Senior Product Developer BOSS Menswear Jersey (m/f/d)

Hugo Boss
Stuttgart, DE
29 Oct 2021
14 Dec 2021
HUGO BOSS is one of the leading premium fashion and lifestyle companies with around 13,800 employees worldwide. We work passionately and to high standards from the initial idea through to the finished product. In this role, you will have the opportunity to be yourself and to be creative in an inspiring and international working environment - because, to create something extraordinary, we must explore new paths together. Join our team and shape your own future at HUGO BOSS!

Senior Product Developer BOSS Menswear Jersey (m/f/d)
HUGO BOSS AG | Metzingen near Stuttgart | Germany | Full-time

We are looking for a Senior Product Developer BOSS Menswear Jersey (m/f/d) to strengthen our Product Development & Operations division.

What you can expect:
  • Lead central costing activities & reporting and perform final seasonal negotiations with vendors. Support and train Product Development Team on costing activities and negotiation skills
  • Perform internal and external benchmarking among sourcing countries and vendors
  • Support and manage development of capsules and special projects with relevant internal and external interfaces
  • Oversee vendor on-boarding activities by performing trainings and creating/up-dating related process and product documentation
  • Collaborate with internal and external interfaces supporting the Team Leader Product Development Jersey
  • Initiate innovation management on products and processes
  • Proactively plan and execute sourcing optimization activities, e.g. value engineering through material consolidation, implementing and monitoring the vendor allocation etc.
  • Develop and lead continuous improvement on internal processes
  • Coordinate projects and perform reporting for the Product Development Team Jersey
  • Global travel activities at vendors and fairs including also store checks for competitor benchmarking

Your profile:
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in product development and sourcing of Jersey products
  • University degree in Textile Engineering or Business Administration or equivalent working experience
  • Deep knowledge of procurement management and strong negotiation skills
  • Experienced in 3D development of apparel products
  • Large network of industry experts and partners
  • Strong technical knowledge of workmanship, fit, raw materials and product costing for Jersey products
  • Very good communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial and proactive mindset to drive team development and process improvement
  • Fluent business English
  • Good knowledge of MS Office (mainly Excel), SAP/PLM

Your benefits:
  • Made for Me: three days in Metzingen and two days working remotely. Our hybrid working model "Threedom of work" is as individual as your personal needs.
  • Today. Tomorrow. Always. Sustainability is one of our key values, and more than just a trend. We are committed to environmental, animal and climate protection, and human rights.
  • Does innovation drive you? Same for us! We have digitized most of our workflows and almost fully automated our logistics centres.
  • Exclusive discounts for shopping and arts: benefit from discounts for family and friends along with free entrance to more than 15 international art museums.
  • High-performing people need a healthy balance. Take advantage of the employee gym, the beach volleyball field or yoga classes on the rooftop terrace.
  • As a fashion company, we value good taste in everything - including food. Welcome to our own restaurant and cafĂ©, Times.

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