Technical Design Manager I, Apparel -Sr. Technical...

Technical Design Manager I, Apparel -Sr. Technical Designer, Junior Bottoms

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Merchandising and Online Operations
  • Job Function Merchandising and Online Operations
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD14724

What you'll do at

Manages creation of style intent for specialized, complex, or high-risk category products by collaborating with Product Development and suppliers to translate style concepts into specification packages and guide production standards for each product; assisting in block creation and finalization; creating sketches, style details, construction, and measurements; providing guidance to business partners (for example, merchants, Product Development, suppliers) on design intent, fit and construction standards to support product safety, compliance, and value pricing; and attending milestone meetings to communicate style changes to suppliers and cross-functional stakeholders (for example, Product Development, Quality Assurance, Global Sourcing). Processes fit iterations to determine if samples meet Walmart needs and production-ready standards by preparing samples; conducting fit sessions with business partners (for example, Product Development, merchants, suppliers) to gain alignment on aesthetic direction and achieve proper fit;and communicating fit comments (for example, grading, construction, fit corrections) to the supply chain via multiple media (for example, photographs, sketches, pattern images) to prepare garments for approval. Adheres to the departmental calendar and tracks departmental production by completing daily tracking logs for designated category products; managing workload to ensure timely sample and comment turn times and adherence to deadlines; and escalating issues regarding timing, quality, and supplier performance to management as needed. Evaluates in-store production quality by performing in-store product reviews; determining the extent to which the product meets approved specifications and quality standards;and developing and distributing reports of findings to management and cross-functional partners (for example, Product Development, merchants, suppliers). Serves as a mentor to Technical Designers and Technical Coordinators by providing guidance and direction on product fit and construction; reviewing garments and related documentation (for example, patterns, specifications, fit comments); providing constructive feedback as appropriate; and providing performance feedback to management. Minimum Qualifications...Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Textiles, Design or related field and 2 years experience in technical design, product development, or related field OR 5 years experience in technical design, product development, or related field. Preferred Qualifications...Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications. Apparel Manufacturing, Apparel - Pattern Making or Technical Design, Compliance, Product Development, Product Management, Safety, Working on cross-functional teams or projects Masters: Business Administration, Masters: Design

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Textiles, Design or related field and 2 years experience in technical design, product development, or related field OR 5 years experience in technical design, product development, or related field.

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?
Walmart Associate
"I focus on continual improvement. Results don’t just come, they happen from hard work and having great teams helping you along the way."
— Dontai, Order Specialist/Process Manager

Hello, NW Arkansas

With over 200 miles of trails, an emerging locally-sourced food scene, the world-renowned Crystal Bridges Museum—NWA has something for everyone.

Discover NW Arkansas
Northwest Arkansas
NWA Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

Recently viewed jobs