<p><span>The Position</span></p><p></p><p>The key objective is to be responsible for the follow up of the Woven Category Product Development in collaboration with Amsterdam HQ, RM and technical teams. The product is developed, produced and delivered based on the standards and goals established in cooperation with PD teams in HQ. This position reports into the Manager 1, Merchandising, Woven TH Menswear & Womenswear.</p><p></p><p>Primary responsibilities of the job:</p><ul><li>Responsible for development and production of the Woven Category multi product.</li><li>Works constructively with Amsterdam HQ and local vendors to execute the product development in the most efficient way.</li><li>Negotiates the best possible commercial price for all our products whilst keeping the quality standards at the required level</li><li>Takes a pro-active role in continuously improving the product in ways of quality and fit. Searches new innovative ways for product development.</li><li>Coordinates and ensures that all the systems are updated and matching as per internal information (PLM, VMS).</li><li>Travels to production facilities in Turkey, to check status and quality of samples and production.</li><li>Responsible for quality and on time delivery of the collections/production</li></ul><p></p><p><span>The Ideal Candidate</span></p><ul><li>Bachelors degree or equivalent - textile education</li><li>Minimum 10 years relevant experience</li><li>Used to working under pressure with deadlines. Is organized and structured</li><li>Ability to think out of the box, solution orientated, pragmatic and analytic thinker</li><li>Excellent communication and negotiating skills</li><li>Solid expertise of (European) fabrics and physical production</li><li>Solid knowledge of woven multi product</li><li>Hands on product mentality and good fashion taste level</li><li>Team player</li><li>Fluent in English</li></ul><p></p><p>What you can expect from us</p><ul><li>A company culture that fosters development, offering training and learning opportunities through our very own PVH University</li><li>An international environment which respects diversity, equality, and individuality</li></ul><p></p>","industry":"Retail"