Key responsibilities :
Manage textile and / or hardware development projects in South China and Vietnam
Review drawings and tech packs from designers and resolve questions from the factory
Assist with material selection, color matching and testing
Manage timelines to ensure products are delivered on time
Frequent travel to factories to solve problems, review development samples, perform inline and final inspections
URGENT requirements (you MUST meet these requirements) :
EXCELLENT English language skills in this role you will be dealing primarily with people who only speak English. You must be VERY comfortable communicating in written and spoken English both face to face and on the telephone.
Ability and willingness to work odd hours this team is spread across the globe and there are conference calls and meetings at early and late hours.
Your schedule will be flexible, but expect to coordinate with Asia, USA and Europe
Ability and willingness to travel - we are HANDS ON you will be at factories in both Vietnam and China regularly and should enjoy and embrace solving problems face to face this is not a desk job
Extreme multitasking skills you’ll be involved in multiple projects simultaneously
Outstanding attention to detail
Be a smart, innovative thinker and problem solver intelligence is more important than experience!!!
Important requirements :
Bachelor degree textile, engineering or other relevant subject
3-5 years product development experience (bag, clothing, shoe or hard good)
Strong negotiation skills
In addition to English, the following languages are useful : Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Swedish