Product Developer Denim (m/f/d)

Hugo Boss
Stuttgart, Germany
Posted 1 month ago

HUGO BOSS is one of the leading premium fashion and lifestyle companies with around 13,800 employees worldwide. We work passionately and to high standards from the initial idea through to the finished product. In this role, you will have the opportunity to be yourself and to be creative in an inspiring and international working environment - because, to create something extraordinary, we must explore new paths together. Join our team and shape your own future at HUGO BOSS!

Product Developer Denim (m/f/d)

HUGO BOSS AG | Metzingen near Stuttgart | Germany | Full-time

For our BOSS Womenswear we are looking for a motivated Product Developer (m/f/d) for our Product Division Denim who likes to make a difference and drive things forward. You are a passionate Denim Specialist, enthusiastic about the product development process and have strong negotiation skills? A highly motivated team with flat hierarchies and lots of fun at work is looking forward to welcoming you.

What you can expect:

  • Ensuring the product development process from the creative idea to production release
  • Negotiation of sample or production prices and resulting preparation of bid comparisons and benchmarks as well as control of the target costing process
  • Ensuring target accurate product development
  • Optimization of processing procedures and product costs
  • Implementation of innovative and sustainable processing techniques and sourcing of new qualities
  • Further development and consulting of suppliers as well as internal interfaces in the R&D area
  • Assurance and support of prototypes and salesmen samples in terms of quality, processing and fit
  • Creation and maintenance of working documents, records and databases
  • Global travel to suppliers and visits to trade fairs
  • Participation in projects

Your profile:

  • A successfully completed apparel engineer and/or technician apprenticeship.
  • Ideally at least 3 years of professional experience in product development, product management or technical work preparation in an international environment
  • Very good commercial knowledge and strong negotiating skills
  • Sound knowledge of manufacturing processes, product costing, materials and fits
  • Very good knowledge of the denim supply chain (e.g. raw material, treatment, production plants etc.)
  • Experience in 3D product development, creating 3D style simulations, performing virtual fittings and working via 3D collaboration platforms, preferably with CLO3D desirable
  • Very good English skills, both written and spoken
  • Good MS Office skills as well as SAP/PDM, Adobe Illustrator skills desirable
  • Open, competent and confident appearance, as well as assertiveness and ability to work under pressure

Your benefits:

  • Made for Me: three days in Metzingen and two days working remotely. Our hybrid working model "Threedom of work" is as individual as your personal needs.
  • Today. Tomorrow. Always. Sustainability is one of our key values, and more than just a trend. We are committed to environmental, animal and climate protection, and human rights.
  • Does innovation drive you? Same for us! We have digitized most of our workflows and almost fully automated our logistics centres.
  • Exclusive discounts for shopping and arts: benefit from discounts for family and friends along with free entrance to more than 15 international art museums.
  • High-performing people need a healthy balance. Take advantage of the employee gym, the beach volleyball field or yoga classes on the rooftop terrace.
  • As a fashion company, we value good taste in everything - including food. Welcome to our own restaurant and café, Times.

Fashion is a form of self-expression. With our products, we want to inspire individuality and encourage everyone to be their authentic selves. HUGO BOSS is a global company with our employees representative of the world at large. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce, and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of, but not limited to, age, citizenship, disability, gender identity or expression, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, marital status, or sexual orientation.

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