Senior Product Manager Auto

The Senior Product Manager Auto role is to start from a written brief and drive the product process from design concept through development and into production for the most demanding, technical sports equipment in the world.

Company Location: Veneto, Italy

Job description

The PM helps the team incorporate research, performance, and manufacturing technology into the design process.
Candidate must maintain precise development documentation and meet targets for quality, performance, and cost.

Responsibilities:
• Review concepts with R&D Team and designers.
• Build specification packages with technical details, bill of materials, construction details,
pattern/size/grade specs.
• Review samples and execute all development changes for improvements on fit,
construction, materials and aesthetics.
• Work with manufacturing to build highest performance and quality product.
• Follow and report on development schedule to ensure timely completion within deadlines.
• Drive materials selection and new materials research.

Candidate should have the following qualities:
• A minimum of five years experience in a product development environment for technical
performance outerwear, sportswear or the outdoor market is required.
• Significant mechanical or technical expertise.
• An interest in products and manufacturing together with a thorough knowledge of materials,
textiles, and treatments.
• Excellent attention to detail and precision.
• Ability to think on a conceptual level and solid decision-making skills.
• Excellent written and oral communication in English, especially in manufacturing and
technical terms.
• High level of motivation and commitment.
• Knowledge of motorsports would be an advantage.
• Some travel required.

Interested? Please get in touch with Mirko Tagliabue via email: mirko.tagliabue@mtpartners.ch