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Development Manager

Job Title: Development Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94055
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: ALB.10637.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: October 03, 2013 09:31

Job Description

This exciting, world renowned lifestyle retailer is looking for a Development Manager on Footwear to join its thriving team in London. You will be in charge of: Research and Development from design to production; acting as the technical and manufacturing resource; incorporating ideas for product design, construction, materials, compounds and components and preparing & updating data systems. As a Development Manager you will: Communicate with the other teams on a daily basis Work to sign off blueprints Examine prototypes to make sure all specifications are accurate and within the cost targets and check and release of Production Red Tag samples Oversee the product testing phase and helping with production quality difficulties A huge bonus will be that you will travel both internationally and domestically in order to achieve the highest of product and development. You will have the following skills: Footwear development in athletic and/ or footwear lifestyle industry Professional understanding of footwear toolings and moulds Strong understanding of material application, cost, performance and developments To succeed in this role you will be a creative developer who can work with designers outside the day to day development box, have very good Microsoft Office Skills and will be a flexible team player with willingness to travel globally. 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.