Our client is a national leading supplier of branded and private label consumer goods. Since 1996, the Company has supplied design driven innovative and unique products for the home, office and hobbyist.  Areas of business concentration are decorative accessories, picture frames, photo albums / paper products, candles, and housewares which are sold to a diverse set of retailers. They are seeking a Product Development Manager who is highly organized and detail oriented.  Job Description is as follows:

ï     Manage the Product Development efforts for assigned categories.

ï     Work closely with the Brand Manager/Design Manager/Sales Team on product concepts and construction. Offer insight and suggestions on potential build materials and construction in order to achieve the desired look and the required price point

ï     Work closely with the Sales Team to ensure meeting all deadlines as they relate to both information and sample/packaging approvals

ï     Act as a liaison between US Design team and overseas suppliers / partners

ï     Periodic overseas travel for product development efforts with the factories

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree

3 plus years’ experience in Product Development / Sourcing / Merchandizing Management

Detail oriented, resourceful, hardworking and able to work in fast paced environment

Proficient in MS Excel, MS office

They offer a very competitive salary and excellent benefits including health, dental insurance as well as participation in a 401K plan.

 

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