Product Developer, Sundries

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 7 days ago

You’re an original. So are we.

We’re a company of people who like to forge our own path. We invented the blue jean in 1873, and we reinvented khaki pants in 1986. We pioneered labor and environmental guidelines in manufacturing. And we work to build sustainability into everything we do. Our brands stand for freedom and self-expression around the world.

Where we lead, others follow. For more than 160 years, we’ve used the strength of our brands to lead with our values and make an outsized impact on the world. We employ more than 15,000 people globally to support our great brands: Levi’s®, Dockers®, Denizen® and Signature by Levi Strauss & Co.™

We are looking for a Product Developer who will bring leadership, clarity, organization and personality to our Sundries team. It is necessary that you have the energy and desire to aid in the execution of all activities that are necessary to produce manufacture ready sundries for our products. You will report to our Senior Manager of Raw Materials and be based in our headquarters in San Francisco.

About the Job
⏵ Collaborate with Design teams to review requirements for seasonal trim needs for Levi’s®, Dockers®, Signature by Levi Strauss & CO.™ and Denizen® brands

⏵ Work with LS&Co. nominated suppliers to develop required sundry items to ensure aesthetic, technical and quality requirements are met

⏵ Coordinate sundries lab and wash testing to ensure compliance with physical performance standards and RSL requirements

⏵ Negotiate prices and manage costing details in alignment with brand targets

⏵ Manage and complete sundries development to meet seasonal Go To Market calendar deadlines for samples and bulk production

⏵ Develop strong relationships with sundry suppliers and internal partners

⏵ Review and approve dual sourced sundry developments from secondary nominated LS&Co. suppliers to increase flexibility and optimize cost in support of growing business and global sourcing strategies

⏵ Maintain sundries records in PLM; generating material codes, input and updating of material attribute data, images, pricing, lead times and supplier info

About You
⏵ Bachelor's degree and 4+ years related work experience

⏵ Solid understanding of apparel construction, trims and manufacturing methods

⏵ Expert knowledge and proficiency with MS Office applications including Word, Excel and Outlook

⏵ You're able to juggle different tasks and you have the desire to work in a very fast paced environment

⏵ Effective interpersonal and organizational skills; especially when it comes to working directly with senior level directors

⏵ You are energetic, positive, helpful and have a passion and interest in LS&Co.

We put a lot of thought into our programs to provide you with a benefits package that matters. Whether it is for medical care, taking time off, improving your health or planning for retirement, we've got you covered. Here's a small snapshot:

⏵ 401K match: $1.25 for every $1.00 you contribute up to the first 6% of pay you save.

⏵ Five hours of paid volunteer time per month with nonprofit organizations

⏵ Product discount of 40% off regular-price merchandise

Our policy is to provide equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital or family status, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or other protected classes prohibited by applicable law. Company policy prohibits harassment of applicants or employees on the basis of any protected classes.
LOCATION1155 Battery St. San Francisco, CA, 94111FULL TIME/PART TIMEFull time