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Senior Product Developer, cool gift company!

Leading, creative gift brand is looking for a new Senior Product Developer to join their very successful, growing team.

You will have excellent product development experience, a commercial / creative eye and a real passion for product.

You will be involved in the whole development cycle, from idea generation to product launch for both catalogue and bespoke ranges. It’s a busy role but a great company to work for, that is experiencing huge levels of growth particularly throughout this recent period of time.

This Senior Product Development role involves:

  • Represent the Product Development team in meetings
  • Support the Head of Product Development
  • Idea generation through comp shopping and trade shows
  • Critiquing current ranges to identify improvements
  • Noting feedback on developmental areas from customers + the wider team
  • Attend customer meetings alongside the Account Managers, preparing product lists + samples
  • Clearly and accurately briefing factories on product requirements
  • Negotiating on cost prices and deliverables to hit required margin targets
  • Ordering product + packaging samples and checking samples thoroughly
  • Work with your production and supply chain team when selecting the most relevant factories
  • Work closely with Production to ensure accurate critical path management
  • Briefing the design + marketing teams for initial designs and mockups
  • Being aware of all technical issues, involving the technical team
  • Ensuring that all artwork is accurate before orders are confirmed
  • Visiting factories to brief on new products and assess pre-production
  • Attending trade fairs in the UK and internationally

Knowledge, qualifications, and experience required:

  • Ideally at least 4 years direct product development experience
  • Product development experience within the gift or home industry
  • Must have developed directly with factories
  • Must have a commercial mind
  • A passion for product

To apply for this job email your details to info@ilovemyjob.co.uk

Job Overview

Location :

London

Salary :

£35,000 - £40,000

Date Posted :

June 10, 2020

Job Ref :

LM543

To apply for this job email your details to info@ilovemyjob.co.uk