Junior Product Developer

  • 22000
  • Chichester, Sussex
  • Parmar Staffing

Junior Product Developer – Chichester

We are currently recruiting for a Junior Product Developer to join our busy team in Chichester, West Sussex. You will have good knowledge of the job title/industry

Role responsibilities include:

This role is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to learn and develop new skills in a busy, cross category product development team.

As a Junior Product Developer you will support and work alongside our experienced product development team to ensure our products are always of the highest quality, key ranges are launched in a timely and efficient manner, and projects are managed with a high level of accuracy from concepts to finished, on-shelf products.

Key tasks and responsibilities

• Assisting the Product Developers in all areas, working closely on key products

• Working on critical date paths with the PD’s, from initial concepts, right though to production.

• Working with the design department from initial ideas/concepts to creation of commercially designed product ranges

• Set up new projects and product codes, ensuring that all product data on relevant business systems is accurate and available on a timely basis

• Proof reading of products and packaging, as well as proof checking print files

• Liaise with UK, European and Far East suppliers, building strong relationships.

• Manage all supplier sample requests

• Assisting in new product innovation, offering commercial product ideas and suggestions

• Understand reports and interpret sales data in the development of new ranges, showing reason and logic to make recommendations

• Develop a full working knowledge of supplier costs and trade prices, to ensure final designs are in line with agreed gross margin contribution levels

• Supporting the product development team with ad-hoc admin duties.

The ideal candidate for this Junior Product Developer role will have:

• Creativity and a passion for product

• A commercial, analytical and data driven approach with strong attention to detail

• Strong organisational skills with an ability to manage a busy workload, and still deliver to deadlines, whilst always striving for excellence.

• Proficiency in all MS Office applications.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• A positive, hardworking, ‘Can Do’ attitude is a must, as is drive, enthusiasm and a willingness to learn

• Some knowledge of print, production, colour management and reprographic techniques desirable

• Knowledge of product development or project management desirable

Salary and Benefits:

The salary for this full time role is £18000 to £22000, dependent on experience

Benefits to include 20 days holidays plus bank holidays, pension

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  • Reference: AP Jnr Product Developer