Due to company growth our client, a major manufacturing company, is seeking a New Product Developer to join their successful team. If you would like to be part of new product development and see your hard work on the high street shelves this may be the role for you.
Your duties will include:
Trend gathering and forecasting.
Liaising with customers.
Provision of samples and briefs.
Product range mapping.
Pitching new products to customers.
Visiting suppliers and trend shows in UK and abroad.
Updating business with product development process on weekly basis.
Updating account manager with component prices, requesting quotes from suppliers.
Utilise company tools/software to keep records of product development.
The successful candidate will offer:
Previous experience of working in a busy fast-moving team environment.
Experience of creating products to customer specifications and own brief.
Ability to multi task and work to deadlines.
Ability to work with high street retailers to deliver product range to timelines.
Commercial awareness to develop new ranges within the budget.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
An aptitude towards design, colours and detail and interest in design.
Clean driving licence is essential.
Based in New Milton with salary £20,000 to £24,000, working Monday to Friday 7.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m., enhanced pension scheme, profit related bonus scheme, 24 days holiday plus bank holidays and free parking.