Product Developer
at KOMONO in Zwijndrecht

KOMONO KOMONO is an international brand designing contemporary watches, sunglasses, and opticals. Whether in style or service, innovation is our priority. We strive to continually refine the KOMONO experience. To respond to our evolving goals, we are seeking top talent to join our team of experts – could this be you?

  • Since 2009
  • Number of employees 50
  • Industry Mode
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Your position

For our Headquarters in Zwijndrecht, Belgium, we are looking for enthusiastic and motivated Product Developers with a minimum of 3 years’ experience to join the fast paced KOMONO Product team. You will be responsible for managing your developments from first concept through to production sign off, against an agreed critical path and to target margin.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Developing the KOMONO products from concept through to bulk sign off
  • Working closely with the design team, our purchasing team and external vendors to achieve the highest standard of product in line with the brand’s identity and to product margins
  • Following carefully a precise critical path; both internally with our design, and externally with vendors, to ensure all samples are launched and received in a timely manner
  • Emphasis on tech packs; compiling detailed technical drawings and finishing details for vendor communication
  • Meticulous attention to detail in setting up and maintaining product info in our system, product price breakdown
  • Attend collection meetings with design to ensure all details are fitted according to KOMONO standards, and sealed prior to production.
  • Develop and find solutions to support the design teams vision whilst achieving the required targets; an understanding of development costs is essential and strong cost negotiation vital
  • Liaising with internal teams to ensure your product is measured, fitted and any alterations implemented ready to for photoshoots and sales appointments
  • Clear communication with the Purchasing Team on anticipated quality control challenges
  • Being aware of new developments within the watches and sunglasses market and carrying out store research each season to analyse new finishing’s and techniques being used 

Skills

  • 3 years of professional experience as a product developer
  • Proven technical experience in watches or sunglasses is a plus.
  • Good understanding of working with Asian and Europe suppliers
  • Efficient, highly organized and very reliable
  • Excellent attention to detail with a demonstrated ability to problem solve, and communicate with both immediate team and other departments to effect solutions
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Full proficiency in English. Knowledge of Dutch is a plus.
  • Able to work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines; working well on own initiative and also part of a close team
  • Computer proficiency including high level of excel/office, Adobe Illustrator, Solidworks and ability to learn new systems (Keyshot, Cad,…)
  • Positive and solution focused attitude, result driven
  • Dedicated, hardworking and committed

When applying be sure to reference Creativeskills.be in the subject or body of your email.

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Het dichtstbijzijnde treinstation Zwijndrecht ligt op 0,60 km van KOMONO  
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