Product Development Accessories Assistant

Recruiter
JW Anderson
Location
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Posted
02 Aug 2022
Closes
02 Sep 2022
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This position will work alongside and assist the PD Manager on the development of the accessories collection at JW Anderson.

Development:

  • Assisting the Accessories Product Development Manager for all the technical sheets for the bags, shoes and jewellery for JW Anderson's collections.
  • Assist on comments on prototypes, SMS launch after approval: work on tech packs.
  • Participate in the research of new materials and techniques for the new ideas supporting the design team.
  • Help ensuring all samples are received on time and preparing deliveries to factories and suppliers.
  • Supporting manufacturers with technical issues during production.
  • In part responsible for entering all raw material and product IDs in RLM ahead of the sales.
  • Quality control checks - Assist on invoices and ensuring budget tracker is updated on a regular basis.
  • Active participation in the show.
  • Awareness of the end to end Critical Path and key milestones.
  • Understanding quality standards, functionality (including consistency and standardisation) and end use.

Pre- production:

  • Co-operation with the Production Department, building spec sheets for handovers.


Skills Required:

  • Product Development experience specifically within Leather Goods/ Footwear and Jewellery essential.
  • Capability knowledge of vendors and vendor management.
  • Capability of working with multiple projects & cross functional teams; partnering closely with the Design team.
  • Solution orientated – problem solver, flexible and adaptable, resilient.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong IT skills including Office (Excel mainly), Illustrator and Photoshop. Knowledge of RLM systems would be a plus.
  • Fluent in Spanish and Italian would be a plus.

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