NPD, Factory & Customer Coordinator | £22K - £25K | Electrical & Textiles design| Hemel Hempstead

Salary: £22,000 (per annum)
Location: London
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Customer Service, Marketing, Secretarial & Business Admin, Research & Analysis

Our client is a long established importer of Small Domestic Appliances and Home Textiles, supplying the UK retail market and certain International retailers.

Products are ethically sourced from China, India and Pakistan and adhere to all of the necessary Technical and Ethical requirements of retailers such as Aldi; House of Fraser; Lakeland and Wilkinsons, among others.

Looking to establish a career in new product design? We have a great role for you working for brands such as Hello Kitty, Disney, Aldi, and One Direction.

This is a small organisation of around 30 people, a good opportunity for an individual to establish themselves within a busy import office, gaining exposure on an International arena.

New Product Design, Factory & Customer Coordinator - working across Electrical & Textiles customer own brand departments

Key Responsibilities of the role:
Conduct market research, prepare product comparison documents
Completing and updating customer forms including new product set ups, gold seal submissions, critical paths and production progress reports
Completing New Product Forms and Aldi product tenders
Update and maintain the product weights and dimensions sheet
Update and maintain the NPD schedule document
Liaise with factories to obtain quotation sheets
Chase factories for critical path updates
Manage and track product samples. Request and send samples as required
Assist with packaging briefs (rating labels, shipping marks, instruction manuals, gift box)
Digital filing of documents and maintaining folders
Provide other general administrative support
Driving Licence required

The ideal candidate's personality and qualifications;
This is a graduate level role
We are looking for a diverse and energetic individual
Communication, both written and verbal, is key as the individual will need to liaise with China, India and Pakistan, as well as 3rd party organisations and customers in the UK and abroad

What are the perks of working at this company?
You will be part of a team and company that create cutting edge products with leading brands
Competitive salary + Bonus
Pension scheme