Footwear Designer / Product Development Manager for Kenya

 Company Details:

Co. to be based in Kenya' East Africa manufacturing a variety of slippers and shoes of the full range with a different pattern, materials, colors, and range.

Candidate Requirements:

Education Qualification:

Degree / Diploma from Footwear design & Development Institute (FDDI) / Central Footwear training institute (CFTI) / Government Leather Institute (GLI).

Experience: The candidate should have 8+ years of work experience in the footwear industry.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • The candidate having good knowledge of Formal shoes, Casual shoes, School Shoes, and safety shoes.
  • The candidate is responsible for making samples starting from rough design drawings.
  • The candidate is responsible for quality checks and overseeing production
  • Candidates have to provide technical education to employees to increase the aesthetics of designs.
  • Candidates have to manage all communication regarding design specification and compliance to same in manufacturing unit.
  • The candidate is responsible for creating all kinds of shoes and slippers design, pattern making
  • The candidate is responsible for complete shoe sample making before making final knifes
  • The candidate is responsible for Material selection for related products
  • The candidate is able to make BOM & Costing of all articles
  • The candidate is able to develop a Product technical specification data sheet
  • Candidate have to develop SOPs to maintain the product standards during the production process
  • Candidate have to check the quality and approving samples of manufactured items

Desired Candidate Profile

  • Candidates have good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Candidates have the ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

Ms. Riya / Pooja Raval