Team Leader Product Development Denim (m/f/d)

Recruiter
Hugo Boss
Location
Stuttgart, Delaware, Germany
Posted
16 Sep 2022
Closes
03 Nov 2022
Ref
122442
Level
Manager
Our vision is to establish HUGO BOSS as the leading premium tech-driven fashion platform worldwide and to be one of the top 100 global brands. At HUGO BOSS, we work as a team to apply our knowledge, skills and experience together and create a diversity of ideas and solutions. What unites us? We love fashion, we change fashion!

At HUGO BOSS, you have the opportunity to contribute your personality, ideas and creativity - because only when we break new ground together can we create something unique. Become part of our team of more than 14.000 employees worldwide and shape your future/drive your future/drive your growth, at HUGO BOSS!

To complete our HUGO BOSS Product Development Denim Department we are looking for a Team Leader Product Development Denim (m/f/d).

What you can expect:

  • Steering the complete product development process Denim for all brand and gender lines
  • Collaborate with internal and external interfaces supporting the Head of Product Development Denim
  • Oversee central costing activities with the team related to seasonal negotiations and internal and external benchmarking among sourcing countries and vendors
  • Manage vendor portfolio&relationship at operational level
  • Build up a fabric and wash library
  • Oversee daily product development operations and seasonal time table and monitor team performance
  • Ensure balanced workload allocation vs. resources across all team members
  • Create an inspiring team environment with an open communication culture
  • Project lead&work and process optimisation to further improve and develop the Denim business
  • Initiate innovation management on products and processes
  • Global travel activities at vendors and fairs including also store checks for competitor benchmarking


Your profile:

  • Degree in Textile Engineering or Business Administration or equivalent working experience
  • Minimum of 7 years of Denim development/production experience and strong knowledge base of garment cost engineering, denim construction, and denim wash techniques
  • Several years of leadership experience
  • Deep knowledge of product development and procurement management, basic knowledge of 3D development of apparel products
  • Proven track record in internal and external stakeholder management
  • Strong motivation skills, strong solution oriented thinking
  • Excellent communication and negotiation 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 café, Times.


We are a global company with our employees representative of the world at large. Our inclusive culture embraces each person's authenticity and individuality. We are committed to equal employment opportunity. And we believe our equitable work environment helps unleash your full potential and inspires you to thrive.

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