Production, Technical & Wholesale

Product Development Assistant

Freedom Recruit
North West England

Our client is a niche and exciting supplier that specialises in luxury uniforms with a fashionable twist. I have an exciting position for a smart, driven and determined Product Development Assistant to be a part of this inspiring, design-led company. If you are a Fashion graduate (preferably design) with at least 2 years' experience in a similar role, within a luxury or tailoring brand, this could be a great opportunity to kick start your career and gain exposure to assisting in the management of the garment production process.

The Role:

  • Responsible for managing and placing orders

  • Managing the sourcing, ordering and delivery of fabrics & trims to suppliers

  • Liaising with suppliers to ensure critical paths are met

  • Creating accessory, print and embroidery specs in Adobe Illustrator

  • Updating spec sheets with components, as well as ensuring QC checks are carried out on materials and trims

  • Managing courier bookings to/from suppliers and clients

  • Running stock reports

  • Administrative duties and assisting the production department as required

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Must be from a luxury/tailoring CMT production background with at least 2 years' experience

  • Working knowledge of fabric bases/uses and garment technical specifications

  • Fashion related degree and garment production experience in a similar role, where there has been exposure to suppliers and factories

  • Excellent verbal and written communication

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, and Adobe Illustrator and able to learn and use new software quickly

  • Ability to multi task multiple critical paths in a project based (not season based) garment production cycle

  • Organised with problem solving capabilities and common sense!

What you will get in return:

  • Salary of £22k-£25k, dependent on experience

  • The opportunity to be a part of/develop within an exciting, fashionable and fast-growing global business


Shabnam Choudhary

If this Product Development Assistant role interests you, please click the ‘Apply’ button and submit your cv with your portfolio and quote reference SC57961/007_1554126514.