Product Developer-Menswear

City of London
£24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
03 Mar 2012
31 Mar 2012
Lauren Nicoll
Job Type

Menswear Product Developer

This luxury iconic brand is looking for a menswear product developer to join their head office in London. This retailer prides themselves on their quality fabrics and signature style. They have become an international success story with stores in the UK, US, Europe and Far East and have plans for further expansion to become the number one luxury shirt brand in the world.

You will be experienced within this role and have an objective to continue within menswear product development.

Your aim is to:

To ensure excellent, accurate and consistent systems, records and documents to support the departmental development of the range

Develop and maintain appropriate administrative systems necessary to monitor and drive all product development.

Chase and manage all trims, labels and fabrics to facilitate timely product development.

Actively participate in fit sessions, taking precise notes which can be passed onto and understood by suppliers.

Ensure accuracy of all development specs with regards trim and label references.

Maintain the NPD document on a weekly basis.

Compile initial department critical path in line with agreed launch dates, liaising with manufacturers to ascertain key development deadlines.

Ensure all development is in line with the department critical path and notifying key personnel if this drifts.

Publish weekly product launch information including any selling benefits.

Ensure all samples and swatches are available in time for Franchise meetings.

Lead department work meetings to ensure clear communication of all product development priorities.

Build strong relationships with internal teams and external suppliers through timely and consistent communication.

In return you will be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits package as well as the scope for career progression with a company that provides training and development.

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