Connecting to LinkedIn...

Product Developer

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
REF: 4842_1720438500
Contact Email:

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Product Developer to work with a reputable global sportswear brand.
This is a great opportunity for someone working within the sportswear/activewear and Athleisure industry across men's and ladies and looking to progress your career .

Main responsibilities Will Include:

  • Participate in creating the seasonal calendar.

  • Develop the assigned styles/collections in cooperation with Designers, internal teams, and suppliers of approximately 200 SKUS per season.

  • Work on multiple seasons at once across a large collection both men's and women's.

  • Source and develop new fabrics seasonally ensuring they are within cost using your knowledge and fabric sheets are completed.

  • Day-to-day factory liaison.

  • Coordinate and monitor all activities regarding the development, approval, and communication of all fabric, trimming, and accessory suppliers.

  • Organise and manage fit sessions and provide fitting comments to the suppliers

  • Help ensure FOB prices meet targets and required margins.

  • Manage and keep the WIP report updated.

  • Responsible for managing the critical path from initial prototypes through to bulk production managing the timeline strictly to ensure the samples are delivered on time.

  • Send out the PP & shipment samples to the buyers for approval or reference.

  • Be responsible for creating measurements charts, measuring garments for UK and Global teams

  • Investigating and resolving QC issues if any arises.

  • Sample management

Person specification

  • sportswear/activewear and Athleisure experience needed

  • In-depth knowledge of garment construction techniques with a good understanding of pattern cutting

  • Experience in technical fabrics and performance garment constructions

  • Experience in dealing with suppliers based in the Far East.

  • Extensive background in fit, fabric development, finishes, and construction details.

  • Experience working on a wholesale business model.