Product Developer, Levi's Outerwear & Woven Tops

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 10 days ago

JOB DESCRIPTION
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 two Product Developers who will bring leadership, clarity, organization and personality to our Global Outerwear and Woven Tops product development teams. It is necessary that you have the energy and desire to aid in the execution of all activities that are necessary to produce great product on time. You will report to our Sr. Manager of Product Development.

About the Job

⏵ The position requires extensive knowledge of outerwear construction, product end-use, fit, and garment costing

⏵ Support and develop seasonal sourcing strategies in collaboration with manager and sourcing teams

⏵ Ensure products are engineered to meet the cost targets in concert with quality & aesthetic targets

⏵ Develop product with a sustainable mindset and +Net Positive without compromising aesthetics

⏵ Build and maintain diverse relationships, collaborate and build partnerships within Product Development, and across Merchandising, and Design

⏵ Manage critical path for products including costing, quality evaluation, testing and prototype approvals

⏵ Collaborate with raw material suppliers and factories to achieve ‘state of the art’ opportunities for product innovation
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About You

⏵ Bachelor's degree and 5+ years related work experience

⏵ Expertise in performance apparel construction, raw materials, trims and manufacturing methods; experience with denim a huge plus

⏵ Strong working knowledge of garment construction, pattern-making, fabric construction, fabric finishing techniques, and processes

⏵ Understanding of product costing and ability to offer appropriate solutions to help meet category margin goals

⏵ Proficient in Word, Excel, PLM 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