Product Development Co-ordinator

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
Brighton
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client is looking for a Product Development Co-ordinator to join there expanding team in East Sussex. The right candidate will be highly efficient and organised with a 'Can do' attitude towards work.

Client Details

My client is a fast growing and exciting business based in East Sussex. Quickly becoming a market leader in their field within Retail & Wholesale, they are continuing to grow in the UK and Internationally. They offer not only a fun and exciting working environment but plenty of opportunity to develop and grow as they continue to do.

Description

As a Product Development Co-ordinator you will;

Project Management

* Liaising closely with factories and QC in the Far East. This involves negotiating costs and time schedules and ensuring the management and control of quality.

* Liaising closely with third party suppliers and internal staff to ensure products are delivered according to brief and within time and cost parameters.

* Manage quote sheets, product brief sheets

* Monitoring critical paths and timelines to ensure that products are handed over in good time

* Managing the ordering of preproduction samples for Far East Suppliers and ensuring the effective transition of products into the testing process.

* Ensuring clear communication with other parts of the business including NPD, sales and logistics

* Working in accordance with company processes

* Closely liaising with NPD, compliance and logistics departments to ensure that products are delivered to brief and on time.

* Providing quote summary reports to the buying director for review

* Bench marking prices and challenging quotes where appropriate

* Working with suppliers to find the optimum product specification and feeding this back to other parties.

Admin

* Updating the Paladone intranet and Navision daily / weekly as required

* Obtaining and maintaining records of product commodity codes

* Arranging translations of copy for packaging and instruction leaflets

* Processing products for Bronze Seal, Silver Seal and Gold Seal according to product procedures

* Setting up product codes, barcodes for new products

* Updating products and packaging for existing items with required changes

* Taking ownership of product information that appears on Navision and the Intranet, maintain the system, ensuring information is accurate and up to date, including product weights and dims, prices etc.

General

* Attend and participate in Company and department meetings including but not limited to weekly NPD meetings, supply chain handover meetings

* To take reasonable care of own health and safety and that of others, complying with the health and safety policy of the company at all times.

Profile

To be a successful candidate for this Product Development Co-ordinator role you will have;

  • Previous experience in a similar role essential.
  • Previous experience working with Far East suppliers desirable
  • Strong negotiation skills and experience negotiating complex products with multiple suppliers
  • Numerical skills and confidence manipulating costings and timelines.
  • Project management experience in a fast paced deadline driven setting
  • Basic Navision skills - training will be available
  • Intermediate Excel and Microsoft Office skills

Job Offer

£20,000 - £24,000 (depending on experience) + Package


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