VF Corporation Director of Engineering in Hong Kong

Job Description

Lead, manage and develop a team of 3rd Way engineers and production managers to ensure that 3rd Way factories meets quality standards, delivery timelines, customer requirements, building overall value capacity for VF Corp.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Lead factory based engineering projects - Design, scope, resource and track initiatives to increase productivity & efficiency, reduce manufacturing minutes in production

  2. Design, scope, resource and track projects that benefit from Process Engineering to create value to VF Product Sourcing Groups; and accurate information on product cost and manufacturing models for use by VFA coalition management

  3. Achieves maximum utilization of engineering manpower by ensuring all engineers are properly trained in relevant aspects of engineering, directing and monitoring assigned tasks and establishing both short term and long term goals and projects.

  4. Direct industrial engineers to continually evaluate the needs of each brand, product or plant to maximize process and efficiency yields.

  5. Liaise with the product teams on seasonal to recommend ways to improve productivity, efficiency and/or reduce product cost while maintaining the quality and durability for the product.

Education/Experience :

  • Graduate degree

  • 6-10 years’ experience with relevant product/process engineering

  • Production Management experience in manufacturing apparel or footwear or related field with a multi-national company.

  • Good command of the English language and excellent communication skills.

Skills :

  • Must be able to influence across various matrix structures

  • Strong planning organizational skills

  • Knowledgeable in work measurement, direct incentive compensation,

  • Knowledgeable in apparel, footwear and accessories work methods, systems, equipment and manufacturing processes.

  • Fully knowledgeable in product costing, cost accounting and budgeting

  • Ability to communication with multiple levels of management from line supervisors to factory management.

Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.

VF Diversity Vision Statement

VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.