About the Company
PVH is one of the largest apparel companies in the world. With a history going back over 130 years, PVH excels at growing brands and businesses with rich American heritages. PVH is over 30,000 associates operating across 40 countries and speaking 20 languages with over $8 billion in 2015 revenues. PVH owns and markets the iconic Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Speedo, Warner’s and Olga brands and, in addition, markets a variety of goods under its own and licensed brands.
PVH Europe is home to the global headquarters of Tommy Hilfiger and the European offices of Calvin Klein. The company is founded on a dynamic and fast-paced work environment that’s fueled by passion, creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit.
Founded in 1985, Tommy Hilfiger is internationally recognized for celebrating the essence of “classic American cool” style, featuring preppy with a twist designs. The brand delivers premium styling, quality and value to consumers worldwide under the Tommy Hilfiger and Hilfiger Denim brands, with a breadth of collections including Hilfiger Collection, Tommy Hilfiger Tailored, men’s, women’s and children’s sportswear, denim, accessories, and footwear.
Calvin Klein is one of the best known designer names in the world, offering a modern, provocative design aesthetic. The Calvin Klein brands – Calvin Klein Collection, Calvin Klein (platinum label), Calvin Klein (white label), Calvin Klein Jeans and Calvin Klein Underwear – provide the company with the opportunity to market products both domestically and internationally at various price points, distribution channels and catering to a diverse group of consumers..
The Central Supply Chain department supports the Divisions, Customers, Vendors and Suppliers of Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein with all strategic sourcing, vendor management, quality assurance and quality control activities. In addition the department houses the Central Trim team which works with all product divisions to achieve leverage and synergies. Within PVH Europe, the department works closely with all the product divisions for TH and CK and the following departments: Corporate Responsibility, Business Process Development, Brand Merchandising, and Central Operations. In addition, there is alignment with the Sourcing departments of TH North America and PVH Corp, both situated in New York. Main external counterparts are buying agents and related Vendors as well as Direct Vendors.
The intern will report into the Senior Trim Manager within the Central Supply Chain department.
The main responsibility of the intern will be managing one of the trim projects of the Speed 360 program. The Speed 360 program aims to reduce the garment development and production lead-time. As a results the trim processes, products and supplier base have to be evaluated and a proposal and implementation program will have to be executed.
The exact trim project within the Speed 360 program that will be handled by the intern will be decided when we get closer to the start date.
Apart from this key project there is a daily support needed on the following areas:
Administration of trim development and maintain trim library.
Participating in the central trim team meetings.
- The candidate must be eligible to work in the EU.
- Living in the Netherlands
- Start date: July/August 2017. Duration is 6 months.
- It is a requirement that the candidate is a 3 or 4 year student enrolled in a Fashion Technology Bachelor degree study program. (e.g. AMFI, Saxion Fashion and Textile technology, TMO)
- Good Microsoft office knowledge, ability to learn to work with PLM Centric.
- Fluent in English
- Good Communication skills required for working together with Vendors, Buying offices, Design and Development/Production.
- Team player