Product Develompment Manager

Paese :
Regione :
Provincia :
Provincia di Firenze
Città :
Categoria :
Tipo di contratto :
Contratto a durata Indeterminata
Tipo di lavoro :
A tempo pieno
Esperienze :
Esperienza tra 5 e 10 anni
Lingua :

Descrizione dell'azienda

Adecco divisione Fashion ricerca per importante cliente in provincia di Firenze

Descrizione del posto

The product manager holds a key role within the product team and is responsible for the product development
process; from technical package through to the sales samples being delivered to the showrooms for the designated product group. You will be working in close collaboration with the design team as well as suppliers and ensure the highest possible standard of quality while achieving target prices.


Primary work tasks and areas of responsibility

• Responsible for proto-launches and keeping close contact with suppliers to communicate comments on the various development samples
• Manage development critical path from initial design through to shipping SMS within the allocated delivery window for the different categories
• Manage the costing process and analysis of margins per product category and decide on negotiation strategies going towards suppliers
• Responsible for quality tests on finished products in collaboration with the quality team
• Responsible for the product data input and continuous updates in the PLM system
• Follow up and monitor budgets for development and travels
• Organize and maintain the sample archive and materials library including technical detail sheets necessary
• Travel to the suppliers to ensure all information is clear and followed by the supplier, ensuring an accurate product and timely delivery of sampling

Key competencies needed
Professional competencies, specialist areas for example leather techniques, accounting specialist, language
skills, etc.
• Academic degree, from business school and/or textile Education
• Minimum of 10 years experience in a product development role preferable in the designated product category from high-end brands
• Highly proficient in MS Office applications, particularly Excel

Skill requirements and personnel skills
• Excellent language skills, fluency in written and spoken English and Italian is a requirement
• An action oriented attitude with a proactive approach to problem solving and decision making