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Product Development Manager - Mens Bottoms

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Job ID:

437

Category:

Business Development, Customer Service, Design
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Job Views:

236

Posted:

09.16.2016
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Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION

We believe that clothes — and how you make them — can make a difference.

Since 1853, we’ve been obsessed with innovation to meet people’s needs. We invented the first blue jean. And we reinvented khaki pants. We pioneered labor and environmental guidelines for our manufacturing partners. And we work to build sustainability into everything we do.

A company doesn’t last 160 years by standing still. It endures by reinventing itself, striving to delight its consumers, winning in the marketplace, and by remaining true to its values.

We employ more than 17,000 people around the world – supporting great brands, including Levi’s®, Dockers® and Denizen®. Our employees are committed to innovation, creativity and collaboration. Put simply, if you’re looking for a new opportunity, this is a great place to grow your career

 

The Product Development Manager will support the PD team as a key liaison between Design, Merchandising, and Supply Planning for the Product Development team. The Product Manager is to be accountable for all aspects of product execution and calendar timelines from the sketch/prototype stage through bulk production.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to drive processes with an extended team of merchandisers, designers, field contacts and others to meet development and production commitments
  • Excellent understanding of Product Development and bulk production
  • Support the seasonal and long-term sourcing and development strategy to meet profitability, flexibility, and agility
  • Support the fabric/finish/garment​ price negotiation
  • Strong understanding of component costing, balancing cost with meeting design aesthetic and target cost
  • Successful calendar management and knowledge of product development and product cycle timelines
  • Develops, Manages, coaches a team within a department
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Job Requirements:

  • Qualifications:

    • Proven leadership ability with a demonstrated track record of successfully managing diverse teams
    • Bachelor's degree (8+ years of combined college education and work experience may be substituted for a degree)
    • Minimum 5 years' experience in apparel encompassing global product development, sourcing, production planning, inventory management and manufacturing
    • Expert knowledge of the apparel industry, competitor best practices and the global sourcing environment
    • Ability to impart information clearly and forcefully
    • Demonstrated ability to impact, influence and negotiate both internally and externally
    • Ability to initiate and implement change
    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions to drive results
    • Experience working with overseas manufactures and offices
    • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and PLM
    • APICS certification a plus

     

    The Company's policy is to provide equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, Vietnam era/disabled veteran status, physical or mental disability, or other protected classes prohibited by applicable law. Company policy prohibits harassment of applicants or employees on the basis of any protected classes. The Company has established a continuing Affirmative Action Program to assure equal employment opportunity in all its policy decisions affecting recruitment, selection, assignment, promotion, training, and all other terms and conditions of employment. 

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    LOCATION

    US-CA-San Francisco-Battery St-Corporate

     

    FULL TIME/PART TIME

    Full time
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Company Info
Levi Strauss & CO

United States

Phone: 1 (800) 872-5384
Web Site: http://levistrauss.com/careers/

Company Profile

Company Info


Levi Strauss & CO
United States
Phone: 1 (800) 872-5384
Web Site: http://levistrauss.com/careers/

Product Development Manager - Mens Bottoms

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

437

Category:

Business Development, Customer Service, Design
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

236

Posted:

09.16.2016
col-wide   

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION

We believe that clothes — and how you make them — can make a difference.

Since 1853, we’ve been obsessed with innovation to meet people’s needs. We invented the first blue jean. And we reinvented khaki pants. We pioneered labor and environmental guidelines for our manufacturing partners. And we work to build sustainability into everything we do.

A company doesn’t last 160 years by standing still. It endures by reinventing itself, striving to delight its consumers, winning in the marketplace, and by remaining true to its values.

We employ more than 17,000 people around the world – supporting great brands, including Levi’s®, Dockers® and Denizen®. Our employees are committed to innovation, creativity and collaboration. Put simply, if you’re looking for a new opportunity, this is a great place to grow your career

 

The Product Development Manager will support the PD team as a key liaison between Design, Merchandising, and Supply Planning for the Product Development team. The Product Manager is to be accountable for all aspects of product execution and calendar timelines from the sketch/prototype stage through bulk production.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to drive processes with an extended team of merchandisers, designers, field contacts and others to meet development and production commitments
  • Excellent understanding of Product Development and bulk production
  • Support the seasonal and long-term sourcing and development strategy to meet profitability, flexibility, and agility
  • Support the fabric/finish/garment​ price negotiation
  • Strong understanding of component costing, balancing cost with meeting design aesthetic and target cost
  • Successful calendar management and knowledge of product development and product cycle timelines
  • Develops, Manages, coaches a team within a department
  •  

Job Requirements:

  • Qualifications:

    • Proven leadership ability with a demonstrated track record of successfully managing diverse teams
    • Bachelor's degree (8+ years of combined college education and work experience may be substituted for a degree)
    • Minimum 5 years' experience in apparel encompassing global product development, sourcing, production planning, inventory management and manufacturing
    • Expert knowledge of the apparel industry, competitor best practices and the global sourcing environment
    • Ability to impart information clearly and forcefully
    • Demonstrated ability to impact, influence and negotiate both internally and externally
    • Ability to initiate and implement change
    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions to drive results
    • Experience working with overseas manufactures and offices
    • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and PLM
    • APICS certification a plus

     

    The Company's policy is to provide equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, Vietnam era/disabled veteran status, physical or mental disability, or other protected classes prohibited by applicable law. Company policy prohibits harassment of applicants or employees on the basis of any protected classes. The Company has established a continuing Affirmative Action Program to assure equal employment opportunity in all its policy decisions affecting recruitment, selection, assignment, promotion, training, and all other terms and conditions of employment. 

    #LI-MG1

     

    LOCATION

    US-CA-San Francisco-Battery St-Corporate

     

    FULL TIME/PART TIME

    Full time
  • Apply
  • Apply with LinkedIn
    •  
 
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