Senior Assistant Product Developer -Apparel

Posted a week ago by Page Personnel

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£22,000 - £26,000/annum

As a Senior Assistant Product Developer- Apparel you will assist to develop and source a commercial range of products . Working with sales to achieve the budget / margins within the agreed wholesale price architecture.

You will manage your own category / supplier under the guidance and support of your manager

Client Details

A great opportunity for a Senior Assistant Product Developer - Apparel to join a leading fashion business in Leeds. The company are going from strength to strength and trade across a number of different channels, retail, ecommerce, outlets, wholesale etc. The business has been around for more than 80 years and are known for their British Heritage. They pride themselves on a stable highly skilled workforce who focuses daily on providing the best across all our product categories and distribution channels.


  • Assisting in the selection of multiple commercial and profitable ranges per season across multiple brands as well as independently managing the buying process of a small category within this.
  • Adhoc create CADs and design sheets for suppliers
  • Reviewing samples and handlooms for approval and suggesting changes with the confirmation of the Buyer
  • Sample management both within the company and with suppliers
  • Assist in preparing for lessons learnt, range reviews and sign off
  • Regular comp shopping in order to keep up to date with product and pricing of competitors and ensure the competitive and commercial offering of product ranges.
  • Assisting with the production of trend packs, producing them to factory standard with precise detail.
  • Maintaining and managing critical paths and raising issues when needed, ensuring all goods and samples are completed on time.
  • Researching and reacting fast to new trends and creating trend reports, competitor shops, and mood boards to showcase findings.
  • Placing orders of samples, cloth and trim, whilst maintaining a positive relationship with suppliers.


  • Creative flair - ability to balance creative product design with a commercial eye to create ranges and follow briefs from customers
  • The ability to cope with the pressure of meeting tight deadlines and being reactive, managing and re-prioritising tasks where required
  • Presentation and Organisational skills
  • Team player - ability to manage working relationships at all levels and be hands on supporting the department to achieve strategies and budgets
  • Numerate - working alongside sales to support margin calculations and supplier costings
  • Negotiation skills - ability to work with suppliers to agree the best price for a product while maintaining quality requirements in line with the brand and customer requirements
  • Self-motivated
  • Team Player

Job Offer

Salary £22k - £26k + close to transport links + Free Parking + Career Progression Opportunities + Mix of Home & Office work +25 days holiday plus 8 + Early Finish on a Friday

Senior Assistant Product Developer -Apparel

Senior Assistant Product Developer -Apparel

Senior Assistant Product Developer -Apparel

Contract Length:
Job Reference:
JN -062022-5654319_1655724977
Job ID:
Less than 10

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