Are you passionate about creating innovative products that enhance the active lifestyle experience? Do you thrive in a collaborative environment where your creativity and technical expertise can shine? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our Product Development team as a Product Developer, with a primary focus on our Equipment range of bags and rucksacks.

 

The role you’d play:

 

  • Develop and create tech packs in PLM to effectively communicate requirements for design aesthetic, fit, load transfer, and construction.
  • Lead fitting sessions and proto reviews, ensuring prototypes accurately reflect construction specifications.
  • Collaborate with the Asia team counterparts to optimize the development process and prototype approval.
  • Drive a collaborative approach to product development, working closely with in-house sampling teams and design.
  • Ensure consumer needs and sustainability targets are prioritized in development decision-making.
  • Deliver projects on time and within budget through rigorous product/cost engineering and manufacturing feasibility assessment.
  • Propose cost-saving solutions to achieve seasonal margin targets while balancing creativity and functionality.

 

What you’d bring:

 

  • Technical product development experience in sports/outdoor equipment/apparel.
  • Experience in engineering products to enhance margin, quality, and efficiencies.
  • Strong team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience working with technical fabrics and componentry.
  • Familiarity with PLM, Adobe Illustrator, and/or 3D software (CLO, Browzwear) is an asset.
  • Ability to think creatively with strong attention to detail.
  • Capacity to operate at pace with flexibility, initiative, and a solution-oriented mindset.
  • Self-motivated with a strong sense of urgency and a collaborative mindset.
  • Excellent time management, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
  • Passion for our products, development, and company success.

 

What you’ll get in return:

 

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Hybrid / smart working
  • Brand and retail perks
  • Financial perks
  • Travel perks
  • Time out perks
  • Wellbeing commitment

 

Who we are

 

We are Pentland Brands, a global business touching the lives of millions through some of the world’s most-loved active and footwear brands. We own Speedo, Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Endura, Mitre, Ellesse, KangaROOS and Red or Dead.

 

We have a rich and remarkable history, of family, of ambition and of innovation, of leading from the front with a legacy of outstanding brands and equally outstanding people. Of pioneering brands that make life better. Brands that create an emotional connection with our consumers and help keep people on the move. Brands that do good, that form part of a positive business that takes action for people and planet.

 

We celebrate differences and give everyone the freedom to innovate and develop because we know this is an exceptional place to build brands and build your career. We want you to come to work every day excited about what we can achieve when we have a clear and single-minded focus on being consumer-centric and relentlessly focused on improving our performance.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

 

To find out more go to www.pentlandbrands.com or follow @pentlandbrands on Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram or Facebook.

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