Ho Chi Minh,Vietnam,12. Juni 2018
Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Lead a multi-functional team in the PDC to development FTW prototypes and samples for pre-Line, Line Freeze, 360 Meetings, Production Confirmation Samples, Key Account-
Promo- and Salesman Samples according to agreed deadlines. Ensure that those samples are developed most cost efficient, Production ready and that the quality is in line with the expectations of the brand / s.
Be a champion on Innovations in regards to Design To Manufacture / LEAN engineering / strategies and Right the First Time.
Task 1 :
Oversee all phases of the product development process from 2-dimesnional designs throughout all steps value adding steps to make a product buy ready along a pre-set seasonal calendar.
Task 2 :
Be responsible for ensuring high quality, on-time and efficient delivery of all samples for meetings, production and sales activities including securing of sufficient sole production and footwear sample production capacities.
Task 3 :
Be responsible for meeting target margins through comprehensive specifications, effective value engineering and best-in-
industry price negotiation techniques in close alignment with all stakeholder and specifically the SAFE and Material Sourcing department
Task 4 :
Engage and drive pro-actively, product innovation, increase of more sustainable products, reduced lead times through higher efficiencies and on-
boarding of additional business as part of Puma s long term growth strategy.
Task 5 :
Actively manage all personnel related topics with the PDC in close compliance with corporate policies, rules and structures, specifically with regards to team evaluation, development and training.
Task 6 :
Attend international product creation, prototype and sign-off meetings in order to get first hand information and to provide expertise feedback early in the value creation process.
Task 7 :
Develop, recommend and implement short- and long-term product development improvements with regards to processes, systems, organization, policies and Key Performance Indicators and their reporting structure
Task 8 :
Own and actively contribute to product development and production allocation meetings respectively in accordance to the Footwear sourcing strategy set by the Director.