Womenswear Product Developer

Company name: Silk Route Recruitment

Company url: https://www.linkedin.com/company/silk-route-recruitment/

Job location: Bangladesh

Job description:

 Product Developer: The role:
• Research product and trim trends from catwalks, tradeshows and present throughout the season
• Work closely with the design team to select suppliers/factories for production
• To help source and develop trims, fabrics and new garment trends
• Work closely with suppliers to find new product opportunities and support product development projects
• Liaise with the UK team on sourcing, development and critical path
• Price negotiation with buyers and factories to achieve target margins
• Reviewing products margins/retail sell price, and where possible suggest alternative base/trims/suppliers/techniques to ensure improved results.
• Improving supplier strategies and sample lead time / prices by suggesting new factories and new ways of working
• Managing a local team of merchandisers by overseeing all development / delivery critical paths / progress is being actioned correctly and in the most efficient manner
• Work closely with merchandising and technical teams on sample production
• To be responsible for library of sample garments, fabrics and trims
• Hosting buyers for trips to Bangladesh and presenting Bangladesh's supplier base capabilities to increase ordersProduct Developer: The person:

The ideal candidate:
• Will have experience in Womenswear (wovens) design and product development
• Will have experience in working in the UK market
• Will be highly organised and be able to prioritise and manage workload autonomously
• Will be a self starter and be keen to grow and develop in a growing and entrepreneurial environment
• Will have an eye for fashion and have excellent communication skills 

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