Fashionnet / Gant

Product Developer Outerwear

As part of the Outerwear, Tailoring and Bottoms Team, you will be responsible for the development of Outerwear products and It’s crucial that you have a strong sense and understanding of fabrics, trims and high quality as well a passion for sales driven products and a sharp commercial eye.
Upprättad
Ansökningsfrist
den 31 januari 2018
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Fulltid
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Tidsbegränd
Region
Sverige > Stockholms län

Sweden - Stockholm, Global Hq

We have an excellent opportunity for an Outerwear Product Developer to join our International Design Team in Stockholm. You will work in an environment driven by passion, innovation and authenticity – as well in the spirit of strong teamwork and positive attitude.

About the team
Outerwear is a growing category within GANT and the driving force is to create sustainable and beautiful garments with our heritage of American sportswear in mind – and always strive to exceed our consumers expectations.

Initially this is a temporary position until 31/3 2019. However, for the right individual under the right circumstances, there will always be opportunities within GANT and a chance to extended contract.  

As part of the Outerwear, Tailoring and Bottoms Team, you will be responsible for the development of Outerwear products and It’s crucial that you have a strong sense and understanding of fabrics, trims and high quality as well a passion for sales driven products and a sharp commercial eye.

Responsibilities
* You report to Product Developer Lead of the Outerwear, Tailoring and Bottoms Category.
* Key daily interactions with Designers, Other Product Developers, Pattern Team, Sourcing and Suppliers.
* Develop products in the right qualities, with the right suppliers and to the right price points.
* Drive the price negotiation process towards the suppliers and ensure final product is aligned with Category’s Range plan.
* Be the strong link between designer and suppliers and make sure that the development process is being followed, communicated and understood by all involved parts.
* Ensure that product specifications are communicated to Suppliers and make sure that they have understood and are able to meet the requirements.
* Work proactive to source quality assured and commercially viable fabrics, yarns and trims that are in line with the designers brief and Category’s range plan.
* Drive, follow and act up on test reports of materials and final samples to ensure a high quality standard across the products.
* Work together with Designer and Pattern Team to ensure fits and shapes.
* Manage and update sizing blocks, charts and grading’s through technical templates and communicate to suppliers.
* Contribute to the Category with positive energy, passion and Great Spirit every day!
* The job will include travelling.

Your skills
* Minimum 3-5 years of work experience with Outerwear in similar role, including touch points as Product developing, Price negotiation and Production.
* Fluent in written and spoken English.
* Proficient with Excel, Word, Powerpoint. PLM system experience would be ideal.
* Competitor and trend awareness within Outerwear materials.
* Able to manage high paced work and keep deadlines while maintaining flexibility.
* A humble team player with great communication skills.
* Great negotiation skills.
* Used to work with cost breakdown structures and follow Range plans.
* A sharp commercial eye and a drive to always exceed the consumers expectations.

What we offer
* Be part of our Product Creation Team and build the future of GANT.
* Possibilities for growth and development; our credo is “Never stop learning”.
* International work environment.

Please apply with your CV and cover letter by January 31/01/2018.

GANT is a lifestyle brand committed to creating a community that lives by and embraces our values of being authentic, where we stay true to our beliefs, respect each other and remain accountable; being innovative, where we hold our heritage close to heart when striving for new ideas; and being passionate, where we live and represent the brand we love while working together toward the same goal.

GANT is the original American lifestyle brand with European sophistication, offering premium clothing, accessories and home furnishings for men, women and kids. Born in 1949 on the campuses of the American East Coast universities and raised in Europe, GANT enjoys a global presence in over 70 markets, 750 stores and 4,000 selected retailers. Please visit gant.com for more information.

Arbetstid / Varaktighet

31/3 2019


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