This is a very successful importer and supplier of ladies and men’s clothing who are seeking a Product Manager
For their operation based in central Scotland
Your responsibilities will be varied and will include overseeing the development of seasonal new product.
Sourcing and recommending new fabrics and trimmings.
Working with the garment technologist to ensure the best garment fit
Managing the sampling process and ensuring there are sufficient samples for the sales team
Working to budget and ensuring product price points are achieved
Liaising with factories to achieve time frames and quality standards.
Carrying out seasonal factory visits within different countries
Attending trade shows and carrying out market research.
Analysis of product returns and making sure measures are taken to achieve or improve quality standards
You will work closely with the Director and with the marketing and design team for product
Based in central Scotland this is a great opportunity for a person who has operated as a, Product Manager or Product Developer or Account Manager with ladies and/or men’s apparel.
You will need to have a sound understanding of garment construction and a keen awareness of market trends. Brand or private label experience
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are needed along with good IT and administration skills
You will also need to be open to occasional travel overseas for trade shows and factory visits