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  • Are you passionate about quality products?
  • Fast-paced varied role
  • Great brand perks
About Rip Curl…
Rip Curl is a brand for, and about, the crew on The Search. The products we make, the events we run, the riders we support, and the values we strive to uphold… this is all part of the Search that Rip Curl is on.Rip Curl, the Ultimate Surfing Company.

About the role…

We have an opportunity to join our crew as a Product Developer- Accessories & Equipment in a permanent full time capacity at our global head office in Torquay.  The role will support the Product Manager and Category Designers, ensuring accurate specifications with clear and concise comments. The key responsibilities for the role include;

  • Preparing detailed tech pack information
  • Support to Design and Product Managers with specific knowledge of components, finishes and costs
  • Timely delivery & approval of prototype & production samples
  • Understanding capabilities of our overseas partners to ensure quality and cost effective development of products within reasonable timeframes
  • Liaise with overseas partners regarding technical issues at all stages of product development & production
  • Understand and review buy plans to ensure information is correct, providing complete and accurate information on each style to suppliers for development, sampling and bulk production
  • Protect brand reputation by initiating and following quality assurance plans and strategies set by the Group Sourcing Manager and Group Development manager
  • Understanding of global product compliance preferred

About you…

Having worked within a product development role you will have a strong understanding of accessories and equipment product assembly, critical components and production processes. You will understand product construction and components to be able to identify mistakes and make the relevant amendments. You have a strong understanding of costs & production implications during the technical development process. It goes without saying that you will be pro-active and be great at communicating across different stakeholders to ensure deadlines are met and any issues are raised and resolved swiftly. You will be passionate about quality products and providing solutions to get results.How to apply…

Submit your CV here and join us on The Search.