Product Developer - Men's Leather Accessories

£27000 per annum + Benifits
12 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Jennifer Barry
Job Type
Working for this this world renowned luxury business you are required to work closely with the designers to develop each category from initial concept through to finished product
*Protect brand aesthetic- product knowledge and ownership, quality and attention to detail
*Passion for fashion and product knowledge- "fashion sensibility" knowledge of trends, the market, peer awareness and knows the luxury consumer
*Strong technical knowledge- understanding product construction, launching sketches with vendors and attending fit / sign off meetings.
*Commercial awareness (including understanding of product cost) and business acumen, balance between creativity and commercial
*Developing Raw Material and Trim in specific areas such as Knitwear, Hard & Soft Accessories and Shoes.
*Understanding quality standards, functionality (including consistency and standardisation) and end use
*Process and systems knowledge and experience - PLM and SAP.
*Awareness of the end to end Critical Path and key milestones
*BoM Management
*Capability knowledge of vendors and vendor management
*Capability of working with multiple projects & cross functional teams; partnering closely with the Design team.
Italian speaker preferred
*Product Development experience specifically within Leather Goods essential
*Solution orientated - problem solver, flexible and adaptable, resilient
*Strong communication skills - relationship cultivator- negotiator, influencer and collaborator.
*Process and systems orientated- think and understand end to end
*Strong time management skills- experience of working in high paced environment
*Business acumen