Product Manager - Leicestershire

Product Manager - Leicestershire

£doe
REF: 10697 AA
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Job Description

This opportunity seeks to recruit an experienced Product Manager who has a strong understanding of the demands of fashion production supply and demand. To bring their knowledge and leadership qualities to the post, and fulfil both the needs of private label and own brand business. 

Product Manager – The Job

  • To search for new suppliers / factories in accordance with the Sourcing Strategy, company standards and margin targets
  • Evaluate and develop existing supplier base
  • To deliver product development and innovation
  • To assess supplier capabilities are fit for purpose, understand commercial constraints and plan accordingly
  • To define and manage all aspects of quality through the supply chain; managing factory audits and ensure compliance
  • Regular supplier performance monitoring, review and action planning in partnership with factories to meet quality levels and timescales.
  • To negotiate manufacturing contracts and price setting, ensuring targets met and savings made.
  • To contribute to continuous business improvement strategy.

Product Manager– The Person Specification

  • Ideally from a sourcing or product manager background (min. 5years)
  • Previous manufacturing experience would be advantageous
  • A knowledge of knitted apparel or accessories would also be beneficial
  • Experienced in establishing factory compliance, evaluation and ethical audit management systems
  • Good general knowledge of textile testing standards
  • Highly organised, confident management reporting (Microsoft Office)
  • Ability to prioritise clearly and efficiently, establish procedures, monitor and to achieve results
  • Must be eligible to travel overseas as and when required.

Please apply with your updated CV to c.turner@peoplemarketing.co.uk

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