Developer App - Core (9 months limited) (m/f)

Shanghai | China (Peoples Republic of) | Product Development

At adidas, every day is a chance to flip the script. An invitation to take everything we know and re-invent it. Do it better. Never settling for good enough. Every day we get up, invent, adapt, improvise, find new ways to collaborate, and do the unexpected. We’re creators, makers and doers. Helping athletes make a difference, not just in their games, but in their lives and in their world. It’s an obsession.

We’ve been doing this for more than 65 years. With an unmatched history and tradition of creating iconic products, consumer connections and experiences, we’ve been defining sport culture since the beginning. And we’re never done. Come be a part of shaping the future together with us.

Purpose

Managing the apparel development as a product development consultant within the Modular team in BU CORE. To lead products from design conception to handover, collaborating with cross functional teams, creation centres and suppliers to achieve a consistent brand identity through Quality, Speed and Value.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure target price and product designs are aligned through strong understanding of predictive costing.
  • Manage handover from design to T1 to ensure that all information provided to T1 is complete. Manage T1 feedback to design and marketing and incorporate  where quality or cost can be improved without sacrificing product aesthetics 
  • Ensure timely and accurate data entry by T1 regarding AD/BOM, costing or other data as required at calendar milestones
  • Evaluate all prototypes for compliance with AD, manages fit approval/size specification, approval of color, accessories and materials. Manage comments to T1
  • Ensure that all materials and accessories as well as prototypes are tested and adhere to adidas quality, safety and A01 standards. Manage quality exceptions with senior management as needed
  • Review and sign off sealing sample with complete AD including all related documents prior to buy ready dates. Ensure full conformity to published policies to ensure a final legal AD for final product

Knowledge, Capabilities and Experience  

  • Excellent understanding of Modular and its key principles features, fabrics and compliance.
  • Knowledge of material construction and related testing
  • Knowledge of wear and physical product testing 
  • Confident in all aspects of production, garment construction and manufacturing
  • Strong costing and negotiation skills
  • Effective communication and ability to teach others
  • Understanding of the respective vision and strategy for the brands. Ability to communicate to LO/OC/T1 the vision and strategy as well as success criteria needed from sourcing and T1 teams
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • Strong IT skills (all Microsoft programmes) and ability to work with Product Data Management Systems

Qualifications

  1. Four-year college or university degree in clothing technology and/or manufacturing or comparable education.
  2. 1-2 years of work experience in garment/textile industry

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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The Facts

Jobtitle Developer App - Core (9 months limited) (m/f)
Team Product Development
Brand adidas
Location Shanghai
Country China (Peoples Republic of)
Number 170817
Position Type Temp
Date Jan-25, 2018
Relocation no

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adidas in China

As a leading sporting goods company in the world, adidas established its wholly-owned China subsidiary, adidas Sports (China) Ltd, in Suzhou in 1997. Over the past 18 years, the increasing affluence of Chinese consumers, combined with the sport and fashion consciousness of Chinese youths, has seen adidas make giant strides in China. Through the company's relentless investment and unwavering commitment, China has become the companys second largest market worldwide. In 2014, adidas Greater China generated sales of 1.8 billion euros. Today, adidas China is headquartered in Shanghai and has regional offices in Beijing, Guangzhou and Chengdu as well as two distribution centers, in Suzhou and Tianjin. In Greater China, adidas employs over 3,000 people.

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    8.30 - 6.30
  • On-Site Doctor

  • Retirement Plan

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