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Product Development – Home Textiles – Hybrid (TGN5073) – Excellent Salary DOE

Product Development – Home Textiles – Hybrid (TGN5073) – Excellent Salary DOE

  • Designers/Product Developers
  • Manchester

Location: Manchester

Type: Permanent

Industry: Ladieswear

Job Ref: TGN4148

The Company:

An exciting opportunity for a Homewares Product Developer to join a fast-moving team for a leading home textile company. This is a great opportunity for someone with a PD, Design or Buying background who is passionate about everything Homewares.

Benefits:

  • Hybrid working – 3 days in the office a week
  • 23 days holiday – rising to 25 over 2 years.
  • Free car parking
  • Monday – Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm

Responsibilities

  • Building relationships with existing and new factories
  • Liaising with customers and brainstorming products
  • Analysing existing sales and looking for new trends
  • Researching new product techniques and products
  • Sourcing new qualities plains/semi-plains/jacquards/print bases
  • Understanding the commercial market and conducting market analysis
  • Feeding back strategies to the factory (seasonal, promo)
  • Working with factories & design on new product ideas
  • Setting up factory calls and tours
  • Benchmarking
  • Collating all cost information (prices, MOQ’s, lead-times)
  • Working with factories and Category Assistant on product development
  • Cross costing
  • Helping/supporting with factory issues

 Key Skills

  • Advanced excel skills required
  • Ability to communicate with Customers and Suppliers on Teams calls and face to face meetings.
  • Ability and the confidence to produce and present Power points internally and externally.
  • Attention to detail is critical as dealing with large amounts of data.
  • Understand the specification of the product in more detail to give you greater understanding on developing right products for the customer.
  • Able to work on own initiative.
  • Enjoys working as part of a wider team and likes to get stuck in.
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