Senior Product Developer

Recruiter
Wood Wood
Location
Copenhagen, Hovedstaden (DK)
Posted
25 May 2022
Closes
22 Jun 2022
Ref
016
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Principal Accountabilities:

The Senior Product Developer will be working closely with the Head of Production to strategise the seasonal collections. The developer will manage the development and production of products within the assigned categories in close cooperation with other team members. The developer will also act as a critical partner to design on the commercial side of the product to ensure the product's sensibility and relevance to the market. This candidate will provide support with relevant research and a solution-oriented approach. This role is primarily accountable for ensuring the collection's success by securing margin, inventory prospects and new business opportunities each season.

Primary Tasks: 

  • Support in preparing the seasonal forecast based on financial goals and historical product performance before each season kick-off including gender/segment/category/style /colour.
  • In conjunction with design, ensure products are designed and sourced according to set price points while meeting margin requirements.
  • Provide sample status to all stakeholders (design/sales/marketing/logistics).
  • Produce and oversee instructions and comments on prototypes, SMS, pre-production and production samples.
  • Take an active role in fitting sessions to further develop and improve the products and the production process.
  • Work to assure the highest quality of the products in your designated categories.
  • Follow up and ensure on-time receiving of all samples according to the Development Calendar.
  • Secure the global supply base, ensuring product, price and lead-time requirements are met according to agreed objectives while minimising company risk.
  • Ensure and monitor that vendors adhere to the agreed deliverables and comply with the Industry and Company Code of Conduct.
  • Create and negotiate preliminary style/production plan by region and factory.
  • Review and benchmark all suppliers together with the team after each season.
  • Ensure that seasonal stock levels of NOOS and other product opportunities are continuously monitored and adjusted to maximise profitability and identify opportunities with the buying department and Head of Production.


Skills and Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding of sourcing and development of global supply base.
  • Knowledge of global and regional laws regarding sourcing and movement of goods.
  • Ability to formulate and communicate vision, plans and procedures.
  • Excellent understanding of WOOD WOOD’s profile, SKU, and price structure.
  • Experienced in line planning, product development and sourcing.
  • Deep knowledge of manufacturing processes and costing.


Expectations:

  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in development/sourcing/production across different product categories.
  • Experience in cross-functional teamwork.
  • Strong Excel and analytical skills.
  • Experience with Apparel PLM applications.
  • Team player accustomed to working under pressure to tight deadlines.
  • Experience with different ERP-system.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Fluent in English.

At WOOD WOOD, we’re committed to cultivating a diverse, equal and inclusive environment for all employees in which every voice matters. We aim to acquire and support a workforce that exists without any discrimination on the basis of race, gender identity, religion, civil status, national origin, disability or age. It’s essential for us that everyone feels respected, included and encouraged to be themselves.

 

Please send your CV and relevant portfolio of work to job@woodwood.com. 

Application deadline: As we interview candidates continuously, we kindly ask that you submit your application asap.

Location: Wood Wood HQ, Larsbjørnsstræde 3, 1454 Copenhagen K.