Senior Manager, Product Creation OA2 (Serang))

PURPOSE
• A key player in Global Sourcing in driving Sourcing’s vision to be the Most Agile, Most Competitive, Most Digitalized & Cleanest Supply Base in the industry.
• Drive development, commercialization, product integrity, manufacturability, Create to Value (CTV), performance to target FOB for all products in the designated representative of the categories.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Lead a development/commercialization for one or more categories being assigned ensuring that products consistently exceed customer expectations in respect to fit, comfort, design integrity, performance, perceived value, manufacturability and quality.
• Oversee the direct development process between Headquarter/Creation Center and Tier 1 factory. Manages the development of cohesive and customer focused cross Sourcing Functions teams to ensure that product integrity and Create to Value is the paramount priority and focus.
• Manage relationship with the factory development team leaders to continually upgrade sports category competence, development innovation capability, and technical expertise.
• Exhibits “product eyes” and sports competence to influence and drive the overall product direction of the specific category(s) he/she manages.
• Make decisions within the defined development and commercialization scope for the categor(ies) being assigned.
• Give input to issuing directives in development, commercialization and related area.
• Influence HQ (Design, Marketing, Brand Ops, Quality) and external parties and drive change using principle centered vs policy driven with adidas Standards as the center of focus in managing/solving conflicts.
• Develop and coach team to ensure the best standards of performance, appropriate skill set, and strong succession plans are in place.
• Role model leadership to foster Diversity Equity & Inclusion culture that strives for an inclusive workplace.

 

KEY RELATIONSHIPS
• Global Sourcing: Manufacturing, Costing, Material, Planning, Product Quality, Product Testing & Compliance, E&MI
• Global Brands: HQ Product Teams (Design, Marketing, Brand Operations)
• Global Operations
• Other Global Functions Team: Social and Environmental Affairs/Government Affairs ect
• External stakeholders: Sourcing Suppliers (Factory head of development / commercialization, factory development / commercialization team, factory sample room heads, T2 / T3 suppliers)
 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Have relevant knowledge and expertise and able to drive LO/regional based projects within defined scope of development & commercialization.
• Strong Project Management skill
• Strong influencing people, presentation and communication skills
• Proven ability in leading multidimensional teams
• Fluent in English (written and spoken)
• Strong Microsoft office skills
 

REQUISITE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• University degree in engineering or related areas
• Minimum 7+ years of relevant experience in the industry with technical capability and managerial experience.
• Experience in pattern engineering, product creation, mold making, grading, materials processing etc.

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.

Job Title:  Senior Manager, Product Creation OA2 (Serang))

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Jakarta
TEAM:  Sourcing
State:  JK
Country/Region:  ID
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  510716
Date:  May 2, 2024