Manager Product Development

Description

For our product department we are looking for a Manager Product Development. That is why we would like to get in touch with professionals with an experience in the textile- or graphic industry, who like a challenge in improving development processes and have experience in managing a diverse team design digitizers.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for on time delivery of commercially relevant and technically feasible catalog assortment, amendments and the re-introduction of archive designs
  • Translating the range plan into a capacity plan, in accordance with volume and profit conditions
  • Organize up-to-date technical specifications for optimal digitization of the product range in full alignment with production & design team
  • Review and optimize cross-functional development processes with production, R&D, creative and product team (including Africa)
  • Definition, reporting and improvement of relevant KPI

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent by experience in textile- or graphic industry
  • 5 years of experience in a comparable role, preferably in an international company
  • Proactive mentality, enjoy challenge and stimulate change to improve processes and output
  • Directing and motivating a team; coaching skills required
  • Fluent in Dutch and English


About Vlisco

The Vlisco Group is a company with an exciting story to tell. For over 170 years, Vlisco has created high-end and highly desired textiles, which have become part of the vibrant culture of West and Central Africa. Vlisco Group has four brands in its portfolio: Vlisco, Woodin, Uniwax and GTP. Design, Fashion, Creativity, Innovation and Quality are the overall brand values. With headquarters and production facilities in Holland, Ivory Coast and Ghana, numerous local commercial organizations and around 2.300 employees, Vlisco Netherlands is looking for candidates who can contribute to developing our future business. Individuals who feel at home in our international culture and can relate to the dynamic and creative nature of our business. Individuals who themselves have a story to tell.

 

What we offer:

In the role of Product Development Manager, we offer you a challenging full-time job in a dynamic and changing work environment. You get the chance to make an important contribution to the development and profitability of Vlisco. In addition to a competitive salary, a 38-hour working week, holiday allowance, an extra 13th monthly salary, training opportunities, pension scheme, profit bonus and travel allowance.

 

Do you want to be proud to work at this colourful company too?

If you are the candidate, we are looking for, please apply by sending us your resume and motivation. If you would like more information about this vacancy, you can reach out to Rebecca Stumpel, Corporate Recruiter at +316 22487269.