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Product Development Manager (Performance Wear)PVH Far East Limited
  • Hung Hom
  • Salary provided
  • Posted on 14 Aug 2019
Product Development Manager (Performance Wear)PVH Far East Limited

Job Highlights

  • Product development and commercialization process
  • Leading global fashion group
  • dynamic and fast-paced team

Job Description

  • Supports the product development and commercialization process working in collaboration with the internal / external cross functional partners (Design, Merchandising, Raw Materials, Technical Design, Hubs, Vendors and our factories) to deliver a product with a strong focus on meeting the business requirements for quality, aesthetic and timelines.
  • Focus on meeting the business requirements for quality, target cost and timelines.
  • Champions a culture of calculated experimentation throughout the organization with a focus on developing efficient, scalable processes to achieve operational excellence.
  • Maintains collaborative internal cross functional and vendor relationships to drive for future opportunities.

  

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB:

  • Support the partnership between Design, Raw Materials, Technical Design, Merchandising and Sourcing team to ensure that product being developed meets aesthetic requirements within the targeted cost parameters and participate in risk assessment process.
  • Lead Product and Color Risk Assessment with Quality, Tech Design, Product Integrity Team, Material & Color Team.
  • Be knowledgeable of cost breakdowns and what-if costing scenarios to propose alternative development options to hit cost and margin targets for best possible manufacturability of design intent and production.
  • Support and partner with Tech Team to the creation of the category “tool box” including all pre seasonal components with associated component cost structure to ensure design has the tools to be responsible for cost.
  • Ensure factories have all product required information such as material, design intent, color, Product specifications to enable Proto and Sample delivery on time in great quality.
  • Support data integrity within PVH Supply environment.
  • Manage schedule and forum to complete and hand-off required Tech packs to vendors.
  • Actively participate in seasonal product reviews with design, tech and merchandising to evaluate sample execution, ensuring tech pack adherence.
  • Communicate with cross functional teams and vendors regarding all issues pertinent to accurate execution of samples throughout development process.
  • Partner closely with cross functional partners, hubs and vendors to resolve escalated product related issues, evaluate root causes and share corrective actions.
  • Create strong relationships with the vendor and supplier matrix while maintaining clear knowledge of all their strengths, capabilities, specialties, and innovations.
  • Work with hubs and vendors on sample development and management.
  • Some familiarity with new technologies relevant to the apparel product creation space (including but not limited to 3D prototyping).
  • Thinks & work out of the box, multitask and juggle ad hoc projects and processes for quick & accurate turn around.
  • Proactive management of potential issues and drive to resolution with cross functional teams.
  • Be curious, Identify opportunities, risks and makes recommendations to the team and leadership.

 

 QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelor Degree in Business or similar in related field.
  • 8+ years’ experience in apparel product development, preferable in Performance Apparel.
  • Understanding of Performance Apparel development critical path management and the interdependencies.
  • Actively seek continues improvement and a solution orientated mindset.
  • Ability to partner effectively in a highly matrix organization.
  • Cross-functional collaborator and influencer. Ability to drive and influence internal and external resources / partners.
  • Create positive intent and encourage positive outlook during times of change and uncertainty.
  • Knowledge of PLM /WEB PDM/ Adobe are plus.
  • Fluency in written and verbal communication skills in Chinese and English.

Additional Information

Years of Experience
8 years
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent
Benefits & Others
Dental insurance, Double pay, Five-day work week, Flexible working hours, Life insurance, Medical insurance
Company Website

Company Overview

PVH is one of the largest global apparel companies with a history of over 135 years. We have over 30,000 associates operating in over 40 countries with over $8 billion in revenues. We own the iconic Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Speedo*, Warner’s and Olga brands and market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands.

 

The PVH Supply business, encompassing 14 international locations with hubs in Asia, Indian Subcontinent and Africa.

 

www.pvh.com

 

 

 

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