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Job Title:
Product Developer
West Midlands
32,000 basic + benefits
A talented Product Developer/Product Manager is required by our client that supplies seasonal FMCG products to retail & distribution clients around the world. The position is based at the companys head office, situated south of Birmingham, and is critical to our clients ongoing success.
Duties will include:
Attending new product development meetings to discuss new formats/designs
Creating and updating product PowerPoints - standard and customer specials
Entering all product details into the companys Product Lifecycle Management Development Software Tool, PIMRa along with PIMRa Component and Packaging creation and maintenance for Spring Summer & Autumn Winter Standard product and Customer Specials.Including upload to PIMRa Web
Liaising with the Commercial Manager regarding factory allocation to ensure artwork is downloaded to correct factory.
Sending full product brief to factories, ensuring all information is advised. Continual liaison with factory until products are produced
Collating initial costs and entering on Pimra Web for the Commercial Manager to negotiate further before sign off.
Briefing design Teams internally & externally to ensure that they have the most up to date information to create artwork & mock ups and ensuring that artwork is uploaded to factories & printers as appropriate.
Thorough checking and amendment of Spring Summer & Autumn Winter Standard Artworks and Customer Specials Artwork.Ensuring that artwork and Pimra correspond
Creation & maintenance of Artwork & Product logs for Spring Summer & Autumn Winter Standard product and Customer Specials
Liaising with QC Department to ensure that they are aware of NPD actions on production of product
Creation of Job Bags for Spring Summer & Autumn Winter Standard product and Customer Specials to send to factories and Far East teams
Continual progress chasing factories for information and samples
Mock Ups, SMS, PP & Gold Seal Approvals both here in UK & Far East
Communicating comments and amends of Mock Ups, SMS, PP & Gold Seal Samples to factories via PIMRa Web
Ensuring completion of relevant authorisation and support documentation for transit of Far East samples
Troubleshooting NPD issues
Investigating alternative solutions to new product suggestions to Artwork and possible cost-down initiatives
Overseeing Designs workload to prioritise through the company Director
Creation of Spring Summer and Autumn Winter Brochures
Aiding photography shoots
To apply for this role you will have a proven Product Developer/Product Manager track record, ideally gained within an international, seasonal FMCG environment, encompassing both a Far East & UK supplier base - this role will require annual travel to China.
On offer is a basic salary in the region of 32,000 plus benefits.
To apply for this role please send you CV to c.booth@swindaleparks.co.uk or if you prefer to speak with Carl in the first instance then you can contact him on 0121-585 6079.