Manager, Technical

Employer
Calvin Klein
Location
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Closing date
1 Jan 2024

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Job Details

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB:
  • Work directly with New York technical design team to execute styles from concept development through to bulk production while maintaining brand vision
  • Support global brand Technical Services team in block & library creation and implementation across various product categories
  • Partner with Raw Materials team to identify functional materials and trims for constructing technical product
  • Execute calibration exercises in-region, internally and externally
  • Work closely with vendor partners on style execution and troubleshooting for on-the-ground issues
  • Manage internal and external vendor relationships and report on qualitative and quantitative performance metrics
  • Drive calendar adherence within the region
  • Runs fit calendar and sessions
  • Support supply chain initiatives that enable speed, agility and flexibility to deliver profitable top-line growth
  • Understand cost and construction across product categories
  • Execute initiatives to increase operational efficiencies and leverage economies of scale across brands
  • Understand global testing and compliance regulations and standards
  • Build relationships and maintain connectivity with global partners from other regions to drive divisional goals and execute strategies
  • Partner with other global Tech design leads to execute global initiatives and share best practices
  • Support Design with innovation through the supply chain by partnering with external resources and conducting market research
  • Oversee and manage in-region technical design team- P2P/ Integrated Supply Chain Model technical partners.


Embodies PVH corporate values: Individuality, Partnership, Passion, Integrity, and Accountability

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience in a Branded Retail environment operating within a technical design team
  • Extensive technical design knowledge: construction, costing, patterns, functional trims, garment measuring, etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of sourcing and production organizations
  • Extensive knowledge of multi-tiered sourcing strategies
  • Raw Material construction knowledge
  • Experience fitting garments on body


SKILLS:
  • Ability to drive change, inspire, coach, mentor, and develop a high-performing team
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships cross-functionally and cross-divisionally, as well as externally
  • Ability to influence cross-functionally and throughout the organization to drive results
  • Manage short-term business decisions while driving toward long-term strategic vision
  • Operate in an environment with changing business needs, ad hoc project requests, shifting priorities, and deadlines
  • Detail-oriented, creative, and innovative in approach
  • Results & solutions driven
  • Ability to know when to direct teams in a leadership capacity and when to take a hands-on approach in order to deliver timely results
  • Strong negotiating skills in diverse cultural environments

Company

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.

Company info
Telephone
020 589 9888
Location
Danzigerkade
165
Amsterdam
Netherlands
1013 AP
NL

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