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Product Development Associate Temp

New York, NY 10012

Posted: 02/06/2020 Job Category: Product Development Job Number: 121539

Job Description

Job Title: Product Development Associate Temp

Company Description: American fashion retailer brand

Duration: 5 months

Location: New York, NY 

Responsibilities

Flex System Responsibilities

• Data Entry (Organize, compile, and analyze)

• Collaborate with vendors to maintain updated and accurate Bill of Materials

Product Solutions

• Organize hand offs and track proto sample status

• Trouble shoot improvement findings with Designer and Technical Designer

• Attend necessary meetings to ensure product readiness

Sample Tracking (varies by brand)

• Initiate sample request, track and check in samples

• Sample accuracy call out

• Prioritize samples by level of importance

• Facilitates Pre-Positioned Raw Material delivery to vendors, if necessary

Change Management

• Attend weekly cross functional meetings

• Communicate change to vendor base

• Update Flex and Salesforce records with relevant changes

Cost Management

• Compile cost submissions from vendors

• Run cost reports via Sales Force

• Work with next level manager on cost negotiation with vendorsSampling

Systems Work

Attends Key Milestone Meetings, varies by brand

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in business or related area or equivalent experience

• 1 – 3 years of related experience

• Demonstrate strong, consistent problem solving abilities and result-driven communication with business partners

• Keen written, verbal and electronic communication skills, computer proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook

• Basic knowledge of Flex PLM preferred

• Ability to be a team player and foster a commitment to teamwork with other associates

• Ability to communicate design aesthetic direction to vendors/regional offices

• Basic knowledge of garment construction

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