Product Developer – Backpacks

Product Developer – Backpacks

Are you passionate about designing and developing high-quality backpacks, duffle bags, and accessories? Do you have a keen eye for materials and a deep understanding of the travel and luggage industry? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our dynamic team at Pactics in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Job Summary

As a Product Developer – Backpacks, you will play a pivotal role in expanding our Travel & Luggage segment by introducing new functional techniques and designs. You will be part of our in-house Product Development team, collaborating directly with customers to create the best and most efficient products, while ensuring timely and cost-effective delivery.

What you will be doing

  • Project Management & Customer Engagement:
    Taking ownership of backpack inquiries and projects, demonstrating your ability to manage them independently and efficiently. Your effective communication with customers will foster strong relationships and a clear understanding of their requirements.
  • Quotation and Costing Expertise:
    Utilizing your keen eye for detail, you will manage quotation and costing requests with precision, delivering accurate cost estimates that consider materials, direct labor, equipment, and production processes. Your timely execution will be vital in meeting project timelines.
  • Seamless Collaboration:
    As a pivotal team player, you will seamlessly communicate with relevant departments throughout the development process, ensuring a cohesive workflow and a smooth handover to the production team.
  • Information Coordination:
    You will be the linchpin in providing accurate information to designers, planning, and production teams. Your support will empower the creation of detailed customer information and tech packs, elevating our offerings.
  • Material Sourcing and Evaluation:
    Leveraging your expertise in materials, you will expertly source and evaluate backpack materials, assessing their quality, sustainability, and suitability for our innovative product designs.
  • Timely Sample Management:
    Your organized approach will ensure the timely delivery of samples while maintaining clear records. This essential function contributes to a seamless and efficient product development cycle.

What we ask

  • 5-7 years of experience in bags product development
  • Strong technical skills in bag construction and development
  • Strong knowledge of travel and luggage materials, ensuring expertise in selecting materials that offer superior durability, functionality, and aesthetics for our products
  • Experience in developing new products, ensuring innovation and efficiency
  • Experience with hard-case travel and luggage products is a plus
  • Ability to evaluate nesting, fabric usable width, and scrap-saving techniques
  • Ability to manage competing calendar deadlines effectively
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or above
  • Proficient in English, both spoken and written
  • A proactive team player with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Strong sense of responsibility and accountability
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel and Word), knowledge of AI/Photoshop is a plus

What we offer

We value our employees and offer a competitive salary based on experience, along with additional incentives such as health insurance, professional development opportunities, subsidized lunch, and a training fund.

At Pactics, we believe in diversity and equality. We evaluate candidates based on their skills and abilities, promoting an inclusive and welcoming workplace for all. So, if you have the right skills and a passion for backpack development, we encourage you to apply and be part of our ambitious team.

Join us on this exciting journey of innovation and growth in the world of bags and softgoods. Apply now and let your creativity shape the future of our products!

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