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Product Developer Denim Men

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The Netherlands
Product Development
April 25, 2017
Product Developer Denim Men

Product Developer Denim Men

Job description

We are currently seeking a Product Developer Denim with a passion for quality, sustainability, details and fashion for our Product development department. You know what’s happening in the industry and you’re familiar with the latest trends and developments.

You are a technical expert with great taste in respect to design and creation – a process in which you are closely involved every step of the way. You examine and assess all facets relevant to the product being developed and propose technical solutions as called for. You relate to and communicate constructively with your counterpart at the local production site, making sure they understand the product and are suitably instructed, thus guaranteeing flawless product development. You are also responsible for quality compliance and the timely completion of sample and production books. Working together with Styling and Sales, you safeguard the unique G-Star look & feel.

Duties and responsibilities

  • follow-up salesmen sample and production issues
  • monitoring and maintaining quality and fit of all garments
  • staying up to date with industry developments relevant for your product group
  • responsible for quality compliance and the timely completion of sample and production techpacks
  • examine and assess all facets relevant to the product being developed and propose technical solutions as called for
  • communicate constructively with your counterpart at the local production site, making sure they understand the product and are suitably instructed, thus guaranteeing flawless product development
  • when applicable travel abroad in order to manage on site product development
  • starting up price negotiations

Profile

• Bachelor’s degree in fashion management or equivalent from a recognized academic institution
• 5-6 years’ experience as a Product Developer Denim
• detailed product construction, fit and production process know-how
• strong fashion sense combined with a passion for innovative product and sustainability
• taking initiative and excellent problem-solving skills
• responsible, independent and committed
• capable of performing under pressure
• prepared to travel
• outstanding communication skills in English