Product Developer Swimwear

Job Description Product Developer Swimwear

For a famous Dutch swimwear collection, we are looking for an experienced product developer who has a great team spirit. Are you good at planning, and are you technical-, and commercial-minded? Do you also have a strong affinity for CSR? We would love you to join this company to contribute your skills to create beautiful and sustainable swimwear collections. As a product developer you work cross-divisionally (closely) with designers and buyer teams to deliver successful collections that embody the designers’ vision and still meet the business needs in terms of margins, quality, sustainability, and brand identity. If you’re passionate about Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), this role is an excellent fit. You’ll have the chance to integrate sustainability into collections by making choices that align with ethical and environmental practices. Be part of the movement towards responsible fashion. Does this sound like a great opportunity? Read the following!

Tasks and responsibilities of the Product Developer:

  • You will be responsible for the whole process of product development working alongside the designer and buyer to deliver the highest possible quality
  • You will work through development and fit problems to maintain the product standard across the Swimwear collection
  • You will create and manage stylesheets & tech-packs and size specs to support the production team
  • You check samples, give comments, and give advice from a technical point of view
  • You keep a close watch on the deadlines of samples and the production-planning
  • You are responsible for organizing fit sessions and giving accurate comments
  • You will maintain relationships with international vendors and you are willing to travel if required
  • You will be responsible for quality control, both in-line production and in-house

You report directly to the CEO

Company Profile

This company is a Dutch Wholesale company that operates in the beachwear market. They design, manufacture, and distribute fashionable beach collections (2 brands) for women and kids. They service their accounts in more than 20 countries. Design, purchasing, sales, and marketing are managed from their Dutch head office. Within this company, you will work with a young and driven team. Their culture can be described as informal, customer-oriented, dynamic, ambitious and no-nonsense. They value people who have a 'get things done' mentality!

Job Criteria Product Developer Swimwear

  • A degree in Fashion
  • Minimal 5 years of experience in a similar function
  • Written and spoken fluency in English (Dutch is considered an advantage)
  • A strong feeling for the product as well as a positive attitude toward the brand
  • Strong affinity with CSR
  • You are a self-supporting, self-motivated individual who takes on the responsibility of the role
  • Team player with the right energy and strong personal drive to achieve
  • Innovative, flexible, and creative problem-solving skills
  • Analytical and interpersonal skills
  • 32-40 hours a week, 1 day from home possible

Region

Utrecht

Publication date

15.01.2024

Contact person

Mascha Manassen

Contact
Mascha Manassen
Mascha Manassen
Phone +31 (06) 5474 6105
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