Product Developer

Cheshire – Salary dependant on experience

Approx 3 to 4 years experience in a similar role

To manage the daily and seasonal Product Development and Order Management requirements for the bespoke product ranges of the business. To achieve on time delivery of samples and bulk orders to the required standards for the business in the timelines set out and using the control measures in place, ensuring that all products and customer orders are developed and produced to the correct specification in line with the requirements of the business. 

Product Development: 

To work with Design Team to create size specs and planning how new garments will be made up by producing initial and graded size charts for sampling & costings. 

Identifying key issues in garment construction, creating and implementing solutions to problems and challenges. 

Conducting fit sessions in-house, balancing speed and quality; making commercial decisions with confidence; owning the fitting process and inspiring trust and confidence from colleagues and suppliers 

Manage all problem solving arising during the development process.

Working with designers and factories effectively during development of all products.

Ensuring all samples are to design and size specification, fit correctly and delivered on time.

Production Management Control: 

Co-ordinating through critical Path plans and WIP reports, for the delivery of product from initial order stage to bulk despatch from factories. 

Tracking of goods within factories to maintain lead times and quality standards. 

Checking the order packs before work commences. 

Update the Head or Sourcing and Development regularly on QC and 

Bulk order status. 

Successfully build and maintain relationships with suppliers. 

Working with factories to ensure 100% correct production and on-time delivery. 

Administration:

All administration to be of a high standard and to be constantly updated. 

On an ongoing basis, be responsible for the accuracy of all development procedures, systems and administration from nominated factories.