Soft Goods Product Developer

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What We Can Offer

Attractive salary
Health care insurrance

Job Description

Product Innovation and Integrity:
• Work hand in hand with Callaway brands and the fabric team to develop new products with new fabrications, technologies and treatments that place our products on the leading edge of our categories
• Ensure products are being developed from initial concept in accordance to the company’s sustainability roadmap. Manage necessary certification throughout the process
• Actively source suppliers based on needs for materials/trims/components/techniques or new processes required

Samples Execution:
• Co-ordinate with multiple region development teams and vendors on full seasonal soft goods development (Golf Bags, Headwear, Gloves, Lifestyle Bags)
• Analyze Tech Packs for accuracy, potential issues and partner with manufacturer on smooth acquisition of materials/trims and action plan to execute
• Source and connect manufacturers to suppliers for materials acquisition with an emphasis on consolidation and efficient supply channels
• Support vendors throughout Proto and SMS fabric, component and trim booking and approval
• Review and critique samples to validate the accuracy of samples in relation to Tech Pack
• Help manufacturers problem solve issues on new development and support them to achieve the best results
• Monitor and actively support vendors’ sample WIP schedule, ensure sample quality, performance, testing requirements, product specifications and calendar milestones are met
• Track the Proto and SMS delivery schedule through all rounds of development and maintain the record of shipping information in the tracking tool for all destinations. Update regional development teams consistently
• Facilitate feedback and instruction after each sample round to execute any changes/edits to product through to final Approval

Costing, Lead-time and Capacity management:
• Ensure timely completion and submission of product RFQ’s
• RFQ/BOM Analysis ensuring accurate sourcing, price verification, identifying opportunities for price negotiation
• Co-ordinate with Brands and Production team to ensure sampling and production allocation is according to the management’s strategic plan.
• Manage and reserve capacity from Vendors/factories on both samples and bulk capacity. Ensure capacities reserved are enough in executing the business needs and flexible enough to cater for possible market change.
• Monitor Vendors performance on development’s KPIs and pricing performance. Report to her/his manager in regular basis.
• Maintain close and appropriate relationship with all vendors and suppliers, as well as with all peers in both Asia and Headquarters.

Plus, any other requirements as directed by Management
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Job Requirements

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)
• Strong and proven products development experience in either buying offices or brands or production companies.
• Strong product knowledge, technical design, fabric and bag/garment construction technologies.
• Knowledge on Sourcing, manufacturing and costing.
• Strong negotiation, organizational, analytical and reporting skills.
• Good communication skills both written and verbal in English and Mandarin
• Results oriented

• Minimum 5 years’ experience in product development and sourcing from multiple countries.
• Degree in design, textile, merchandising or product management

Job Locations

Quận 1, Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh, Việt Nam

Navigos Search is the leading, most experienced and highly qualified executive recruitment firm in Vietnam. Our mission is to help people and companies achieve their dream. We do this by matching talented individuals to the jobs for which they are best suited, ensuring that our clients have the right people on board that they need to succeed, and our candidates land the job of their dream. We accomplish this mission thanks to our strong expertise in local labor market, an established and broad network of clients and candidates and a proven recruitment method of international standards.

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10-24 staffs


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