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Product Development Manager

Product Development Manager

ID 
2018-1967
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MI-Detroit
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 
1/2/2018
Category 
Product Development
Company 
Shinola

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Overview

The Product Development Manager is responsible for managing the product development process through all phases of development.  Works with the product development team to evaluate and resolves technical feasibility, design optimization and production issues.

Responsibilities

  • Works with the design team to obtain tech specs, samples and patterns for development and production.
  • Oversee communication with factories regarding the daily execution of product from sketches to final samples.
  • Organize cutting tickets and style pass off all new development to factories with materials to make first samples.
  • Assist with final sample material ordering.
  • Manage and negotiate the delivery dates of development and final samples.
  • Communicate and document of running changes to production.
  • Collaborate with Product Manager to ensure accuracy of line sheets.
  • Manage production pass off of final tech packs, productions sheets and production spec cards.
  • Work with team to create factory trim references for final samples.
  • Visits factories on a regular basis.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of previous product development experience required.
  • Project management experience including tracking multiple projects and time lines, organizing project details and schedules and close coordination with several departments.
  • Very strong communication and previous management experience.

 

Note: Shinola is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

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