Product Development Manager, Jewelry

Recruiter
Tory Burch
Location
Hong Kong, China
Posted
08 Jan 2021
Closes
14 Feb 2021
Ref
R0004568
Level
Manager
JOB SUMMARY

This role will partner with our NY Product Development team and China Quality Assurance team to drive the Product Development process for jewelry.

JOB DESCRIPTION

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Support NY PD team to evaluate development specs and call out potential issues
  • Liaises with suppliers on development and tracks and monitors sampling process
  • Partner with NY PD team, China QA team, and suppliers to anticipate, prevent, and resolve quality, material, and construction issues
  • Assist in sourcing components and support advanced development
  • Review and evaluate samples at Proto, SMS, and PP sample stages to ensure execution is in line with design specifications, in addition to providing technical and construction guidance
  • Help resolve costing challenges
  • Support data entry into PLM system
  • Build and maintain a strong level of communication with NY PD team on vendor performance/strategy
  • Support sourcing of new suppliers
  • Conduct evaluations on (potential) vendors, report on capabilities/specialties, and provide guidance on suitability to meet Tory Burch standards
  • PP approvals for styles with simple/minor changes


EDUCATION & PRIOR EXPERIENCE NEEDED

  • Minimum of 7 years of proven jewelry experience at managerial level and at similar brand level
  • Hands on experience working with jewelry factories/vendors, preferably in Southern China region
  • Deep knowledge jewelry techniques, materials, and quality
  • Strong sense of global standards for luxury goods
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Results oriented, self-motivated, dedicated, enthusiastic, and energetic
  • Strong problem solving, negotiation, planning, and organizational skills
  • Committed to continuous learning and training
  • Fluent in English and Mandarin, Cantonese is a plus
  • Frequent travel is required


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Tory Burch LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) or sexual orientation, gender expression, military status, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, disability or membership in any other protected class under applicable law. Likewise, we will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Ordinance No. 184652. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.

Disability Accommodation

Tory Burch is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you require assistance or an accommodation with the hiring process, please contact talent@toryburch.com .