Assistant Product Developer

Recruiter
Zachary Daniels
Location
Manchester
Salary
£16000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted
18 Apr 2017
Closes
18 May 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Assistant Product Developer

Up to £20,000pa

Greater Manchester

A market leading premium lifestyle brand that set the trends for British fashion and sportswear have a fantastic opportunity for an Assistant Product Developer to join their established Product Development team.

Within this role you will create design specifications, salesman samples, colour pallets, monitoring the lab dip process, and bulk production with the support of the Product Developers. Assisting with the management of the critical path, raising garment purchase orders and amendments using the AS400 system along with costings. Working closely with the buying and merchandising teams, you will be responsible for organising international buying trips, creating supplier documents and scoring sheets, and liaise closely with external suppliers.

The ideal person must have previous product development, production or buying experience working at a similar level for a lifestyle, premium or high street fashion brand. You must have experience managing the critical path, working with overseas factories and external suppliers. You must be proficient using Microsoft Office programs and AS400, have excellent knowledge of garment construction, wash-care labels and the life cycle of a garment.

In return you will be rewarded with the opportunity to join the product development team of a successful British fashion brand who offer a competitive salary and company benefits.