Senior Product Developer - Calvin Klein Denim (Maternity cover)

Calvin Klein
Amsterdam (Gemeente), Noord-Holland (NL)
05 May 2022
05 Jun 2022

About PVH Corp.

PVH is one of the most admired fashion and lifestyle companies in the world. We power brands that drive fashion forward – for good. Our brand portfolio includes the iconic CALVIN KLEIN and TOMMY HILFIGER brands. We market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands. PVH has over 40,000 associates operating in over 40 countries and $9.9 billion in annual revenues. That's the Power of Us. That’s the Power of PVH.

About Calvin Klein 

Calvin Klein is a global lifestyle brand built on iconic essentials and powered by bold, progressive ideals. The Calvin Klein brands — CK Calvin Klein, Calvin Klein, Calvin Klein Jeans, Calvin Klein Underwear and Calvin 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. The Calvin Klein brands 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 the Calvin Klein brands were approximately $9.4 billion in 2019. 

The tiered-brand strategy was established for Calvin Klein to provide a focused, consistent approach to global brand growth and development that preserves the brand's prestige and image. Each of the Calvin Klein brands occupies a distinct marketing identity and position. We believe that Calvin Klein is 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 


The Position

The role of the Product Development is to manage and oversee the development of denim products and follow up until production.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Overseeing the Denim  line across all categories (pant , shirt , jackets , dress …)

  • Liaising daily with direct Vendors on all PD queries

  • Create overview for the management

  • Check and ensure all development on time

  • Key Responsible for managing all sampling of denim collection per season across 1st proto to final pre-production samples

  • Daily administrative PLM–Managing the BOM creations, ensuring all information is correct and regularly updated across styles/vendor

  • Create, Maintain and Upload all comments per proto stage into PLM

  • Work closely with the wash developer  to assure correct fabric and stretchability

  • Work closely with Merchandising , tech team and design to follow development and mock up

  • Sending and Tracking all Samples sent and received

  • Work with vendors to assure sustainable product and update the system for green wash

  • Work closely with  Calendar to ensure all deadlines

  • Support peers on all Product development queries 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

  • 3-5  years ‘Product Development experience within a fashion environment

  • Highly organized

  • Proactive team player

  • High understanding of full Product Development Process from Start to Finish

  • Excellent communication skills, fluency in English a must

  • Able to plan and mange own workload , handle multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Appreciation of the Creative process

  • Flexible attitude and strong work ethic

  • Ability to liaise with and build good internal and external working relationships.

  • Excellent knowledge & computer skills in MS Excel, PowerPoint & Word. 

  • Able to work within PLM system- preferable background working in similar Soft wear programs

  • Good understanding of Calvin Klein DNA and brand awareness

What You Can Expect from Us:

  • A company culture that fosters development, offering training and learning opportunities through our very own PVH University 

  • An international environment which respects diversity, equality, and individuality 

  • A monthly Covid home- office budget

  • A smart work program that empowers our associates to work from home in the Netherlands, within a flexible schedule 

  • A beautiful state-of-the-art Campus awaiting you upon our return to the office

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

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 of diversity, and take 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.

COVID-19 and Working at PVH

As we continue to navigate the impact of COVID-19, the health, safety and well-being of our associates remains our #1 priority. As a result, your recruiting process may be conducted remotely, primarily via phone and video calls. Once you’re onboard, you’ll join in our Work Smart hybrid way of working, which is focused on connection, collaboration and community, with our dynamic offices and workspaces there to facilitate teamwork and innovation. 


In your initial call, our Talent Acquisition Team will outline the full details of our Work Smart hybrid working policy, as well as any adapted measures that may be in place based on current government guidelines.

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