Product Buying and Development Manager

Employer
Neptune Europe Ltd
Location
Swindon, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
9 Oct 2020

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Sector
Marketing & PR
Contract Type
Permanent
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At Neptune, our passion for great design and an appreciation of our customers are at the heart of everything we do.
We are looking for an energised, style-engaged and process-driven New Product Development and Buying Manager to join our family. In this fast paced and exciting role, you will lead the team and support the Product Development Director, taking responsibility for managing the critical path and sampling process to deliver our new season and design vision to our customers.

Our highly visionary Product Development team based at our stunning HQ in Swindon, Wiltshire, help define, drive and perfect new and existing products, which range from beautiful furniture right through to our stunning selection of home accessories. Take a peek into our world at Neptune.com to find out more.

Bringing solid previous experience within product development, ideally within furniture, home interiors or lighting, you will collaborate with our innovative in-house teams and our suppliers and manufacturing teams overseas.

Central to the vision of Neptune, in this role you will focus on:
  • Leading a small, superb team in the development of product in line with the Design Team aesthetic and engineering
  • Managing the critical path from concept to launch, recording the product status, testing, gathering, finalising and recording all data surrounding each product
  • Communicating internally all details of a product to allow for planning requirements leading up to launch including merchandising, packaging, branding, warehousing and purchasing
  • The use of all MS IT packages, with knowledge of AutoCAD and Adobe packages being a distinct advantage.

Bringing an exceptional eye for detail and a strong visual perception, you will be extremely organised and methodical in your approach, able to build excellent relationships and have outstanding communication and negotiation skills. This isn't just a career, it's a calling - as you'll be at the heart of bringing an exciting idea to life.

If interiors, homeware and delighting customers are your passion then we would love to hear from you. Our offices are truly stunning plus we offer an attractive salary and a range of other company benefits. Please get in touch with your CV and current salary.

Discover more now at neptune.com and follow us on Facebook nad Instagram.

Neptune...improving the customer experience.

We're fortunate to receive hundreds and hundreds of applications every week. While we try to respond to every email, the sheer volume sometimes makes that difficult. So, if you don't hear from us within 14 days, this means your application hasn't been successful, but we thank you very much for your interest in us.
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