Senior Product Development Manager

Job description

Part-time / full-time employment

There’s more that goes into our final products than meets the eye.
As a Senior Product Development Manager, your responsibility is to not only streamline the product side of Suspicious Antwerp as a whole, but to find the perfect balance between fit, comfort, and fabric for all current and future products while striving to elevate the quality and creativity in all things product. Could this be you?

Job requirements

Requirements: 

  • 3+ years experience
  • Previous role that dealt with the development of apparel & related products
  • Network in the textile & accessories manufacturing industry
  • Excellent English communicative skills, Dutch is optional
  • Hands-on experience in product design and textile development is a plus
  • Willing to relocate to Antwerp, Belgium

Responsibilities: 

  • Source and develop new product categories while improving already existing products
  • Work with the product design team to create an outstanding product line
  • Work with the operational team to ensure correct and timely delivery of the products/samples
  • Negotiate and finalize costing with factories and partners from initial development
  • Prepare textile and apparel production plans weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis
  • Assist/Manage the merchandise sourcing & production of new product categories
  • Build strong collaborative relationships with internal and external partners
  • Understand key sourcing issues and act to find solutions
  • Ensure that all materials and accessories as well as prototypes are tested and adhere to Suspicious Antwerp quality, safety standards