Product Development Manager
I'm looking for a Product Development Manager to join an extremely successful supplier of corporate uniforms to leading companies in the UK. As a Product Development Manager your sole responsibilities will be to manage the output from the Pattern Cutters, Sample Machinist and Factories to ensure the completion of first samples correctly and on time. To liaise with the fabric and trim suppliers to ensure all required components arrive on time and add to the Progress tracker and plot in key approval dates. To issue deadlines for sample work to be completed, conducting initial / proto sample fit sessions with QC and garment technologists. To develop excellent relationships with the relevant factories, and visit factories as necessary. To attend all initial Project meetings to understand the individual client needs for the required image, price and job roles. Monitor stock garments available from factories and suppliers. As a Product Development Manager you will work with the Designer and Garment tech, to ensure that the pattern, trims and fabrics are correct and fit for purpose. Input all design details onto the Spec Workbooks. Amend or create specifications or tech packs. Illustrator skills essential. Gerber Skills would be an advantage. The Product Development Manager will add support to the production manager in sourcing fabric, ensuring lab dips, fabric test reports, handlooms and branding submits are actioned and approved on time. Additionally attend sample fits when available.
So if you're a creative Product Development Manager who has an easy nature and is ready to role up their sleeves and get stuck into this fabulous role with great salary, bonus and great holiday, then please apply asap