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at lululemon athletica
Location Vancouver, Canada
Date Posted Apr 03, 2019
Category Product Development
Job Type Full Time

Description

Product Development Manager - Accessories
lululemon athletica

Salary: $90,000.00 - $140,000.00/Annually

Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent

Language: English

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

Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree

Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: (0911)

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

Founded in 1998 in beautiful Vancouver, BC lululemon athletica creates components to live longer, healthier more fun lives.


Product Development Team

To manage the creation and commercialization of premium performance product ensuring it is meeting the required function, aesthetic, & quality standards.


a day in the life of a Product Development Manager - Accessories
• Coach and mentor team by sharing & maximizing best practices, new methods, concepts & functional expertise
• Lead the development team to build premium product (function, form, aesthetic, workmanship, and execution of details); share best practices as relevant.
• Initiate and drive product creation; work with Design & cross functional partners to identify seasonal projects to innovate and build premium performance products.
• Oversee seasonal developments & special projects to completion.
• Collaborate with cross functional team members to ensure full transparency and awareness of style status; responsible to drive 100% Buy Ready of premium product quality, including overseeing performance testing & lab testing of all elements of the product.
• Collaborate with costing teams to ensure product is meeting cost objectives along the development timeline, problem solving as required

The finer print

• Bachelor’s Degree
• 10-15 years of industry experience in product development, with expertise in accessories.
• Natural leadership and people management acumen, with a minimum of 5 years of people management experience.
• Traveled to and worked on site with manufacturers across Asia, Americas, and Europe.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• High attention to detail, data accuracy, and prioritization.
• Natural leadership and people management acumen, with a minimum of 5 years of people management experience.
• Organized and calm; ability to create an ‘oasis’ for team members during stressful situations.
• Expert in building BOMs, production friendly construction details, & technical package creation.
• Strong technical knowledge of accessories products, construction, & machinery knowledge for product manufacturing.
• Knowledge of product calendar timeline and ability to work against deadlines
• Extensive computer skills, not limited to but including Excel & all Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Illustrator, PLM software, Outlook

*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