Thule Inc
Date Posted: 5/25/2017

Product Developer - Packs, Bags, and Luggage

  • Company: Thule Inc
  • Country:United States
  • State:Colorado
  • Location: Longmont, CO (Boulder Area)
  • Required Exp: 5 year(s)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Thule is looking to add a Product Developer to its team in Longmont, CO (Boulder area).

The Product Developer will work with the Bags design and product management teams to drive commercialization of Packs, Bags and Luggage lines from initial concept to final specifications for sales sample production and final bulk production; executing product lines focusing on quality, accuracy and functionality while managing timelines.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Coordinating product development from initial concept through to production through timeline creation, timeline management according to critical dates, product specification, performance, cost targets and sustainability goals
• Supporting the design process through pro-active discussion with Design on concept feasibility with a focus on profitability goals, timeline and functionality
• Keeping abreast of market trends, category goals, new technology and consumer needs throughout the development process and engaging Design and Product Management appropriately to ensure projects are completed and goals for all facets of product creation
• Reviewing and commenting on all prototypes to evaluate: fit/function, construction, quality, design intent, and compliance with specifications
• Implementing innovative and market leading textile construction techniques to meet design intent and financial goals
• Managing communication with factory partners and raw material suppliers

Job Requirements

RECOMMENDED POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design, Engineering or equivalent experience
• 5+ Years of experience developing cut and sew bags, packs or luggage with off-shore factory partners required
• Solid knowledge of MS Project, Adobe Illustrator and familiarity with CAD software required
• Strong In-depth knowledge of cut and sew, strong communication skills, and must be detail oriented
• International travel to Asia for development up to 10 weeks per year
• Language skills in Vietnamese, Tagalog, Mandarin or Cantonese beneficial, but not required

To apply, please click on the "External Application" link, and be sure to let us know you found this job on Malakye!

Perks

Date Posted: 5/25/2017

Product Developer - Packs, Bags, and Luggage

  • Company: Thule Inc
  • Country:United States
  • State:Colorado
  • Location:Longmont, CO (Boulder Area)
  • Required Exp:5 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Thule is looking to add a Product Developer to its team in Longmont, CO (Boulder area).

The Product Developer will work with the Bags design and product management teams to drive commercialization of Packs, Bags and Luggage lines from initial concept to final specifications for sales sample production and final bulk production; executing product lines focusing on quality, accuracy and functionality while managing timelines.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Coordinating product development from initial concept through to production through timeline creation, timeline management according to critical dates, product specification, performance, cost targets and sustainability goals
• Supporting the design process through pro-active discussion with Design on concept feasibility with a focus on profitability goals, timeline and functionality
• Keeping abreast of market trends, category goals, new technology and consumer needs throughout the development process and engaging Design and Product Management appropriately to ensure projects are completed and goals for all facets of product creation
• Reviewing and commenting on all prototypes to evaluate: fit/function, construction, quality, design intent, and compliance with specifications
• Implementing innovative and market leading textile construction techniques to meet design intent and financial goals
• Managing communication with factory partners and raw material suppliers

Job Requirements

RECOMMENDED POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design, Engineering or equivalent experience
• 5+ Years of experience developing cut and sew bags, packs or luggage with off-shore factory partners required
• Solid knowledge of MS Project, Adobe Illustrator and familiarity with CAD software required
• Strong In-depth knowledge of cut and sew, strong communication skills, and must be detail oriented
• International travel to Asia for development up to 10 weeks per year
• Language skills in Vietnamese, Tagalog, Mandarin or Cantonese beneficial, but not required

To apply, please click on the "External Application" link, and be sure to let us know you found this job on Malakye!

Perks

Date Posted: 5/25/2017

Product Developer - Packs, Bags, and Luggage

  • Company: Thule Inc
  • Country:United States
  • State:Colorado
  • Location:Longmont, CO (Boulder Area)
  • Required Exp:5 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available