Drive proactive cross functional communication with internal and external teams to ensure a smooth product development process. Provide and collect product comments to help to achieve a higher product value. Follow up all requested changes to ensure on-time product finalization and approval (including artwork approvals) prior to bulk order placement (buy ready)
Responsible to prepare, maintain and follow up all necessary documents (Style specifications, size tables, fabric and trim selection, fitting and sealing comments). Release Tech Packs to Garment Suppliers to start the product development process. Ensure on time data administration in Puma’s Product Range Management system and related IT systems.
Ensure to highlight the quality problems of the products, procedures, organization if any, work out with Suppliers, the preventive measures concrete action plan for the improvement
Responsible for cost review and negotiations with Garment Suppliers to achieve best possible FOB (Free on Board) prices/margins according to target FOBs