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Product Developer

Job Title: Product Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Staff Discount
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91396
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 09, 2013 15:43

Job Description

An exciting opportunity as a Product Developer has arisen with this well known international manufacturer of outdoor wear. This is a Product Developer role where you will specialise in lifestyle products; taking the product from design concept, to salesman samples through into production. As a Product Designer you will liaise with the Product Manager, Designers and factories, meet company profit margins to ensuring quality and fit standards are executed and communicated effectively and ensuring suitability for end use for the consumer. You will work closely with the Senior Developer and Developer Supervisor to ensure great outcomes. To be successful in this role the following qualities are essential: * Some experience in the development of Lifestyle garment ranges and be product specialist in at least one product category * Be willing to work as part of a team as well as individually manage components of their responsible category * Have the ability to interact with Product Merchandising Design and Sourcing team * Be able to forge strong efficient vendor relationships * You will have great attention to detail * Ability to work under pressure whilst being open minded and flexible * Have advanced knowledge of Windows, applications including Illustrator, Word and Excel; and preferably experience of working on PLM systems (not essential) * Ability to successfully to work to rapid change * You will have strong verbal and written communication skills * Excellent English communication skills- both reading and writing You will need to be experienced in textile, manufacturing, or engineering within the apparel and clothing industry.