Senior Product Developer

at lululemon athletica (view profile)
Location Vancouver, Canada
Date Posted October 6, 2021
Category Product Development
Job Type Full-time

Description

Senior Product Developer
Posted: lululemon athletica

Salary: $110,000.00 - $140,000.00/Annually

Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent

Language: English

Start Date of Employment (Approx.): As soon as possible

Minimum Education: None

Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: 5243

Job Location(s)
1818 Cornwall Ave
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6J 1C7 Canada

Job Description
About this team:

To oversee the creation and commercialization of premium performance product ensuring it is performing for the intended end use and is meeting the required quality standards through lab and wear testing in accordance with lululemon business goals.

A day in the life:

• Manage developments, overseeing commercialization of product from sketch to order placement

• Mentor junior team members; leading by example to drive conversations forward and gain cross functional alignment

• Mentor development team by sharing & maximizing best practices, new methods, concepts, & functional expertise

• Organize daily work flow that adheres to GTM deliverables & development timelines

• Develop and create tech packs in Flex PLM to communicate requirements for Design aesthetic, cost, and construction engineering

• Lead sample review meetings and drive conversations to align cross functional teams on style, cost, and development goals

• Ensure construction and consistency across product class according to established brand guidelines

• Build vendor & cross-functional relationships through effective email correspondence and meetings

• Effectively present sample changes, challenges, and solutions at GTM meetings

• Own special projects and prepare for commercialization; finalize & roll out to greater team

• Maintain 100% buy ready product through seasonal readiness and risk assessment management

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline or equivalent professional experience

• 8+ years industry experience in product development and innovation

• 5+ years working with with manufacturers across Asia, Americas, and Europe

• Experience in 3D software a plus

• Organized and methodical approach to daily tasks

• Quick learner and able to effectively problem solve

• Passionate about product and innovating the function of premium performance products

• Extensive technical knowledge for product and function; specifically in performance product and function

• Team player able to work easily with others and experienced working closely with design, raw materials, sourcing, merchandising and quality team members

• Passion for mentorship and teaching

• Approaches problem solving with conceptual and out of the box thinking

• Expert in building BOMs, production friendly construction details, and technical package creation

• Detailed understanding of product creation calendar and working under tight deadlines

• Proficiency in MS office (Excel/Word/Outlook), Adobe Design Suite (Illustrator and Photoshop)

• Proficiency in Flex PLM or similar PLM software

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• High attention to detail, data accuracy, and prioritization

• Flexible attitude to change

• Ability to lift 10kg as needed

Must haves:

• Driven by the technical aspect of the product creation process

• Attention to detail, initiative, organization, strong verbal & written communication skills

• Ability to manage multiple tasks & competing priorities

• Strong applied comprehension of end to end product life cycle

*Comprehensive benefits package including extended medical, dental, disability, & RRSP matching and performance based bonus available. We offer a competitive salary based on experience and support in relocation costs for qualified candidates not residing in Vancouver. The employee is eligible for performance based salary increases & bonuses.

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