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Product Developer

Job Type : Permanent, Full Time

Salary : £1 – £25000/annum

A fantastic opportunity for a Product Developer to join a successful clothing importer and supplier. The company supply a range of products to high street retailers and supermarkets.

The role:

Work together with designers and the retail buying team to build licence ranges

Update development CPs with buying teams and design team

Manage the developments in work with factories

Send licensed packaging to factory when developing samples

Updates google sheets for your depts.

confirm orders with buying teams

Negotiate prices with factory for order enquiries

Able to do costings for buyers

Notify customer of sales cost prices & delivery dates

Liaise with buyers and push for prices & samples to close the orders

Able to work with overseas factories.

Send orders with all the information to the different factories.

Keep customer updated on any delays caused

Skills required:

* The applicant should be very well organised, with good attention to detail, keen to learn, responsible, self-motivated, multi-tasker and very good communication skills

* Motivated, enthusiastic and have a drive to push sales (identify sales opportunities)

* Work on your own initiative and as part of a team

* Ability to handle pressure and deadlines

* Manage current departments and generate new business leads

* Fast paced and on the ball

* Knowledge on trends / Licenses and garment construction would be an advantage

* Efficient

* Respond and engage to new order enquiries

* Excellent communication skills as working directly with the customers/ hubs / factories

* Be able to negotiate prices with factories via Turkey to meet customer targets and close orders

* Work closely with designer to present solutions to customer to simplify design and maintain a good overall sales price

* Working closely with the merchandise team & problem solving issues to avoid discounts

* Team player and able to build strong customer relations and with factories

* Confirm costings and delivery dates with customer

* Raise PO’s on the system, understanding Royalties & Margins

* Raise PO’s to factories

* Aim to learn the PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) System

* Chase sample developments with the in country teams and feedback to customer on status

* Have experience to manage development critical path, updating and chasing daily for approvals

* Providing customer with weekly updates through Critical path document

* Arrange samples in house to post to buying teams

* Confident to offer new products to the customer

* Admin heavy based role so must be well organised

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Please be aware the duties listed above are an interpretation of the role and do not form any part of your employment contract. Please ask the interviewer any questions about the role that you wish to clarify.

Tagged Resources Limited acts as an employment agency. We have 25 years of Recruitment and Industry experience, working with Retail and Supply Chain markets and have various positions available. If this vacancy does not suit your experience and you are looking for a suitable role please look at our website or follow us on social networking sites. All are updated on a daily basis

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