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Job Title
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT - Home Goods - Fashion Based Company
Location
New York, New York
Zip/Postal Code
10001
Country
United States
Region
NY Metro
Reference Number
PrdctDvlpmnt - StylCar
Position type
Permanent
Category
Home Fashion
Job Function
Manufacturing
Product Management
Sourcing/Vend Compliance

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT - Home Goods - Fashion Based Company

Product Development Roles and Responsibilities

Retail Comp Analysis

- Store Shop- Identify Product concepts and market opportunity

- Identify new trends

- Create comp analysis (our internal merchandiser can assist)

- Create product assortment by account/by quarter with sales –
(Product category, Product type, product description, # of
SKU’s, brands, retail distribution channel, Retail price)

- Work with Design on customer presentation

Samples/Pricing

- Request samples and pricing from all offices/factories and
follow up

- Meet with sales team review samples and prices

- Send comments back to Asia

- Assign style number and maintain master style number sheet

- Negotiate initial pricing and manage master worksheets by
category

- Make sure product hits margin requirements.

- Utilize approved FTY’s and current testing or get new testing
reports (note that we do not pay for testing or sampling)

- Know and understand the testing requirements for each account

Sourcing/Travel

- Trips to Asia when needed to see FTY’s, Trade Shows, as well
as our offices

- Look for new factories as needed

- Travel as needed for domestic meetings

Production

- Understand customer process in terms of preproduction and top
samples. Some require them to have the final say in
approvals

- Approve molds and prototypes with design

- Approve pre-production samples with design. Comments to go
overseas and to sales. Any changes to an item must be
approved by sales/buyer

- Help design to approve final packaging and art work

- Approve final production samples with design.

Internal

- Meet to review meeting agendas with sales

- Follow up with sales and buyer if needed

- Push sales for updates/orders

- Strategize with sales

- Customer service for items in their respective categories

- Review and constantly work on product category projections
(once a month)

- Communicate new “stock” purchases to inventory planner to add
to sales report

- Attend weekly division meetings

- Attend individual weekly meeting with divisional manager


Must come from the Bath Product Division of a company to be
considered. All resumes in word and considered confidential


People from these companies are welcome to apply:

Lifetime Brands
Oxo
Interdesign
Zenith
Croscill
Maytex
Victoria Classics
Kassatex
Creative Bath Products

We would like to expand the company to include bath rugs,
fabric shower curtains, and towels.


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