Technical Developer - Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein
10 Aug 2022
10 Sep 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

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 Department & Team 

The Technical Development team develops and delivers both innovative and sustainable products for Calvin Klein. Responsible for the end to end technical development of the product, from initial concept through to physical garments, pioneering high quality & product excellence, as well as delivering on company & divisional KPI’s.   

Closely partnering with several stakeholders, from PD (Product Development), design & merchandising, through to global teams this role plays an intricate part in delivering the Calvin Klein brand DNA.   



The Position  

Skilled and knowledgeable within technical development specialising in Womenswear wovens within the luxury sector, pattern cutting experience advantageous. Responsible for the control and maintenance of our block libraries and driving all new seasonal silhouettes developments across global supply base. 

Collaborate closely with design, Merchandise and product development to interpret sketches, create collections, understand market needs and achieve shared deadlines.  



Key Responsibilities:  

  • Research & development 

  • Responsible for participating in fit meetings including capturing comments, changes & communicating these internally and externally. 

  • Information maintenance/data integrity: ensure accuracy, completeness, and timeliness of data in PLM  

  • Adhere to critical path, both internally and externally to support the development and production of the collection achieving on time for delivery at all stages of the process  

  • Liaising with PVH overseas offices and collaborating with sourcing, Central Quality Assurance regarding any quality issues 

  • Ad hoc tasks such as sample organizing, meeting preparation, analysis, and reporting  



The Ideal Candidate: 

  • 4 years of experience in technical development 

  • A bachelor/ master’s degree in fashion, garment technology, pattern cutting or equivalent experience in fashion, clothing or textiles industry 

  • Product knowledge of apparel preferably within relevant category including pattern cutting and technical construction  

  • Effective communication skills: inclusive team player, interdepartmental collaboration  

  • Ability to solve straight forward problems following standard procedures  

  • Able to work in a highly productive, fast paced environment with a hands-on approach 

  • High data integrity 

  • Self-driven, pragmatic and business mind set 

  • Embodies PVH values of individuality, passion, accountability, partnership & integrity 

  • Good command of written & spoken English  



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.