Senior Product Developer - Mens Accessories

Amsterdam, Netherlands
07 Oct 2021
04 Nov 2021
Full Time
About Calvin Klein

Calvin Kleinis a global lifestyle brand built on iconic essentials and poweredby bold, progressive ideals. TheCalvin Kleinbrands -CK Calvin Klein,Calvin Klein,Calvin Klein Jeans,Calvin Klein UnderwearandCalvin Klein Performance- provide us with the opportunity to market products both domestically and internationally at various price points, through multiple distribution channels and to different consumer groups. TheCalvin Kleinbrands are also licensed for a range of products, including fragrance, women's apparel, footwear, eyewear, watches and jewelry in various regions. Global retail sales of products sold under theCalvin Kleinbrands were approximately $9.4 billion in 2019.

The tiered-brand strategy was established forCalvin Kleinto provide a focused, consistent approach to global brand growth and development that preserves the brand's prestige and image. Each of theCalvin Klein brands occupies a distinct marketing identity and position. We believe thatCalvin Kleinis well positioned over the next few years to establish itself as the world's favorite brand. With the North Star of "Defying the boundaries of self-expression" guiding its design, marketing and consumer engagement initiatives, we believe that Calvin Klein will convert its investments into ongoing commercial success


Calvin Klein Accessories - Europe

Key Responsibilities:

The role of the Senior Product Developer is to oversee the full development of Mens Bags and Small leather goods across the accessories line.

He/She will report into the Product Development Director.

The Senior Product Developer will be responsible for:
  • Managing the handover of SRF's and Technical information to Buying offices and direct vendors
  • Responsible for organizing and monitoring all sampling across 1st proto to final pre-production samples
  • Updating and managing the PLM data system - Managing the BOM creations, ensuring all information is correct and regularly updated across styles/vendor requests and SAP interface
  • Create, Maintain and Upload all comments per proto stage into PLM
  • Own all costing analysis within across each style/group , ensuring target fob vs. actual is worked on and achieved
  • Work closely with the R&D Manager to request/enquire Materials selected for price and suitability per season
  • Work closely with Merchandising to follow through assortment and requests from markets and alignment with key milestones for PLM input
  • Approving lap dips and maintaining seasonal material/trim approvals
  • Maintain and owning the Hardware library for men's accessories
  • Calendar and Critical Path - managing the timelines with his/her peers on the Seasonal Calendar deadlines set by the division and work closely on the critical path per season to ensure each deadline is met
  • Organise and set up meetings when needed with his/her peers for re caps and developments
  • Work closely on a daily basis with peers from the Design and Merchandise team with the best open and collaborative attitude

The Ideal Candidate:
  • Education: Graduate preferably with a higher education background in Fashion industry and/or will have at least 5-6 years' experience within a fashion or accessories development environment
  • Excellent knowledge & computer skills in MS Excel, PowerPoint & Word.
  • Able to work within PLM system- preferable background working in similar Soft wear programme
  • Highly organized with the ability to plan according to priority and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • High level of communication skills
  • Appreciation of the Creative process
  • Flexible attitude and strong work ethic
  • Good understanding of Calvin Klein DNA and brand awareness
  • Ability to liaise with and build good internal and external working relationships.
  • Excellent communication skills, fluency in English a must

What You Can Expect from Us:
  • Acompanyculturethat fostersdevelopment, offering trainingand learning opportunities through our very own PVH University
  • An international environment which respects diversity, equality,and individuality
  • Amonthly Covid home- office budget
  • Asmart work programthatempowers ourassociates to workfrom home in the Netherlands, withina flexible schedule
  • Abeautifulstate-of-the-artCampus awaiting you upon our return to the office

Please include a cover letter with your application. We would love to know why this is THE role for you!

COVID-19 andWorkingat PVH

As we continue to navigate the impact of COVID-19 and look ahead to shaping our new ways of working, the health, safety and well-being of our associates remains our #1 priority. This meansall ofour teams, including HR, work a bit differently*. Our Recruiting process is conducted remotely, primarily via phone and video calls. New hires will be welcomed through an adapted, at-home onboarding program. Equipment will be delivered safely to your front doors.

PVH Europe and our brands, TOMMY HILFIGER and CALVIN KLEIN, are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse community of associates with a strong sense of belonging. We believe we are bettered by all forms ofdiversity, andtake pride in working with top talent from every walk of life and corner of the world. In the spirit of inclusivity, qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, ethnicity, ability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, nationality, race, religion or sexual orientation