Job ref no.: CT3131189-01#8114

Product Developer - Loungewear

FAST EAST INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

Job Descriptions

Product Development:
  • Contribute to the development process actively by proposing alternative garment execution, to fully optimize garment targets of design, quality and price;
  • Contribute to driving new fabrications, techniques, treatments and processes to remain on the leading edge of the respective category;
  • Add valuable input into strategic sourcing plan based on Business requirements and Vendor performance;
  • Work directly with the business counterparts to ensure understanding of the design requirements through daily communication;
  • Work with management to identify partner suppliers who bring innovative products and competitive pricing to Gloria Jeans;
  • Work collaboratively with merchandising, design and development teams to provide cost estimates and development options to meet margin goals;
  • Own day to day development process  for selected categories/styles;
  • Ensure seasonal allocations are made in line with vendor capability and capacity;
  • Coordinate and monitor all activities regarding development, approval and communication of all fabric, trimming and accessory suppliers; Ensure on time product finalization and approval prior to bulk order placement;
  • Negotiate FOB of products directly with suppliers / Meet Margin targets of the season;
  • Own day to day development process  for selected categories/styles;
  • Validate seasonal allocations are made in line with vendor capability and capacity;
  • Coordinate and monitor all activities regarding development, approval and communication of all fabric, trimming and accessory suppliers; Ensure on time product finalization and approval prior to bulk order placement;

 

Requirements

  • 5+ years minimum of progressive development and production experience within a complex, fast paced apparel environment;
  • Graduate Level, relevant technical discipline preferred;
  • Experience in Sportswear, activewear and/or swimwear preferred;
  • Good command in both written and verbal English,  Mandarin and Vietnamese an advantage;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, k nowledge PLM system an advantage;
  • In-depth product development knowledge of necessary categories;
  • Knowledge of product development calendar, timelines, and deliverables;
  • Knowledge of garment manufacturing and costing;
  • Knowledge of technical design, fabric, yarns, construction, wash, embellishment and print techniques;
  • Woven, knitted, garment and fabric knowledge and experience;
  • Must be able to multi task and work in fast paced environment;
  • Must be proactive with a solution/result oriented attitude;
  • Strong negotiation skills;
  • Ability to understand business aesthetic and design;
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication and follow through skills;
  • Must be highly organized and detailed oriented;
  • Ability to anticipate business/business needs and to create long term solutions;
  • Process improvement capabilities including proven examples of implementing operational efficiencies;
  • Works with a high sense of urgency and integrity and is motivated by deadlines and new challenges;

 

We offer competitive remuneration package and fringe benefit including 5-day work, discretionary bonus and medical & dental insurance to the right candidates.

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Job ref no. CT3131189-01#8114
Salary
Job Function
Industry
Location
  • Tsuen Wan
Employment Term
  • Full-time
Experience
  • 5 years
Career Level
  • Entry level
Education
  • Diploma or equivalent
  • Asso. Deg or High Dip
Benefits
  • 5-day week
  • Dental plan
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Medical plan