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internship buying fabrics and trims

DEPARTMENT
GLOBAL HQ,INTERNSHIPS
LOCATION
AMSTERDAM,NETHERLANDS
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About the Company

Tommy Hilfiger is one of the world’s leading designer lifestyle brands and is internationally recognized for celebrating the essence of “classic American cool” style, featuring preppy with a twist designs.

Founded in 1985, Tommy Hilfiger delivers premium styling, quality and value to consumers worldwide under the Tommy Hilfiger and Hilfiger Denim brands, with a breadth of collections including Hilfiger CollectionTommy Hilfiger Tailored, men’s, women’s and children’s sportswear, denim, accessories, and footwear. In addition, the brand is licensed for a range of products, including fragrances, eyewear, watches and home furnishings. Founder Tommy Hilfiger remains the company’s Principal Designer and provides leadership and direction for the design process.

Tommy Hilfiger, which was acquired by PVH Corp. in 2010, is a global apparel and retail company with more than 17,000 associates worldwide. With the support of strong global consumer recognition, Tommy Hilfiger has built an extensive distribution network in over 90 countries and more than 1,400 retail stores throughout North America, Europe, Latin America and the Asia Pacific region. Global retail sales of the Tommy Hilfiger brand were US $6.7 billion in 2014.

PVH Corp., one of the world’s largest apparel companies, owns and markets the iconic Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Speedo*, Warner’s and Olga brands. It is the world’s largest shirt and neckwear company and markets a variety of goods under its own and licensed brands.

*The Speedo brand is licensed for North America and the Caribbean in perpetuity from Speedo International Limited. 

Position Description

Position Description

  • Get a full insight of fabric and trim development, testing  and buying
  • Support buying team in all administrative tasks
  • Maintain and update fabric collection cards
  • Manage Post/express courier inbound/outbound
  • Help to organize incoming fabrics for lab dips, color cards, sms
  • File order confirmations, data sheets, testing reports, invoices, packing lists
  •  Help to chaise mills for testing results / data sheets
  • Help to organize fabric testing at external laboratory

Position Requirements

  • Educational requirements: University, studying towards Fashion or Textile
  • Good communication skills. Fluent in English, speaking and writing
  • IT skills: Excellent in MS Office especially Excel
  • Personal: Proactive, accurate, teamplayer.