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Director, Product - Accessories At Herschel Supply Company

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia

Job Description

Description

THE ROLE

The Director of Product - Accessories is responsible for overseeing the entire product design, development, and

production process, from initial concept to product ex-factory date. This individual will lead a dynamic team across all aspects of the development and production cycle including design, fabric & trim development, tech pack creation, spec submission, cost negotiation, sample ordering and approval, and bulk production.


The Director of Product will make it their mission to ensure that all projects are executed properly from conception to delivery. By constantly innovating, paying attention to detail, and showing up properly, they will ensure that products are built on time, at the right cost, and with a fine regard for detail.


In addition to working side by side with Product Directors and Product Managers for other categories, this individual will act as the main point of contact for cross-departmental communication with Sales, Operations, Marketing, and other departments. Their dedication to collaboration and problem solving will ensure a high level of alignment between all departments.


A DAY IN THE LIFE

Our workplace is dynamic, supportive and entrepreneurial in spirit, and we pride ourselves on being a collaborative, open-minded and imaginative team. On a day-to-day basis, the Director, Product – Accessories will:

  • Lead cross-functional product team to shepherd product through entire life cycle from design to ex-factory.
  • Manage a dynamic team including Product Managers, Product Developers, and Product Technicians by offering mentorship and leading by example.
  • Maintain a high level of communication and collaboration with leaders from other cross-functional departments to ensure alignment across all initiatives.
  • Work closely with Managing Director and Senior Management group to provide input on strategic department initiatives.
  • Develop and manage the master product calendars for their categories.
  • Identify exceptions and offer solutions to ensure that our product is delivered at the right time, at the right cost and at the best quality to our retailers and distributors.
  • Develop and manage overall line plan for each category, ensuring sku count and product offering are consistent with short and long term sales and manufacturing plans.
  • Proactively identify potential issues, propose solutions for process challenges and execute faster and higher quality sample/prototype production.
  • Travel to Asia to work directly with suppliers and manufacturers.
  • Travel domestically and globally to assist sales team in presenting product collections to major customers and/or distributors.
  • Manage the hiring process for Product Managers, Product Design Technicians, and Product Developers, and oversee onboarding and training process of all new hires.
  • Examine, report and track success and failure of the company’s products in the marketplace and determine reasons for success or failure.


YOUR QUALIFICATIONS

Must Haves:

  • 5 years of experience in goods production and/or import business.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination and experience that provides required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Proficient use of the MS Suite and Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop and illustrator.

Competencies:

  • Experience in design or development of luggage, handbags, backpack, travel accessories, and other cut and sew products is a plus.
  • Excellent project management skills in order to handle all aspects of production calendar, track, update and communicate on a daily basis.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to present to teams in an effective manner.
  • Knowledge of product costs and impact of design.
  • Strong understanding of product cycles and factory processes.
  • Knowledge of fashion market cycles, roles, and responsibilities.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in a second language, specifically Mandarin, is a plus.