Jewellery Product Developer

Tateossian a highly successful jewellery brand, has an exciting new vacancy for an experienced Jewellery Product Developer to work as part of the Design and Production team in their beautiful London head office.

To be a successful candidate for this position you must have strong communication skills, an excellent understanding of the industry and design processes, with experience in dealing with suppliers and factories in the Far East and Italy.

Job Role:

  • Report to the Senior Designer and work closely with MD on development of jewellery collections
  • Work closely with factories around the world for development of jewellery product lines. Follow up on the process from sketches to sample stage, managing tight time lines.
  • Insure all factories adhere to international standards at all times
  • Negotiate with manufacturers to obtain most competitive prices
  • Monitor industry trends and evaluate competitors
  • Work with the Design team to ensure products are designed cost effectively
  • Constantly source for new materials, manufacturing techniques, new suppliers, innovation.

Experience and skills:

  • At least 3 years' experience within the jewellery sector in London
  • Strong negotiating and problem-solving skills
  • Commercially focused and delivering to budget and targets
  • Advanced MS Excel
  • Ensure requests and deliveries are met through the critical path
  • In-depth understanding of jewellery manufacturing in the Far East
  • Methodical approach and seeing projects through to completion
  • Excellent command of written and oral English
  • Strong team player who is accustomed to working in a cross-cultural environment
  • Tenacious, with a willingness to go beyond the call of duty

What we offer

  • Excellent training and career development in a varied role
  • International small privately-owned company which allows for growth and great autonomy
  • Opportunity to travel
  • Half day holiday gift for your birthday
  • Jewellery Allowance
  • Regular company breakfasts
  • Beautiful offices next to the river and gardens
  • Office situated next to Imperial Wharf station
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