Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Dallas Internship






Title: Men’s Product Development Intern

Company: The Apparel Group Ltd.    
Location: Lewisville Texas
Hours: Flexible between 8:30am‐5pm Monday‐Friday, up to 30 hours per week.
                      Wages: $10 per hour.
Must be authorized to work in the US.
Contact: Nichole Schindler – nicholeschindler@tagusa.com


Role Overview:

The Product Development Internship is an opportunity for students and recent graduates to receive
hands‐on experience in developing apparel products. It is a chance to work with a specialized team
to develop a working knowledge of the product life of a garment. Interns will have the opportunity
to join the Product Development team and work directly with Design, Sales, and Production. Each of
these departments work closely with Product Development in order to make conceptual ideas into
reality, and then prepare those developments for bulk production. The primary focus of this
internship is to learn how to successfully execute development of fabrics, and garments, and meet
customer specifications.

In addition to focusing on development, the Product Development Intern will also work closely with
the Design Intern, members of the Design team and Technical Design on an as‐needed basis.

Responsibilities:

To support and assist the product development team. This includes, but is not limited to the
following:

•    Promptly receiving and checking in packages, samples, and other development items.
•    Entering new development into the PLM system.
•    Corresponding with suppliers and factory contacts.
•    Creating and updating tracking charts in excel or other software.
•    Helping to maintain fabric libraries and color libraries
•    Labeling, organizing, filing, and other record‐keeping tasks.
•    Creating shipping labels and packing samples and other development for shipping to customers.
Required Skills:
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Outlook.
•    Strong time management, prioritization, and multi‐tasking abilities.
•    Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
•    Attention to detail, and precision in data entry.
•    Critical thinking and problem solving to identify and resolve conflicting details and
directions.
•    Strong work ethic both as an individual and as part of a team.
•    Positive attitude and willingness to adapt in a fast‐paced environment. Additional Skills:
•    Adobe Creative Cloud: Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat
•    Lawson PLM, or other PLM