Product Developer Mens 14 month FTC

Recruiter
Success Appointments
Location
Manchester
Posted
29 Mar 2018
Closes
13 May 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An amazing opportunity has arisen for an experienced Product Developer to join a premier brand management company across their Sportswear accounts. This position will be a 14-month fixed term contract.

You will be accountable for the development of seasonally relevant apparel collections which align to the commercial brief and line-plan whilst implementing the creative direction as well as adhering to key dates and gates so that orders can be placed on-time and according to the seasonal calendar.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Develop products from initial tech pack stage through to final bulk production, ensuring quality, fit and price targets are met.
  • Build and maintain a thorough understanding of the supply base.
  • Develop strong working relationships with suppliers.
  • Assist in the design process by identifying opportunities for improvement or efficiency.
  • Work with the supply chain team to ensure clarity of product development information both internally and externally.
  • Participate in weekly team meetings, calling-out any risk to key dates, associated impacts and options to get back on-track as well as updating on current projects.
  • Support the creative vision for the brand and ensure execution within apparel.
  • Ensure that all briefs and line plans contain the required information and are thoroughly understood before you begin a project.
  • Identify potential challenges regarding critical paths or dates and raise awareness immediately.
  • Together with the designers & supply chain team, review all designs prior to development and all prototypes prior to being offered to licensees to ensure alignment with the commercial brief, the brand plan & seasonal sourcing plan.
Ideally, you will have 2 years’ experience in a sportswear/technical product development role supporting a product development team. You will possess knowledge of garment construction and manufacturing processes along with the ability to understand tech packs/specs.

If you have the relevant experience for this role, please click the apply button to send your CV to Rachel Greene, remembering to state your current salary and package.

Job Ref: RG-47103

We regret that due to the volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.


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