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Product Developer Luxury Accessories/Jewellery Brand

Job Title: Product Developer Luxury Accessories/Jewellery Brand
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
REF: 2727_1576678263
Contact Name: Val May
Contact Email: valmay@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Our client is an established premium men's accessories brand that are expanding due to continued success. They are looking for a Product Developer to join their team based in London. The right candidate will have a passion for Men's Luxury Accessories as well as experience working with suppliers and factories based in the Far East and Italy.

Main Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Report to the Senior Designer and work closely with MD on development of jewellery collections
  • Work closely with factories around the world for development of jewellery product lines
  • Follow up on process from sketches to sample stage, managing tight time lines
  • Maintain and update all data sheets with accuracy
  • Ensure all factories adhere to international compliance standards
  • Negotiate with manufacturers to obtain most competitive prices
  • Make Sure requests and deliveries are met through the critical path
  • Monitor industry trends and evaluate competitors
  • Work with the Design team to ensure products are designed cost effectively
  • Constantly source for new materials, manufacturing techniques, new suppliers, innovation
  • Experience and skills

Person Specifications

  • At least 3 years' experience within jewellery/Accessories Product development
  • Strong negotiating and problem-solving skills
  • Experience dealing with factories in the Far East
  • Commercially focused, experience delivering to budget
  • Strong understanding of Accessory and jewellery manufacturing
  • Be methodical in your approach seeing projects through to completion
  • Excellent communication both written and verbal
  • Strong team player
  • Tenacious, with a willingness to go the extra mile
  • Advanced MS Excel
  • Excellent training and long-term career development
  • Available to travel