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PRODUCT DEVELOPER, WOMEN'S DENIM

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PRODUCT DEVELOPER, WOMEN’S DENIM
START DATE: ASAP
CONTRACT: 6 MONTHS
LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO

** A FORTUNE 500 FASHION COMPANY IS LOOKING FOR AN EXCEPTIONAL PRODUCT DEVELOPER FOR THEIR WOMEN’S DENIM TEAM **

SUMMARY:
The purpose of this position is to manage the execution of all product development and sourcing activities required to deliver manufacturing ready products. Ensure innovation goals, Global Sourcing Strategies, cost, quality, safety and terms of engagement requirements are met during the product development process.

RESPONSIBILTIES:
• Develop product that meets or exceeds margin requirements
• Work with design to adjust styling / fabrication details to meet cost, functionality or factory requirements
• Maintain development and production sample libraries
• Work with design and product to establish achievable retail prices based on retail market and product styling / fabrication
• Knowledge of garment construction and variety of fabrications
• Ensures both the technical superiority ad the product quality / integrity and safety and liability of all products falling under the scope of assigned responsibilities
• Measure and review development samples to prepare for fit sessions
• Manage the creation of specifications for the products, publishes, and maintains all records, style files, and samples associated with the product and related programs
• Review and approve factory submits in conjunction with design/merchandising
• Communicate directly with factories on production and shipment status
• Manage vendor compliance issues

REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s Degree
• 8 years of experience in apparel encompassing product development, sourcing, production planning, inventory management and manufacturing
• Knowledge of apparel industry, competitor best practices and the global sourcing environment is required
• Must have proven leadership ability with a demonstrated track record of successfully managing diverse teams, and the ability to impart information clearly and forcefully
• Advanced proficiency with Excel and the ability to navigate through various interfaces
• Exceptional problem solving and analytical abilities
• Detail and results oriented
• Ability to build strong relationships and communicate effectively with a diverse group of internal and external contacts

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