Product Developer

  • Job Reference: JR4032
  • Date Posted: 23 August 2017
  • Location: Shanghai
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive salary
  • Sector: Product Development
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jo Raynor
  • Email: jor@uandirecruitment.co.uk

Job Description

Our client has a wealth of experience in ladies fashion apparel and are now beginning a new venture. They are a fashion importer of childrenswear and womenswear to the UK high street, across wovens, knit and jersey. They have an excellent opportunity for a Product Developer to join their Shanghai team, working with factories in the Shanghai region and Guangzhou.

Product Developer - The Role:

  • The role reports into the Head of Technical.
  • Liaising with factories in the region of Shanghai and mainland China, monitoring the critical path on a daily basis to ensure that production schedules are met. 
  • Negotiating prices, lead times,minimums etc, working closely with UK team.
  • Manage all stages of the product development process to ensure critical dates are met. 
  • Creation, monitoring and instigating the critical path.
  • Ensuring that garments are being produced correctly. 
  • Work across team functions to monitor the development of the product.
  • Supplying manufacturers with information including bar codes, ticketing,packaging etc and ensuring they are correctly applied.
  • Providing information to support the sales teams. 

Product Developer - The Candidate: 

  • A solid knowledge of working within a similar role is essential.
  • Previous experience of working with UK high street retailers is essential.
  • Must be a good team player.
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills are required. 
  • Knowledge of word & excel.
  • Strong English language skills.

Product Developer - The Package:

  • Competitive depending upon experience

Please note that due to the anticipated interest in this role only short listed candidates will be contacted.