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Product Developer

Job Title: Product Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93838
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: ALB.58267.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: September 04, 2013 18:22

Job Description

Product Developer A fantastic opportunity as a Product Developer has arisen for a contemporary fashion and lifestyle brand producing luxury silk womenswear and homewear. You main responsibilities will be to: * Work with the design team to develop collections from concept to final products. * Oversee print sampling, trim sourcing and fabric developments. * Work with printing mills and garment manufacturers. * Maintain a supplier and manufacturer database. * Manage and track counter-sourcing and samples. * Create and main technical specification sheets. * Working closely with designers and pattern cutters to update data accordingly. * Creating, monitoring and managing the critical path. Working closely with the factories and print mills in order to control quality and sample delivery schedule. * Forging good relationships with new and existing factories and producers. To succeed in this role you will: * Have knowledge of digital printing and garment manufacturing processes. * Be creative and innovative. * Have costing and negotiation skills. * Be proficient in MS Office. * Have good verbal and written communication and time management skills. * Have good industry connections for printing mills, garments and Acc manufacturers. If this sounds like you then please apply now! We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.