Product Developer - West Midlands

£23,500 + benefits - Marketing
Ref: 97 Date Posted: Thursday 04 Jul 2019
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Product Developer

£23,500 basic salary + excellent benefits

Our client, based Midlands, a long established & leading global supplier of branded, non-food, FMCG products is seeking a Product Developer as part of their ongoing expansion, reporting into the Senior NPD Manager.

We are seeking a dynamic & ambitious Product Development/NPD Executive with a strong work ethic and exceptionally high levels of self-motivation. 

Key duties:

Comparative / Directional Shopping - Collating product ideas for range development

Creating product briefs for Spring Summer & Autumn Winter seasons

Creating & updating product presentations for standard range and customer specials.

Liaising with internal & external Design teams with regards to design briefs, mock ups, visuals and artwork

Liaising with factories regarding new product ideas, artwork and samples

Liaising with QA to discuss the product requirements for the season ahead

Entering all product details onto the ERP system along with component and packaging creation & maintenance for Spring Summer & Autumn Winter Standard product and Customer Specials.

Thorough checking & amendment of Spring Summer & Autumn Winter Standard Artworks and Customer Specials Artwork.

Creation & maintenance of Product Line Up Tracker for Spring Summer & Autumn Winter Standard product and Customer Specials

Creation of Job Bags for Spring Summer & Autumn Winter Standard product and Customer Specials to send to factories.

Continual progress chasing factories for information and samples

Assisting with the creation of Spring Summer and Autumn Winter brochures

Aiding photography shoots and company videos

Product checking/approval

Creating Style Guides per each range for Spring Summer & Autumn Winter for the factories to follow when creating Samples

Briefing Fragrance Houses for fragrances required for Spring Summer & Autumn Winter seasons

Regular meetings with Senior NPD Manager to discuss ongoing projects

A very attractive basic salary + excellent benefits package is available for the successful candidate.

To apply for this role please send your CV to c.booth@swindaleparks.co.uk or if you prefer, call Carl on 0121-585 6079 for an informal chat, in the first instance.