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Product Development Manager - Apparel

Product Development Manager - Apparel

Shanghai | China

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it's about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Manufacturing & Engineering

Always the innovators, Nike, Inc.'s Manufacturing and Engineering team dreams up new ways to make better-performing products faster and more efficiently. This world-class team challenges assumptions about how Nike's products are made and leads the company in pursuing ambitious sustainability goals, all while producing Nike's rich mix of product. Masters of teamwork, Manufacturing and Engineering works closely with design teams, categories, manufacturing partners, material suppliers and logistics providers across more than 40 countries on six continents. They navigate the complex geopolitical world with multiple supply chains and diverse ecosystems, while keeping their focus on manufacturing, materials, sustainability and creating quality products.
Description

Job Responsibilities:
  • Manages employees and sets individual goals that link to departmental priorities.
  • Coaches staff, supports development, makes hiring decisions, and drives performance management, recognition and rewards.
  • Participates in functional discussions and initiatives across departments.
  • Ensures functional goals and development processes continuously evolve to reflect internal and external best practices.
  • Keeps abreast of market trends, category goals, new technology and process innovation throughout the development community.
  • Utilizes internal and/or external partnerships that leverage resources and enhance business group effectiveness.
  • Manages the product creation development function for a given product category line.
  • Ensures teams deliver on time products from initial concept through to commercialization according to critical dates, product specifications, sustainability, performance, and profitability goals.
  • Drive operational strategies that deliver against category objectives, key events and innovation plans.
  • Work with regional & global cross-matrix counterparts to ensure timely development, execution and delivery of product covering source selection, capacity planning, and costing, lead-time & on-time delivery in accordance to comprehensive needs.
  • Provide functional leadership to and share expertise with relevant teams in areas related to capacity planning, materials, garment construction, development process, working & system tools, engineering/costing & meeting all key calendar gates & dates.
  • Partner with global counterparts to create calendar & process tools on special product initiatives to ensure countries / teams are serviced with appropriate products. (e.g. quick turn, licensed products, innovations)
  • Actively provide new innovative ideas (not limited to products and processes) and cost effective options as is relevant to each project.


Requirements:

  • Minimum 5-8 years' experience in apparel development and manufacturing.

  • Possess strong understanding in all facets of product make, finish, construction, and the product creation life cycle.

  • Experience in leading, coaching, driving and inspiring direct reports, and proactive in developing people and winning teams

  • Strong leadership in problem solving and decision making.

  • Demonstrated skill at leading teams of highly qualified and specialized individuals with diverse expertise and cultures.

  • Proven capability to work collaboratively with multiple groups in large matrix organization to promote, drive and execute the team's objectives.

  • Ability to lead multiple complex projects at one time and prioritize work according to potential impact with agility to switch priorities as circumstances require.

  • Strong influencing skills and ability to champion complex projects both cross functionally and vertically within the organization.

  • Must have strong customer focused, collaborative approach to work and give clear direction to team members and factory partners.

  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills with ability to clearly articulate goals and objectives.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook


NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

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