Deputy General Manager – Product Solutions, Innovation, Research & Development Jobs at Brandix in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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  • Post Date: February 20, 2023
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Deputy General Manager – Product Solutions, Innovation, Research & Development


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About Brandix

At Brandix, a pioneer in Sri Lanka’s Apparel industry, we develop, manufacture and market end to end apparel solutions for world renowned brands. With a purpose to deliver Inspired Solutions through Inspired People, we have a team of over 60,000 people across nine countries including India, Bangladesh, Haiti and the United Kingdom. On a journey to be the most sustainable apparel manufacturer in the region, Brandix embeds real change across every point of our operations as we care for our planet and the communities in which we serve. In Sri Lanka, we are honored to have been adjudged ‘Exporter of the Year’ for the 7th consecutive time at the Presidential Export Awards 2020/21. We are also proud to share that our plant in Batticaloa was recognized as the world’s first Net Zero Carbon Apparel Manufacturing facility in 2019. To learn more about us and our 50-year long journey please visit

Key purpose of the Job

The Deputy General Manager – Product Solutions, Innovations, Research & Development, is responsible for formulation and implementation of the Product Innovation strategies and advanced concepts/RM Innovation projects, Automation projects and managing the sew free pillar for the SBU in collaboration with group innovation lead and third party specialist.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Leading formulation and deployment of the Product Innovation strategies for the SBU, including Advanced Concepts, Product Innovation, Automation ideas and R&D projects for the SBU through effective product /process and market research analysis.
  2. Spearheading implementation of Advanced Concepts, Technology, R&D and Automation projects in the SBU, including conceptualization, commercialization and development of new product ideas.
  3. Leading the introduction, incubation and validation of the platform technologies for the SBU.
  4. Managing the sew free pillar to introduce new solutions through new sew free techniques and machinery solutions and driving the team to deliver seamless integration and successful commercialization of the sew products.
  5. Driving synergies with the Customers, suppliers, technology institutes and internal teams for realization of the Product Innovation and Automation objectives.
  6. Leading and managing the Team to achieve the functional deliverables.


Masters/ Bachelor’s Engineering or Clothing Technology.


8+ years of relevant experience in apparel design, product engineering & development, with strong knowledge of R&D, new product development and innovation processes.


1. Driving Vision and Change
2. Exciting & Engaging Customers
3. Inspiring Employees
4. Driving Results
Job Detail
  • Offered SalaryNot Specified
  • Career LevelManager
  • ExperienceMore than 5 Years
  • GenderBoth
  • INDUSTRYApparel/Clothing
  • QualificationBachelor's Degree
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