Product Developer

Connections Employment
04 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We have an opportunity for a Product Developer to join a team at a state of the art Head Office in Trafford Park, Manchester.

The role:

  • Operating within a busy Product Development team to understand expectations and requirements, in creating accurate specifications and excellent quality of salesman samples and/or bulk production, checking with others for completeness.
  • You will also undertake trips to Asia to visit suppliers when required.

The successful candidate will have;

  • A minimum of two years experience.
  • Some knowledge and experience of fitting garments/products.
  • Knowledge of garment construction.
  • Experience of working with designers and understanding design needs.
  • Experience of working closely with factories to ensure quality and social compliance is to the high standard required.
  • A proven track record within product development and/or garment technology environment.
  • Experience of delivering excellent quality merchandise from offshore supplier base.
  • Some knowledge of pattern cutting, construction and manufacturing techniques.
  • Strong deliver/service orientation.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments and work outside of job boundaries as necessary.
  • Understanding of Reach and ETI to ensure policies are followed and be able to follow up during trips to Asia.

Additonal Skills:

  • Keep to corporate calendar deadlines, able to prioritise own workload accordingly.
  • Undertake tasks with a consideration of possible costs incurred by the business.
  • Require minimal supervision, taking responsibility for own workload.
  • Be computer literate with knowledge of Illustrator and In Design programs.

In addition to a competitive salary, this role comes with an extensive benefits package which includes:

  • 30 days holiday including bank holidays
  • A profit share bonus scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme -Fantastic staff discounts
  • Discounts at a variety of retailers and leisure attractions

To apply: Forward your CV following the apply link in either Word or PDF format

Please Note: due to the volume of applications being received we can only respond to those offering the relevant experience as outlined in the advert.

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