Senior Fit Technician - Calvin Klein Denim

Calvin Klein
Amsterdam (Gemeente), Noord-Holland (NL)
07 Jul 2022
07 Aug 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 Full Price Retail CK Merchandising Manager 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 Technical Developer will work within the Calvin Klein Jeans division on CKJ Men’s, Women’s . As a developer, you will technically support and work closely with merchandisers, designers and product developers to realize seasonal collections.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing fit and workmanship of all styles from Proto to Pre-Production samples.

  • Advising Design + Merchandising teams which technical and critical way to develops the product on the best practice .

  • informing vendors for patterns , BOMS and GWS to be use for each styles

  • Fitting of garments on a live model in front of a larger team for SMS.

  • Inputting of comments, drawn diagrams and annotated pictures into PLM. Giving clear instructions to factory how to adjust workmanship to achieve a better outcome in collaboration with tech team.

  • Maintenance all systems ( PLM ) .

  • Working with international team of Technical Developers (usually via email or online meetings) to perform risk assessment throughout a style’s development. Working together with relevant teams to find appropriate solutions.

  • Weekly meetings with wider team to discuss upcoming deadlines and workload.

  • Maintaining an up to date in-house block library in order to achieve fit consistency Building of fit and technical overviews for clarity across teams

  • In charge of developing Capsule ( injection styles ) in fast way

The Ideal Candidate:

  •  Should exemplify organizational, time management and prioritization skills. The candidate will work on 4 seasons at once, and with multiple designers + product developers. A sound ability to keep oneself organized, manage deadlines and focus on what's important first is critical.

  •  A team player. The wider team will occasionally call on each other for support to manage abnormally high workload or special projects. The ability to ask for help when necessary, and a willingness to support others, is important.

  • Analytical skills. Every day brings new challenges and problems to solve. A strong analytical skillset will benefit the candidate in researching, understanding and intelligently solving these challenges as they pop up.

  • A desire to keep learning and knowledge sharing. A keenness to both attain and share new knowledge keeps our team developing and relevant.

  • Strong communicator. Candidate will work with a diverse, multinational team of technical developers, designers + product developers. The ability to listen intentionally, ask critical questions and communicate clearly is essential.

  • Is comfortable working independently and is a decision maker.

  • Experience in Denim

  • Fitting of garments on a live model in front of a larger team.

  • Measuring of garments.

  • Strong understanding and knowledge base of fit and workmanship.

  • Ability to write comments, draw diagrams and annotate pictures to help factory improve outlook of product.

  • Maintenance of specs and grading in PLM system.

  • Must have experience in Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook

  • Experience in PLM

  • Experience in Adobe illustrator

  • international factory experience  

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 cover letter with your application. We would love to know 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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