#132648

Product Development Manager - Womens' Knits

Location:
San Francisco
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE
Start date:
05/14/2018
posted by:
Samantha McHale
Date:
05/09/2018

Job Description:

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER (Women’s Knits)

START DATE: ASAP

CONTRACT: 5 MONTHS

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO

PAY:  DOE

** A FORTUNE 500 RETAIL COMPANY IS LOOKING FOR AN EXCEPTIONAL PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER (Women’s Knits)! **

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Maintain an understanding of our brand aesthetic and collaborate with Design to support the development of the product line
  • Maintain an understanding of how certain raw materials perform when in garment form and offer input and recommendations based on VoC, vendor innovation, quality improvements, and competition
  • Timely coordinate of good/better/best during sketch review, ensuring strategy is adhered to
  • Execute category product development strategies that align with production strategies and division goals.
  • Understand product development implications on merchandising and design-driven product decisions based on category or vendor strategies and nuances
  • Leverage technical knowledge and leadership support to troubleshoot and resolve issues that are unique in nature and may require a novel approach.
  • Understand divisional and cross-functional goals and work with team to execute supporting strategies.
  • Work with leadership to communicate upfront brand costing and strategic goals to Category Sourcing.
  • Understand and work with cross-functional teams to ensure financial targets are met by delivering costing guidance.
  • Maintain an understanding of our brand aesthetic and collaborate with Design to support the development of the product line

 

MUST HAVE:

Software skills required: Excel, PLM, ACT

Client Description:

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WORKING WITH AQUENT

Freelancing long-term with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:

- You're paid weekly

- Subsidized health (including term life and LTD) and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)

- Access to Fidelity 401(k)

- Access to FSA Program (pre-tax payment toward Bart passes, etc.)

- Direct deposit for your paycheck

- Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)

- Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/

- Access to free online courses via Lynda.com

- Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)