Manager, Product Development

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 6 days ago
Job Description

Job Duties: Manage all seasonal sampling from proto to confirmation. Once style confirmed, handover to Industrialization teamBOM/SRF review, provide alternative option with price or construction needed to meet target priceManage travel/visits to vendors to review materials, pullovers and trials to ensure final samples are correctReview CBD to see areas which are driving higher cost and work with suppliers to find alternative solutionsCommunicate development issues with AMS PD team + vendor for product with construction/materialLiaise with commercialization team to coordinate new construction development and fitting approval.Liaise with material team to coordinate new material developmentsMaterial/color checking from proto to SMS stage to ensure products are aligned and follow SRF/BOMManage color swatch and CFM sample approval for material purchasing and production follow upProvide regular communication on supplier performance to Snr PD Manager to ensure correct allocation and take action on supplier performanceDevelop and coach staff to improve their working knowledge & performance.Perform other duties assigned by management.
Requirements: College degree or above.Good in English writing and speaking. Minimum 15 yearsexperience in footwear product development, preferably dealing with foreign teams.An experience in lady shoes and mid-level branded footwear is an advantage.Able to manage sample requests and timelines with vendors to ensure on-time sample delivery, as well as develop product to a target margin.Able to travel on a regular basis.
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