Product Developer - Footwear (Sports Shoes)

Job Description

Title: Product Developer - Footwear (Sports Shoes)

Company Name: ZXY International

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Graduate in Footwear Engineering or relevant degree from a well reputed institute

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 5 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ ZXY International, a global apparel sourcing company, has been established with a clear mission to be unique, innovative, redefine global sourcing standards, as well as be the best sourcing partner in the apparel sector. Today, we have an empowered team of over 800 colleagues across international locations of Bangladesh, Turkey, India, Pakistan, and Egypt; each team member is committed to our "Passion for Perfection" motto.
∎ Grab the opportunity to be a part of a truly global workplace, where passion and engagement are met with professional and personal development opportunities. Make a real difference on a global scale and shape a sustainable and fulfilling career path.
∎ We are currently hiring for the position of Product Developer - Footwear (Sports Shoes) at our HQ, in the heart of Dhaka. Join our family and build an inspired career you`re proud of.
∎ The Product Developer holds the accountability for working closely with our customers, partner factories and suppliers to develop our footwear range. The incumbent will be responsible for driving product development focusing on fit, component development, quality, cost, performance/durability, and sourcing.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Independently execute footwear product development, understand latest fashion trends, source new materials, and develop customer specific collections by following required durability, quality, and testing.
∎ Ensure smooth communications with customers and suppliers on day-to-day product development activities and approvals
∎ Continuously update the materials library including technical data and price idea for easy reference
∎ Understand customer requirements and closely work with design team to manage the correct samples within time and quality
∎ Set priorities, develop a work schedule, and monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information, and activities
∎ Ensure samples follow up with factories and related procedures
∎ Follow-up TNA on regular basis to ensure on-time delivery with right quality and quantity
∎ Visit factories regularly to get market intelligence
∎ Coordinate all phases of development utilizing the available resources
∎ Convey design intent while simultaneously developing upper patterns for maximum material yield, manufacturability, cost, fit and comfort.
∎ Develop the footwear product, including fitting and construction, according to quality standards
∎ Ensure that the footwear offer/range continues to drive the brand forward every season and delivers quality and design?integrity
∎ Conduct research for the footwear department, evaluate and explore our customers' needs working with our customer types, trends, insights, and tendencies
∎ Maintain the critical path, by preparing meetings and team in the required way
∎ Identify areas for improvement and develop/adapt new ways of working

Additional Requirements:
∎ Strong interpersonal skills, ability to interact and build relationships and work as a team
∎ Should be well-groomed, smart and energetic
∎ Strong presentation and delivery skills
∎ Strong attention to detail and accuracy, aiming for perfection
∎ Excellent written and verbal communication both in Bangla and English
∎ IT proficiency - advance level skill is a MUST in MS Office package (Especially, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Outlook)
∎ Should be proactive and dynamic, ability to work hard efficiently
∎ Ability to multitask and remain organized, meet deadlines
∎ At least 5 years' footwear product development experience preferably in a reputed buying office in Sports Shoes category
∎ Must have sound understanding of development, sourcing, costing, fits, materials as well as technical knowledge on footwear (synthetic) and production processes

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Attractive remuneration is being offered for the position
∎ Group life & Hospitalization insurance
∎ Contributory Provident Fund
∎ Pick and Drop facility
∎ Corporate mobile ceiling
∎ Subsidized lunch facility at corporate Canteen
∎ State of the art Passion Café
∎ World class work environment

Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 28 Jan 2023

Company Information:
∎ 14 Jan 2023
∎ ZXY International

Category: Garments/Textile

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