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Global Director, Packaging and Trim

Calvin Klein
New York, New York, United States of America
Closing date
21 Sep 2023

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The Director of Packaging and Trim is responsible for overseeing as the strategic leader behind the Packaging department; guiding the research, development, and sourcing of raw materials that are trend, customer and brand right, while working within lead-time parameters and maintaining pricing structure. Directs efforts to support: Strategy of leveraging the combined purchasing power and developing relationships with material suppliers who can meet multiple objections of: Innovation, sustainability, quality, and delivery speed/reliability.

  • Directs and drives the research for Innovative trends to cross-functional teams. Interprets design concepts to provide commercially viable solutions.
  • Directs the research and development of new materials ensuring strategic initiatives are in accordance with brand aesthetic, lead-time and cost strategy.
  • Directs all materials sourcing strategies.
  • Directs the cost reduction initiatives to meet corporate goals and drives process improvements. Identifies and implements strategies for streamlined workload in partnership with Sourcing, Suppliers and overseas offices.
  • Ensure materials developed are commercial and pass all requirements. Ensure cross-functional partners are fully supported regarding technical textile testing and problem solving.
  • Leads the development of core materials on a seasonal basis. Attends key Brand meetings as needed to drive raw material strategies and represent team.
  • Guide and support suppliers on sustainable initiatives.
  • Partners with - Design, Merchandising, Sales, Supply, Marketing, Strategic Services, Engineering, IT, SIO, and Quality Assurance teams and suppliers on raw materials research and development related issues. Partners with cross-functional teams (CFTs) to support on-time delivery of first quality goods that meet margin requirements.
  • Establishes & maintains relationships with material suppliers for immediate need resolution and future development opportunities.
  • Leads on-boarding efforts with new vendors.
  • Leads and directs team activities that ensure functional KPI's are achieved.


Experience: Minimum 10 to 15 years of experience in Trim and Packaging field in apparel industry

Education: bachelor's degree or industry / mill experience that equates

Skills: Proficient in Trim and Packaging substrates, finishing, and manufacturing process

Pay Range: $145,000 - $170,000
PVH currently provides base salary ranges for all positions-on job advertisements-in the United States based on local requirements. These ranges are based on what PVH reasonably believes that it will pay an associate for their base salary for said position at the time of the posting. Individual compensation will ultimately be determined based on a variety of relevant factors including but-not limited to qualifications, geographic location and other relevant skills. PVH is committed to providing a market-competitive total rewards package to eligible associates, which includes diverse and robust health and insurance benefits to meet the varied needs of our associates and an above-market 401(k) contribution to help our associates save for retirement. We also offer career growth opportunities, empowering our associates to design their future at PVH.

PVH Corp. or its subsidiary ("PVH") is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment on the basis of their individual capabilities and qualifications, consistent with applicable law and without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law. In addition to complying with all applicable laws, PVH also has a strong corporate commitment to inclusion, diversity and to ensuring that all current and future PVH associates are compensated solely on job-related factors such as skill, ability, educational background, work quality, experience and potential. To achieve these goals, across the United States and its territories, PVH prohibits any PVH employee, agent or representative from requesting or otherwise considering any job applicant's current or prior wages, salary or other compensation information in connection with the hiring process. Accordingly, applicants are asked not to disclose this salary history information to PVH


For five decades, CALVIN KLEIN has been a cultural catalyst, creating a legacy of iconic imagery and provocative conversation while retaining its American DNA and youth-inspired designs. Our associates are a group of talented individuals with unique personalities and perspectives. At CALVIN KLEIN, we take risks, embrace differences and strive to make a positive impact on the world. Above all, we care passionately for the brand, our customer and each other. Founded in 1968 by Calvin Klein and his business partner Barry Schwartz, CALVIN KLEIN is one of the world’s largest and most successful designer fashion brands. We are driven by our associates, creating one of the most visionary workforces in fashion. We are proud of who we are, what we do, and the future we are creating. Global retail sales of CALVIN KLEIN products exceeded $8 billion in 2017, and CALVIN KLEIN branded products are distributed in 110+ countries. CALVIN KLEIN employs a worldwide network of over 10,000 associates and operates more than 2,000 free-standing stores globally. Calvin Klein, Inc. was acquired by PVH Corp. in 2003.

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