Product Technologist Apprentice  

Job title: Product Technologist Apprentice  

Company: Adero

Location: Poplar Works, London, E14


•    Overseeing production planning of a wide range and variety of products particularly wearables. 

•    Identifying suitable materials and accessories

•    Evaluate new product designs, provide technical support throughout the product development process.

•    Costing, budget management, quality assurance and control, conduct product risk assessments

•    Communicate well with other team members for example project manager, pattern cutters and sample machinists, manufacturers, designers.

•    Responsible for technical and commercial elements of the product development cycle.

•    Carry out product risk assessments e.g. safety, colour, cost, time, fitness for purpose, production process
•    Production Planning - developing pitches and proposals for shows. 

•    Production Development - planning/sourcing equipment resources, outlining legal protocols and permissions. 

•    Industry Awareness - communicating with industry professionals, building and maintaining relationships.

Skills / personality traits:

•    Someone bold, trustworthy, respectful, dynamic and original.

•    Are responsive to changing priorities and requirements of the product industry

•    Someone who is keen to complete an apprenticeship and learn new skills.

•    Are assertive, resilient and confident when communicating views and ideas that will benefit the product design and manufacturing process

•    A hard working individual wanting to succeed in a team.

•    A person who knows their strengths and weaknesses, can explain what they are passionate about and knows the goals they want to achieve and motivations in life.

It would be beneficial (but not necessary) if they have:
*Please note all training will be given*

•    Different customer requirements e.g. quality standards, product finish, timescale brand standards and ethics.  

•    Experience with industrial machines and other equipment relevant to the production of products including specialist machinery e.g. cover stitch machines, buttonholers, jigs, blind hemmers

•    Critical path management processes relevant to product production

•    Plan production schedules and workloads to meet targets and deadlines

•    Logistics and distribution systems e.g. costs, storage, shipping, legislation

This role is available on the Level 3 Fashion Studio apprenticeship programme. 

To apply please submit your CV to apprenticeships@fashion-enter.com

About company

Adero (pronounced, ah DEH roh an African word) it means Mother Earth, she who creates, motivates or gives life to. A 'Creative studio' a combination art/music media, workshop, events, agency. To develop, prototype and produce, products, projects or businesses. We are a mix of old and young, analogue and digital, we take old ideas, concepts and beliefs and twist them and turn them, using new ideas and discoveries. We are creating a network/marketplace of other artists and makers, to have a platform, showcase and build community.

Website - http://adero.today

Working with Zhi Holloway designer, of label Not very well (NVW) https://www.instagram.com/notverywellclothinglabel  and https://www.huesofficial.com (collab with acclaimed musicians NSG) from new studio space at Poplar works 384 Abbott Rd, Poplar, London E14 0UX,