PVH Corp. Manager Product Development, Wovens - Tommy Hilfiger in New York, New York

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Manager Product Development, Wovens - Tommy Hilfiger

POSITION SUMMARY

The Manager of Product Development is a dynamic individual responsible for driving the product development process from initial design concept through commercialization. Responsible for the accurate and timely production of samples that support both the aesthetic and customer requirements. PD will leverage specialized product expertise to create styles supporting the design vision and business KPIs (including garment and development costs). Critical cross functional partner to the Design, Production Operations, Merchandising, Fabric and Technical teams.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supports the partnership between Design, Raw Materials, Technical Design, Merchandising and Production Operations to ensure that the product being developed meets aesthetic requirements within the targeted cost parameters

  • Collaborate with Production Operations to:

  • Review historical costing to determine targets

  • Analyze, negotiate and confirm costing from factories

  • Create and maintain cost logs from sketch to proto phase.

  • Issue Proto orders via system

  • Responsible for the handover to Production Operations from SRS fitting prior to bulk production

  • Liaison between design, vendors, and hub office which may include travel as needed

  • In collaboration with PO, responsible for seasonal vendor allocation including cost negotiations based on bottom-up breakdown of Bill of Materials (BOM) at SKU level.

  • Accountable for on-time and in full arrival of proto samples

  • Represents Product Development in cross-functional calendar milestones drive and simplify decision making. Milestones include, but are not limited to: color & concept, sketch reviews, proto reviews, fittings

  • Track overdevelopment (against the range plan) at each of the specified milestones.

  • Manage and maintain all samples and submits for cross functional meetings with design

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 5+ years in product development/pre-production

  • Wholesale and vertical retail product development experience preferred

  • Bachelor’s Degree required :

  • Strong technical product construction knowledge

  • Knowledge of PLC and operations

  • High attention to detail

  • Strong organizational and communication skills

  • Ability to manage different priorities

  • MS Office Suite – strong emphasis on Excel

  • (Centric) PLM, DTS and CAD preferred

  • Analytical aptitude to plan strategically to the needs of the business

  • Knows how to simplify decision making by combing financial acumen with product knowledge

  • Detail oriented product development professional with a mindset for continuous innovation

  • Adapts to change and is able to seamlessly handle multiple tasks and priorities

  • Highly collaborative, fast-paced and deadline-driven environment

  • Must maintain a positive, optimistic and open-minded approach

  • Flexibility to adapt to the changing needs of the business

PVH Corp. or its subsidiary ("PVH") is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment on the basis of their individual capabilities and qualifications, consistent with applicable law and without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law. In addition to complying with all applicable laws, PVH also has a strong corporate commitment to inclusion, diversity and to ensuring that all current and future PVH associates are compensated solely on job-related factors such as skill, ability, educational background, work quality, experience and potential. To achieve these goals, across the United States and its territories, PVH prohibits any PVH employee, agent or representative from requesting or otherwise considering any job applicant’s current or prior wages, salary or other compensation information in connection with the hiring process. Accordingly, applicants are asked not to disclose this salary history information to PVH

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With a history going back over 135 years, PVH has excelled at growing brands and businesses with rich American heritages, becoming one of the largest apparel companies in the world. We have over 36,000 associates operating in over 40 countries and nearly $9 billion in annual revenues. We own the iconic CALVIN KLEIN, TOMMY HILFIGER, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Speedo*, Warner’s, Olga and Geoffrey Beene brands, as well as the digital-centric True & Co . intimates brand, and market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands.

*The Speedo brand is licensed for North America and the Caribbean in perpetuity from Speedo International Limited.