Senior Apparel Product Developer in Exeter, NH

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

Bauer Hockey, Inc   •  

Exeter, NH 03833

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 56 days ago

Description

Do you have what it takes to win?

Like a championship team, a leading global sports brand is built with a solid foundation of players at all levels who have an unending desire and dedication not only to succeed, but also to win. At Peak Achievement Athletics, our championship team is deeply committed to developing the most innovative sports equipment in the industry and we are always looking to strengthen our roster with talented players.

Want to join our team as a Senior Apparel Product Developer?

As a Senior Apparel Product Developer, you will deliver excellence in the development of apparel, headwear and accessories. The Senior Apparel Product Developer will work closely with Design, Technical, Brand, Sourcing, Supply Planners and Marketing on a variety of sports apparel and will manage all aspects of development including functional design, fabric, trim, color, fit, construction as well as cost. You will initiate and maintain all tech packs. The successful candidate will work closely with Technical to facilitate and execute fittings and organize product reviews sessions with multiple product teams. You will manage the costing process with vendors during the development phase with the ultimate goal of meeting target margin objectives. You will analyze all aspects of the development process and maintain a library of all approved components while ensuring all fabrics, trims, as well as garments meet performance standards, compliance and protocols. The successful candidate will oversee third party testing of all materials/apparel and troubleshoot any QC issues. You will research and drive fabric, trim and related technology innovation projects and ensure their successful technical implementation.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 7-10+ years of experience in apparel development or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong technical apparel and analytical skills
  • Must possess a strong understand of costing
  • Must have knowledge of the sporting goods/performance apparel industry
  • Prior experience working with offshore vendors
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally to meet with vendors, suppliers and overseas offices
  • Must be able to collaborate, build and maintain cross functional relationships with internal stake holders; Design, Brand, Sourcing, Supply Planners and Marketing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively with diverse groups
  • Proven ability to multi-task, handle a fast paced dynamic environment and execute at a very detailed level
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator


Valid Through: 2019-9-16