Helly Hansen is looking for a Outdoor Senior Product Developer
In this position you will be developing our Outdoor collection for men and women and work close together with the team of Product Developers, Design and Pattern makers.
To develop products based on the category’s design direction and target costs.
To deliver products according to HH quality standards and assure product margins.
Manage product development from proto sample to countersample, including: tech pack creation, prototype reviews, fitsessions together with the pattern team, costing and daily vendor communication.
Maintain an accurate database of BOM information that will result in efficient raw material purchasing and accurately produced finished products.
Critically review and negotiate prices towards a price target for all prototypes and manage the costing process to ensure consistent, accurate cost sheets are received from all vendors and approvals are clearly communicated internally and externally.
To take active part and contribute to internal- and external presentations if needed.
To meet Helly Hansen deadlines.
Vendor visits in Europe and Asia on regular basis.
Experiences and capabilities:
Min 10 years in product development, production or merchandising.
Bachelor’s degree in Apparel/Textile Design, Technology, Merchandising or Engineering is favourable but not mandatory.
Great knowledge of technical apparel construction, materials, costing and development of seam taped garments and insulated outerwear.
Proven performance history with domestic and offshore vendors and manufacturers.
Experienced user of Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft Office programs as well as PLM systems, at Helly Hansen we work with Centric PLM.
A good team player and self-propelled.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Fluent in English.
Great time management.
A Passion for the mountains, outdoor activities and we hope you share our love for nature and HH related sports.
The opportunity to join a high-performance team within a global brand in growth. An energetic and motivated international environment, with a culture of inclusion, empowerment, and ownership. Competitive benefits, and an active environment with a passion for sports and the outdoors.
The position is based at our head office in the city center of Oslo.