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NPD / Sourcing Specialist - Toys, Gifts & Games

Location: SOUTH WEST LONDON, LONDON Salary: 25000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Per Annum, OTE
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 1
Posted: 3 months ago Reference: 3082787
Who are we looking for?
Product Development Assistant / Sourcing Specialist

About the Employer -
A highly innovative accessories, gifts and games supplier with close to 20 years reputation within its niche industry. This highly respected company based in South West London provides fun and innovation ideas for premium retailers such as Harrods, John Lewis and Selfridges.

About You -
You will be a fun, friendly and energetic individual, working well within a team, able to come up with new ideas and concepts.

Job Specification -
- Liaise with suppliers in China via email or Skype to assist in briefing new projects / source new products or to keep track of orders already placed
- liaise with third parties such as 3PL, designers or the in-house design team to ensure timely delivery of style guides or sample mock ups briefed for customers.
- Analyse high street demand, reporting findings back to senior procurement team and PD manager.
- Assist the Product Developer (PD) on the supermarket accounts.
- Assist the PD in recognising new and emerging trends, product ideas and new areas of opportunity
- Sample management and communication
- Managing in-coming and out-going samples and parcels
- Data input; work to complete key online programmes for both customer and internal systems.
- Manage trackers through programmes such as excel
- Product approvals on our internal spreadsheets
- Manage customer samples (pre-production and pre-shipment samples)

Salary Permanent Salary up to £25000 - £30000 plus benefits

ARE YOU THE ONE WE ARE LOOKING FOR? COULD THIS BE THE NEXT STEP IN YOUR CAREER? IF SO PLEASE GET IN TOUCH – FORWARD YOUR CV TO

Chris.hunt@reedglobal.com , https://uk.linkedin.com/in/chris-hunt-03b24022



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