PQA team to improve quality in the areas of construction, fitting, pattern and grading.
  • Line Review meeting: join seasonal Line Review meeting with GIS merchants, Testing & QA, to call out potential risk on construction, fabrication and fit aspects of garment, suggest alternatives and solutions
  • Ensure product safety in construction and fits

Requirements: 
  • Degree – Certification in Pattern Making, merchandising or other related discipline
  • Fit and Construction knowledge – experience with garment construction, pattern making and fitting. Able to understand and communicate to vendor fit technicians. Knowledge on fit  drape on model/dummy. (minimum 8 years of experience)
  • Computer skills- Experience using Gerber ; MS Office
  • Problem Solver can proactively solve problems and effectively manage multiple challenges.
  • Collaboration- Proven ability influencing and making decisions cross-functionally in a matrix environment where speed and cultural sensitivity is crucial.
  • Communication- demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across cross functional teams. Excellent proficiency in English and desired local languages to communicate effectively with brands and vendors
  • Learning Agility- demonstrated curiosity, motivated to learn new skills and knowledge.
  • Resourcefulness - experience in managing dynamic projects that require the ability to flex as obstacles are presented.
  • Business Performance Improvement – proven track record of improvement based on fact-based analysis or benchmarking 
 
 
 
Interested in this role or in joining another part of the Gap Inc. Global Supply Chain Team?  Visit our careers website www.gapinternationalsourcing.catsone.com/careers
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