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Knitwear Product Developer
Permanent contract
London, UK

Product is at the heart of our business - the product developer plays a key part of bringing our creative visions to life. We are

looking for an experienced Knitwear Product Developer to support the design of cashmere knitted garments (80%) and some

Ready-to-Wear pieces. The Knitwear Product Developer will follow the full life cycle of a style, from initial proto yarn booking

through to the creation of bulk production bill of materials.

About Us

Founded in London in 2002 by Oyuna Tserendorj, the daughter of a Mongolian herder, our mission is to be the cashmere brand

of tomorrow - the leader in rebalancing the cashmere industry's relationship with the ultimate source of its valued fibre

Mongolia and its nomadic herders - and to thereby ensure the viability of the cashmere industry for tomorrow and beyond. We

are a triple-bottom-line business on the B-Corp certification journey.

We are looking for an individual who shares our sustainability values and our motivation to have a disruptive positive impact, an

individual who thrives in working in a dynamic, fast-paced entrepreneurial environment. We are truly an agile business - we

work at pace and take responsibility for making a difference. We are a brand embarking on a very exciting growth plan and we

are seeking new members of the team who want to contribute to this.

Key Accountabilities:

Product Development

● Sampling and fittings

● Technical spec sheets

● Components sourcing and ordering

● Creation of items in our production management system and data maintenance

● Preparation, ordering and shipment of sample sets

● Costing of collection and preparation of sales materials

● Preparation of BOM for production

● Manage fit meetings and document SMS handover, PPS and size set comments

● Communicate detailed fit, quality and construction comments and requirements to suppliers

● Ensure seasonal Critical Path dates are respected and flag delays

● Costing management – ensure that final costings adhere to requirements


● Monitoring the bulk procurement of the assigned RTW and from PPS approval to warehouse delivery

● Production specs, management of final patterns and grading

● Where necessary, launching factory samples for size fit

● Actioning grading of patterns and specs for production

● Responsible for booking production capacity with manufacturers and raw material suppliers

● Mapping out new season production plan and delivery drops with internal teams to ensure we are delivering in

line with shipping windows

● Bulk raw material purchasing

● Approving bulk fabric strike offs and fabric inspection reports

● Creation of items and data maintenance

● Running BOM, negotiating prices and ordering components and items

● Bespoke & non-seasonal orders

● Coordinating timely shipments of components and sub materials to factories

● Composition testing

● Training warehouse on QC procedure

● Resolving production issues

● Production accounting

The Successful Candidate / About You

● You love fashion, knitwear, cashmere and above all sustainability!

● You have solid experience in a similar role (5 year +), preferably with a background in knitwear and even cashmere

● Good command of pattern-cutting, creating technical CAD drawings, knitwear construction

● Experience of managing multiple work-streams in an entrepreneurially-driven team

● Ability to build solid relationships with key suppliers

● Incredible attention to detail

● You will be confident, proactive with the ability to hit the ground running

● Technical or design qualification / education preferred

● Experience working with knitwear factories in Mongolia

● Computer literate - Google drive and excel are essential; adept at using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign; Netsuite advantageous

● Team player who is excited about working as part of a creative team

● A can-do attitude and a growth mindset


Vibrant Golborne Road - West London


● A chance to join a team that is passionate in their mission of positive impact - a company that is on the B-Corp

journey and with opportunities to effect lasting and disruptive change in the multi-billion pound cashmere

industry via its unrivalled connection to Mongolia and its herders

● A strong company culture with a twin focus on meaningful collaboration and teamwork and individual growth

development - each team member has a dedicated growth plan that is reviewed quarterly

● 25 days holiday increasing to 28 days after 2 years with us

● Hybrid working in our Golborne Road London studios and from home

● A generous wardrobe allowance so that you can enjoy our beautiful products

Knitwear (Advanced)
Product Development (Advanced)
Raw Materials (Intermediate)
Supplier Management (Advanced)
Sustainability (Intermediate)
English (Fluent)

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