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Product Development Manager

New York, New York

Post Date: 05/03/2017 Job ID: 82114 Job Category: Product Development

Title of Job:   Product Development Manager

Company Description:  Luxury Accessory company

Location: New York City

Responsibilities:  

  • Create specs and tech packs: utilize Illustrator, Excel, digital photos and technical sketches as tools to communicate with vendors and factories
  • Fabric and trim sourcing in addition to sourcing vendors, factories, manufacturers and design subcontractors
  • Responsible for successful counter-sampling process to include designer comments and approvals
  • Responsible for the seamless transition/handoff from Design to Production
  • Manage organization and upkeep of sample history and technical records
  • Travel to factories as needed
  • Daily emails with all vendors and factories
  • Negotiate pricing and minimums
  • Own entire costing process to include: components pricing, yields, labor and landing rates in order to determine total production cost then taking this cost and applying retail math (WS/RT markup) to determine what price will give the best margin.  You MUST have experience having done all of this in Excel using formulas.

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Product Development/Management or similar degree/background
  • 3-5 years Product Development experience that includes Costing
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills

Please include tech pack portfolio when applying.

Salary:  Dependent on Experience 


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