Product Development Associate - Leathergoods

  • Company: Fendi
  • Country / Region : Italy
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Temporary Job
  • Function: Design & Creation
  • Experience required: Minimum 2 years
  • Reference No.: FEND01684
  • Date of publication: 2021.03.26


The position is based in Bagno a Ripoli (Firenze). Within the Product Development Leather goods team, the candidate will follow the research & product development projects of Woman Leathergoods from conceptual design, sample mock-up, industrialization and interaction with suppliers and other departments, to final production.

Main Responsibilities

  • Participate in technical meetings with style, modeling and product management team;
  • Collaborate in the development calendar to ensure the on time delivery of samples and production;
  • Liaise with suppliers for the progress and return of developments within the scheduled dates
  • PLM management in order to fill in the technical sheets;
  • Information management for the finished product catalog and bill of materials.
  • Availability for frequent business trips within the national territory


  • Bachelor's Degree in Product Design or in a related field is required;
  • 1/2 years of product development experience within luxury firm is a must;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Advanced knowledge of spoken and written English;
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office (Excel);
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work successfully in a team, as well as independently

Fashion & Leather Goods

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