Senior Product Developer – Outdoor

Location
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Salary
Highly Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
Posted
04 Sep 2018
Closes
02 Oct 2018
Ref
DR1584
Sector
Sportswear, Unisex
Job Type
Permanent

Our client is the name behind some of the world’s best sports, outdoor and fashion brands. They are a third-generation, family-owned business and retain strong family values, they care about people and that is what drives their day-to-day work. With their global headquarters in the UK, they employ 2,000 people across 20 countries in the world.  They now have an opening for an experienced Senior Product Developer – Outdoor to join their team in Sunderland.

In this role you will be responsible for leading the on-time development of all products for the Outdoor Category using advanced product engineering from concept stage, ensuring consumer relevance, optimal cost, quality assurance, reliability, regulatory compliance, safety and speed-to-market.

Applications are invited from Product Developers with an Outdoor/Technical  apparel background and strong garment and pattern engineering skills. You will use your detailed and extensive knowledge of performance apparel, fabrics and technologies, along with your in-depth knowledge of user requirements, to develop innovative, high quality outdoor apparel. Maintaining awareness of specific market intelligence and innovation, optimising advances in new technologies and sharing technical expertise with the development team members to ensure current and future needs of the product category are met.  

A full job description will be discussed with shortlisted candidates.

Please apply in complete confidence.