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PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

SENIOR DEVELOPER FABRIC APPAREL

Kowloon, Hong Kong

SPEED & SPIRIT is what we look for in our candidates, defined by some simple values that inspire us to BE DRIVEN in our performance, BE VIBRANT in our sporting legacy, BE TOGETHER in our team spirit, and BE YOU to let our individual talent and experience shine. Applying for a job at PUMA is easy and all genders are welcome. Simply click APPLY ONLINE and follow the steps to upload your application.

Your Mission

  • Research material trends (Fibres / Prices / Newness) and present market relevant fabric concepts to Design and Product development teams at season’s start ensuring cohesive material stories, across BU’s.
  • Manage the selection of the most appropriate fabrics and suppliers (Location / Lead-time / Quality / Performance and Price)
  • Manage time line execution on fabric developments
  • Coordination on the availability of Sample Yardage
  • To approve BASE Test reports for each fabric and issue material fabric reference code for base fabric (construction) / versions (coloration / Finish / Origin)
  • Resolve / filter borderline performing fabrics prior to uploading into the material “Buy Ready” tool box
  • Execute dual / multiple sourcing across regions of core fabrics, with the objective of replicating identical fabric qualities.
  • Fabric consolidation in order to reduce the development lead time ie BU level and mill level. Ensure each development and sample process can meet development & bulk production key dates – on time developments.
  • Validate fabric RSL compliance
  • Update and verify FULL fabric specification in Material Repository (which is input by mills / suppliers)
  • Sense check ALL CARRY OVER fabrics for their continued physical and color fastness performance and RSL compliance

Your Talent

  • High Diploma or above in Textile / fashion, Textile Chemistry or related discipline
  • Possesses 8-10 years of relevant experience in functional fabrics (both knit and woven) is highly preferred
  • Comprehensive knowledge of textile production, fabric construction, functional performance properties, fiber, and yarn dyeing, all over printing and panel printing techniques and finishing processes
  • Testing laboratory experience is preferable. Knowledge of RSL requirements.
  • Strong communication skills in English (both spoken and written)
  • Good computer skills (Excel / Pivots / Data Mapping / Power Point)
  • Excellent team players
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

PUMA provides equal opportunities for all job applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or disability. Equality for all is one of the core principles at PUMA and we do not tolerate any form of harassment or discrimination.

PUMA supports over 16,100 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

PUMA Wellbeing at Hong Kong

Athlete

  • Company sports
  • Free fruit
  • Gym contribution
  • On-site yoga

Social

  • Community engagement
  • Company parties
  • Festival celebration
  • Green Monday
  • Special occasion gifts

Flex

  • Birthday leave policy
  • Examination leave policy
  • Festival 1/2-day off
  • Flextime
  • Mobile working

Finance

  • Employee discount
  • Medical insurance
  • Private pension planning
  • Special sales
  • Welcome gift

Hong Kong

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PUMA Product Develop­ment

Join in on a highly efficient team of product developers to translate ideas into business. PUMA Product Development works with PUMA's various business units and suppliers to breathe life into all our products.

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