Manager Product Development, Cut And Sew Knits - Tommy Hilfiger

Phillips - Van Heusen Corporation New York , NY 10007

Posted 1 week ago

If you are a current PVH Associate, please click this link to apply through your Workday account.

Design Your Future at PVH

Manager Product Development, Cut and Sew Knits - Tommy Hilfiger


The Manager of Product Development is a dynamic individual responsible for driving the product development process from initial design concept through commercialization. Responsible for the accurate and timely production of samples that support both the aesthetic and customer requirements. PD will leverage specialized product expertise to create styles supporting the design vision and business KPIs (including garment and development costs). Critical cross functional partner to the Design, Production Operations, Merchandising, Fabric and Technical teams.


  • Supports the partnership between Design, Raw Materials, Technical Design, Merchandising and Production Operations to ensure that the product being developed meets aesthetic requirements within the targeted cost parameters

  • Collaborate with Production Operations to:

  • Review historical costing to determine targets

  • Analyze, negotiate and confirm costing from factories

  • Create and maintain cost logs from sketch to proto phase.

  • Issue Proto orders via system

  • Responsible for the handover to Production Operations from SRS fitting prior to bulk production

  • Liaison between design, vendors, and hub office which may include travel as needed

  • In collaboration with PO, responsible for seasonal vendor allocation including cost negotiations based on bottom-up breakdown of Bill of Materials (BOM) at SKU level.

  • Accountable for on-time and in full arrival of proto samples

  • Represents Product Development in cross-functional calendar milestones drive and simplify decision making. Milestones include, but are not limited to: color & concept, sketch reviews, proto reviews, fittings

  • Track overdevelopment (against the range plan) at each of the specified milestones.

  • Manage and maintain all samples and submits for cross functional meetings with design


  • Minimum of 5+ years in product development/pre-production

  • Wholesale and vertical retail product development experience preferred

  • Bachelor's Degree required

  • Strong technical product construction knowledge

  • Knowledge of PLC and operations

  • High attention to detail

  • Strong organizational and communication skills

  • Ability to manage different priorities

  • MS Office Suite strong emphasis on Excel

  • (Centric) PLM, DTS and CAD preferred

  • Analytical aptitude to plan strategically to the needs of the business

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

Continue exploring our current job opportunities and take the next step towards designing your future.

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Product Manager R&D/Operations Lauren Knits

Ralph Lauren

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 3/12/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-06-10T00:00 Product Manager, R&D/Operations, Lauren- Knits Ref #: 5568886 Department: Mfg & Sourcing City: New York State/Province: New York Country: United States Company Description Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances. For 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Ralph Lauren Collection, Double RL, Polo Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children's, Ralph Lauren Home, Lauren Ralph Lauren, RLX, American Living, Chaps and Club Monaco, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands. Position Overview The Product Manager of R&D/Ops is involved in all aspects of cut and sew knit fabrics. As a member of our dynamic and driven team, the R&D/Ops Manager will be responsible driving knit fabric innovation, owning the development of knit raw materials, managing and adhering to calendar timelines to meet on-time deliverables and collaborating with cross-functional teams on raw material strategies. Essential Duties & Responsibilities * Responsible for owning the development and delivery of knit fabric * Focusing on market research, attending fabric shows and interacting with mills and overseas offices * Driving new knit fabric innovation while aligning with design to keep category relevant and competitive * Conduct market research to identify new knit fabrics, how they relate to the RL brand and understand competitive landscape * Source and develop brand appropriate knit fabric based on aesthetics as well in full alignment with production on sourcing strategy * Identify and manage opportunities for positioning / platforming of raw materials in collaboration with the Studio team and sourcing overseas offices. * Maintain fabric library and sample yardage inventory for in house drapes and samples * Maintain seasonal fabric charts and design range numbers * Create and update Raw Material ID's in PLM system for Knits RTW and PFS Experience, Skills & Knowledge * Bachelor's Degree * 5-8 years' experience in fashion industry * Strong aesthetic and product knowledge of knit fabrications * Strong computer skills; excel, outlook, PLM * Strong background in global sourcing of raw materials * Self-motivator with strong organization and communication skills Product Manager, R&D/Operations, Lauren- Knits Ralph Lauren New York NY

Manager Product Development, Cut And Sew Knits - Tommy Hilfiger

Phillips - Van Heusen Corporation