Reference Code:  99993

LG Raw Materials Manager

Milano, MI, IT


The Maison Chloé was founded in 1952 by Gaby Aghion, an Egyptian-born Parisienne who wanted to liberate women’s bodies from the stiffly formal fashion of the time through a luxury ready-to-wear offering.

For almost 70 years, Chloé has been inspiring femininity by designing fashion collections and accessories, crafting stories and sharing experiences. Our founder's forward-looking vision of femininity continues to inspire our long-term commitment to support the advancement of women.

Women moving forward. For a fairer future. This is our purpose guiding all we do. Today, our ultimate goal is to create beautiful products with meaningful impact for people and for the planet.

We take pride in receiving B Corp certification. As we mark this new stage, reinventing how we do business, we hope to inspire other organisations.

That’s why we are building teams who are committed to our mission. We want to share this approach within the company and with our community at large.

About the role:


We are looking for a Leather goods product expert who will join Chloé's Development Team  in Milan, responsible for researching and developing materials related to LLG/SLG collections and special projects, managing a technical team with the purpose of ensuring that materials meet style, quality, cost and reproducibility requirements in production and working firsthand with Paris-based merchandising and internal contacts for quality, industrialization, and costing.




You’ll be in charge of:


  • Managing Raw materials research for LLG/SLG Collections: leathers, fabrics, components, special Animations (embroideries, prints, crafting techniques)
  • Overseeing physical and chemical tests, working closely with Quality Control Team to solve any potential issues
  • Managing Color Card for Collections, in collaboration with Merchandising and Design Teams.
  • Managing Leather orders for sampling and sampling leftovers
  • Supporting industrialization and production phases by working with Leather & Textile Project Manager
  • Managing materials data within PLM
  • representing the contact person for Industrialization team and Costing Manager during the costing phase, being able to propose alternative materials and solutions if needed
  • developing fair trade and sustainable materials projects jointly with the sustainability team based in Paris



  • 7+ years of experience in a finished product/raw material development role for leather goods and/or footwear industry
  • Bachelor's degree/diploma with specialization on industrial product development
  • Knowledge of leathers, fabrics, and main semi-finished parts applied to the finished product
  • Good English knowledge (French knowledge will be considered as a plus)
  • Good command of PLM or other similar information systems
  • Understanding of the development flow of a leather goods product
  • Good command of Excel (Pivot, Cerca_vert etc.)
  • Attitude for managing priorities and negotiation skills
  • Good Standing and Communication skills
  • Enthusiastic, proactive and able to motivate and manage the team



After selecting your application, our HR team will contact you for the following steps:

  1. Interview with Talent Acquisition Team
  2. Interview with Hiring Manager
  3. Interview with Chloé LG Industrial Director  




  • Agile-Working Policy
  • Learning & Development Opportunities
  • Flexible entry time



We look for curious people, free spirited and determined, who want to be part of the Chloé Family. We search for people with a strong emotional intelligence, generous, humble, and smiley with a natural willingness to help others.

We encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace, while supporting and inspiring every individual.