30 days old
2018-06-192018-07-19

Product Development Associate

Madison88
New York City, New York 10018
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Work hand in hand with the buyers and the marketing team in the initial trend presentation. Be able to pull out samples from the showroom appropriate for the accounts and putting them on a line list.
  • Monitor the product development process for several accounts by managing progress in terms of sample developments, pricing confirmation, color and testing approvals, etc. until the style gets adopted for production.
  • Be able to analyze technical spec sheets and communicates with overseas factories for the execution of samples.
  • Develop trim requirements for the accounts if needed.
  • Responsibilities include maintaining strong relationships with clients and suppliers. Creating WIP’s of proto samples for the accounts.  
  • Will manage the product development calendars of accounts being assigned, making sure that they are being met on time.
  • Be able to analyze pricing and handle pricing negotiations with the factories by applying knowledge of cost of materials, consumption and production processes. Prepares the costing paperwork for approval and costing breakdown for submission to the buyers.   
  • Handles lab testing requirements for the accounts being managed.
  • Monitors the assigned account’s progress in terms of sample developments, pricing confirmation, color and testing approvals, etc. until the style gets adopted for production.
  • Communicates with production team to ensure that the end product is properly executed.
  • Be proficient in our PLM computer system, making sure that all information is fully updated.
  • Work closely with internal teams including tech design and production to ensure smooth product flow

Requirements

  • We are looking for somebody who has a background (comprehensive internships and/or minimum of 2-3 years job experience) in Product Development
  • We are looking for somebody who has a good textile technical background on yarns. Having a knowledge knitting is highly preferred.
  • He or she must be organized, professional, detail oriented and a good team player.
  • Professional in oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have above average aptitude in: Analytical, Organization, Detail Oriented, Problem Solving, Planning, Follow-Up, Project Management and Time Management.
  • Must be open to domestic or international traveling and can manage a load of e-mail communications.
  • Be able to work under pressure.
 
This is a good opportunity to work in the exciting world of fashion accessories. This is a full-time position and will be based in our New York City office. The company offers good benefits in addition to a base salary that is more than industry level. Legal working status in the USA is required.

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