All brands strategy, product development and innovation are led and driven by certain PVH affiliates in the US with respect to products under the Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger sold in NA, Asia and SA; and in the Netherlands with respect to products bearing the Tommy Hilfiger Europe, Calvin Klein Europe with respect and sold in the Asia region. The position in this job description helps the above mentioned PVH related parties meet their operating and strategic needs.
Own technical development of allocated styles, collaborating with global technical teams and Hub cross-functional partners. Ensure consistency of fit across all collections
Compile, analyze, and document clear directional fitting comments in Centric Ability to evaluate garment construction and quality to identify possible risk and testing required, additional be able to provide alternative suggestions to eliminate risk Responsible for upholding design intent across multi bases sizes from 1st Fit though to PP Approval. Where concerns arise act proactively providing concerns and suggested solutions to the Technical and Design Team Work closely with Hub sourcing and vendor to manage sample T&A - Assisting where prompt conversation with vendors & action is needed. Follow and asses yearly SOP set in place internally and external within the company. Making sure SOPs are relevant or follow up with partners necessary updates Lead vendor accreditation training for PP and Fit Approval. Responsible for identifying programs/style - Fit Approval which vendor will own self-approval and PP Approval style PVH should own. Maintain seasonal SCFT scorecards, coordinate with the manager to provide quarterly evaluation reports to vendor technical leads Build strong relationships with our vendor and cross-functional partners Lead and participate in communication with cross-functional teams sharing knowledge, aiding better alignment To participate in projects to create and define new SOP and best practices
INTERNAL & EXTERNAL CONTACTS
Internal Contacts: Sourcing, Technical Teams, Raw Material Leads
External Contacts: Vendors, Suppliers
Sample approval / Pattern construction / Fitting result / Quality standard Able to make decision on bringing/ altering new benefits which should be beneficial for the brand and company.
Provide guidance to hubs and vendors to ensure our workflow can run seamlessly To utilize computer knowledge making effective way to perform variety of tasks in system
Ability to work in fast-paced, team-oriented setting
Embrace PVH's core values: Individuality, Partnership, Passion, Integrity, and Accountability
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
Education & Experience:
Diploma or above in Technical Design, Pattern Grading or equivalent preferred Minimum 3 years or above relevant experience.
Knowledge of fitting, pattern making, grading, construction, testing and pad development experience Knowledge of PLM systems Organized and detailed oriented, takes immediate action to resolve issues and problems Calibrated mind set which builds good working relationships and leads to team building Excellent communication skills able to communicate effectively across the team and organization Knowledge of garment fit and ability to instruct a vendor on the garment manufacturability Solid working knowledge of sewing and stitch properties and overall garment detail Strong Ms Office Skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Outlook)Fluency in English