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HUGO BOSS is one of the leading premium fashion and lifestyle companies with around 13,800 employees worldwide. We work passionately and to high standards from the initial idea through to the finished product. In this role, you will have the opportunity to be yourself and to be creative in an inspiring and international working environment – because, to create something extraordinary, we must explore new paths together. Join our team and shape your own future at HUGO BOSS!

Manager R&D Fabrics BOSS Menswear (m/f/d) | temporary
HUGO BOSS AG | Metzingen near Stuttgart | Germany | Full-time
  

We are looking for a creative team player from 01.01.2022 on a temporary basis as a parental leave replacement (2 years), who likes to make a difference in a dynamic, international environment and drive our collections forward. The highly motivated Collection Management BOSS Menswear team is looking forward to you.

 

What you can expect:

  • Fabric research and fabric development, considering collection briefing, market requirements, minimum quantities and lead times
  • Proactive research for innovation, trends, sustainability and technology
  • Responsible for the entire fabric development process
  • Fabric Concept Presentations to the Design and Development teams
  • Virtual Fabric Development with Penelope, Simulation according to design briefing
  • Sample ordering, leftover management, counter sourcing and price negotiations
  • Close collaboration with interfaces and suppliers
  • Responsibility for sample orders and tracking, within the given timeline
  • PLM/SAP Data maintenance

Your profile:

  • Fashion enthusiasm and a distinct feeling for fabrics and colors
  • Successfully completed apprenticeship or studies in textile environment
  • 2-3 years professional experience in raw material field in apparel industry
  • Knowledge of fabrics (production process, finishing and dying process, quality requirements, equipments) and the ability to understand design aesthetics and translate into fabrics
  • Fluent English (verbal and written)
  • Strong IT skills (Outlook, MS Office, PLM/SAP)
  • Experience with digital weaving (CAD´s /Penelope)
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Interpersonal competence and conflict management skills

 

Your benefits:

  • Made for Me: three days in Metzingen and two days working remotely. Our hybrid working model "Threedom of work" is as individual as your personal needs.
  • Today. Tomorrow. Always. Sustainability is one of our key values, and more than just a trend. We are committed to environmental, animal and climate protection, and human rights.
  • Does innovation drive you? Same for us! We have digitized most of our workflows and almost fully automated our logistics centres.
  • Exclusive discounts for shopping and arts: benefit from discounts for family and friends along with free entrance to more than 15 international art museums.
  • High-performing people need a healthy balance. Take advantage of the employee gym, the beach volleyball field or yoga classes on the rooftop terrace.
  • As a fashion company, we value good taste in everything - including food. Welcome to our own restaurant and café, Times.