Junior Accessories Product Developer

Recruiter
Rejina Pyo
Location
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Posted
16 Aug 2022
Closes
16 Sep 2022
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Junior Accessories Product Developer

 

As Junior Accessories Product Developer, you will be responsible for product development and coordinating the production of bags, shoes, jewelry, and accessories collections. You will work directly with the Head of Accessories, factories, and suppliers to support the product journey from design and development through to sampling and final production, within the timings established, and maintaining Rejina Pyo’s quality standards. You will follow each collection in order to achieve the main targets and objectives in terms of quality, lead time, margin, and cost.

 

 

 

 

 

Main Responsibilities

 

•          Develop products and coordinate production for all Collections (4 Collections per year).

 

•          Responsible for ensuring all samples are developed to targeted deadlines, with the desired aesthetic and following Rejina Pyo’s quality standards.

 

  •       Responsible for Prototypes, SMS and Pre-Production/QR requests, and follow-up to factories.

 

 

  • Research materials, components, construction techniques, and finishes

 

 

  • Carry out visual research, sketches, Tech Packs, and mock-ups/salpas as required for product development

 

 

  •       Accountable for the accuracy of Tech Packs and BOMs sent out to factories.

 

 

  • Accountable for providing clarity on current sampling, shipment status, raw material stock, and budget status:

Keep up-to-date stock take files for all raw materials Keep updated on the WIP report Input all Invoices on the Budget Tracker file and Shipment Tracker file

•          Communicate timeline conflicts, quality risks, changes, and action items daily.

 

•          Identify and communicate any quality control concerns and implement processes to ensure that our products are of the highest quality and standards.

 

•          Develop effective working relationships with suppliers and effectively communicate with cross-functional teams, ensuring information flows between all actors in the process.

 

•          Work closely with the team to ensure all of the Critical Path dates are met.

 

  • Manage all day-to-day communication with factories and suppliers

•          Schedule fitting and production meetings to ensure milestones are met

 

•          Accountable for all the information entered in our WIP report.

 

•          Travelling to factories and fairs if needed.

 

  • Show preparation and coordination.

 

The Ideal Candidate

 

•          A minimum of 2-3 year’s experience in a similar role

 

  • Technical knowledge of accessories products, materials, construction techniques, and finishes
      A keen eye for detail and quality

•          Fluent in Spanish. Italian would be a plus

 

•          Excellent organizational skills

 

  • Solution orientated – problem solver, flexible and adaptable, resilient

•          Ability to work well under pressure, and meet critical deadlines

 

•          Experience in working close to production and international factories

 

•          The ability to take initiative and to prioritize work tasks

 

•          People skills and tact

 

•          Strong IT skills including Excel, Illustrator, and Photoshop

 

 

 

 

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