Development Co-ordinator

Customer Service
This is an exciting permanent full-time opportunity assisting our Private Label commercial team.

An exciting opportunity based at our Elgin Mill, where you will be assisting our Private Label commercial team with the co-ordination of private label product launches (woven) and working with various departments to industrialise products ahead of producing them in bulk.

This is a permanent, full-time post working 5 days from 7. Salary is starting from £25,000 dependent on experience.

Interviews will be held week commencing 24 June 2024.

Key tasks include-

  • Co-ordinating with commercial and design teams to assist with product developments for private label customers.
  • Co-ordination of sample launches and working with operations team to ensure efficient turn-around of prototypes.
  • Work with Operations and Quality teams to identify and manage risks with new developments.
  • Responsible for the coordination & time management of production risk assessments.
  • Assisting with the industrialisation of products ahead of bulk production launches
  • Maintaining impeccable records in relation to ongoing developments
  • Continuously looking for opportunities to improve and streamline processes

About You

You will

  • Have experience of working in a similar role 
  • Have strong interpersonal skills, confidently communicating with those at all levels
  • Be impeccably organised and able to balance your own workload efficiently
  • Be an innovative thinker, enjoying developing new ideas

About Us:

Founded in 1797, Johnstons of Elgin is an innovative, luxury clothing brand celebrating 225 years of experience in working with the world’s finest fibres. Across three centuries, our family-owned company has carefully sources cashmere and fine woollen fibres from around the world, applying the latest technology and highest quality craft expertise in our very own vertical Scottish mills. Employing over 1,000 staff, our valued employees and communities are at the heart of everything we do, producing unique, high-quality designs that are made to last. Our brand is focused on sustainability, working with natural, renewable, and biodegradable fibres and we are committed to maintaining a minimal environmental footprint.

Johnstons of Elgin is proud to be an equal opportunity employer wholeheartedly supporting the principles of equality and diversity to build an inclusive workforce. Our aim is to embed diversity and inclusion in everything we do to create an environment where our employees feel safe to be their whole authentic self without having to downplay or change parts of their identity. We celebrate diversity in all its forms, which goes beyond those characteristics protected by law to include everything that makes us unique, from our backgrounds and experiences to our personalities and ways of thinking.

We endeavour to provide reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities and encourage any candidate who requires assistance to contact us at

Please note all applicants must be able to provide evidence of their right to remain and take up paid employment in country job is based.

Closing date – Friday 21 June 2024

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