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!

Senior Product Developer BOSS Menswear (m/f/d)
HUGO BOSS AG | Metzingen near Stuttgart | Germany | Full-time

We are looking for a Senior Product Developer BOSS Menswear (m/f/d) for Leather Garments to strengthen our Product Development & Operations division.


What you can expect:

  • Perform internal and external benchmarking among sourcing countries and vendors
  • Support and manage development of capsules and special projects with relevant internal and external interfaces
  • Oversee vendor on-boarding activities by performing trainings and creating/up-dating related process and product documentation
  • Responsible for the quality of the product from sketch handover till delivery to our customers
  • Collaborate with internal and external interfaces supporting the Team Leader Product Development
  • Initiate innovation management on products and processes
  • Proactively plan and execute sourcing optimization activities, e.g. value engineering through material consolidation, implementing and monitoring the vendor allocation etc.
  • Lead central costing activities & reporting and perform final seasonal negotiations with vendors
  • Develop and lead continuous improvement on internal processes
  • Coordinate projects and perform reporting for the Product Development Team
  • Global travel activities at vendors and fairs including also store checks for competitor benchmarking

Your profile:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in product development
  • University degree in Textile Engineering or Business Administration or equivalent working experience
  • Deep knowledge of procurement management and strong negotiation skills
  • Large network of industry experts and partners
  • Outstanding technical knowledge of workmanship, fit, raw materials and product costing
  • Very good communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial and proactive mindset to drive team development and process improvement
  • Fluent business English
  • Good knowledge of MS Office (mainly Excel),SAP/PLM  


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.


Fashion is a form of self-expression. With our products, we want to inspire individuality and encourage everyone to be their authentic selves. HUGO BOSS is a global company with our employees representative of the world at large. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce, and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of, but not limited to, age, citizenship, disability, gender identity or expression, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, marital status, or sexual orientation.