Manager, Product Development Job Description

Manager, Product Development Job Description

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Manager, product development provides all required product documentation including, but not limited to, Solid Model, 2D/3D production drawings, product specifications, and testing requirements.

Manager, Product Development Duties & Responsibilities

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Coordinate with Index Providers and key internal stakeholders to identify new ETF concepts
Partners with IS and business partners to develop and implement technology solutions to drive efficiency in the development and product costing processes
Computer proficiency in Excel, Window, Word, Power Point, PLM and ECVision
Drive new Supplier evaluation and selection for specific project deliverables
Previous experience of managing major releases across multiple projects at any one time, which will include supervising, leading and managing people across multiple teams
The ability to coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members
Communicate with Golden Lady, our Italian counterpart, as needed
Other duties assigned by the Director of Sourcing
Actively monitors staff performance, mentors staff, and makes staffing change suggestions when necessary
Ensures fabric development team meet timelines for delivery of development and pre-production samples

Manager, Product Development Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Manager, Product Development

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Education for Manager, Product Development

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Employers hiring for the manager, product development job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Business, Education, Computer Science, MBA, Science, Technical, Marketing, Management, Technology

Skills for Manager, Product Development

Desired skills for manager, product development include:

Production cycle timeline
Product integrity
Testing protocol
Production trade regulations
Retail math
Fabric and garment construction
Customer and technology

Desired experience for manager, product development includes:

Any and all duties, projects, or tasks as assigned
Ensure seasonal development of product aligns with Designers’ vision and Merchant IMU goals
Ensure samples are developed production ready
Participate in strategic meetings with Design and Merchants to align on sample adoption ratio, direct penetration goals by category, IMU targets
Manage line development activities to ensure time and action plan is followed
Post pre-line and line adoption meetings, PD reviews open issues and assigns owners and level of importance for timely execution

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Manager, Product Development Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a manager, product development. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for manager, product development
  • Work closely with finance to develop financial analyses of strategic planning initiatives
  • Present strategic planning analyses to various product committees
  • Work closely with index providers and investment teams to ensure investment strategy meets regulatory parameters
  • Present new product proposals to appropriate approval entities
  • Prepare internal materials for product committee approval processes
  • Develop presentations and provide content necessary for Funds’ Board of Directors approvals
  • Present product proposals to appropriate committees
  • Summarize, communicate and follow-up on outcomes from product committee discussions
  • Consult with key Legal, Compliance, Sales, Product Management, Marketing, and Operations stakeholders to construct and execute robust new product launch project plans
  • Facilitate recurring meetings for key stakeholders to report on product launch status updates
Qualifications for manager, product development
  • Educated to Master’s degree level or equivalent from recognised university and/or CFA would be preferable, ideally with finance, statistics or economic qualifications
  • Ability to think strategically and ability to “start from a blank sheet of paper”
  • Ability to work flexibly in an international and cross-cultural environment
  • Ability to influence others and generate followership and impact across functions without direct hierarchical authority
  • Fluent English speaker with demonstrated ability to drive impact in English
  • PhD in Polymer Chemistry or Materials Science or Chemical Engineering (preferably polymer related)

Manager, Product Development Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of manager, product development. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for manager, product development
  • Manages the day to day activities of PD team based on priorities set by the PD Lead
  • Collaborates with Global teams to create and align on strategy
  • Supports and initiates cross-category developments, communications and initiatives
  • Oversees the initiation of and ordering of materials at all milestones
  • Oversees the consistency and integrity of development packages and prototype samples
  • Drives all costing activities according to the PDT and other cost specific sub-calendars
  • Supports and implements projects and initiatives aimed at improving margins
  • Creates and presents cost comparisons and counter sourcing initiatives at costing meetings
  • Ability to multi-task and balance high priority situations under pressure
  • Possesses creative and innovative way of thinking
Qualifications for manager, product development
  • Strong knowledge of jewelry product development and production.•
  • 5+years experience in jewlery or accessories merchandising, private label buying or product development, relevant experience in categories preferred
  • Five years in the financial services industry with 2+ years of product development or product management experience
  • Must be able to communicate effectively on investment issues
  • Minimum of three years’ experience developing strategic, financial markets, and/or product presentations
  • Extensive knowledge of accessories and/or non-apparel classifications from a technical perspective, construction and global production planning

Manager, Product Development Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a manager, product development. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for manager, product development
  • Leads cross-functional teams to plan, develop, and implement new product introductions
  • Investigates new technologies (materials & equipment) and their applicability to the Company
  • Plans, conducts, analyzes, & interprets consumer/market research
  • Works with finance to prepare product costing for new products
  • Provides market-intelligence to corporation (patents/trademarks/industry news/etc)
  • Benchmarks competitive products and develops strategies to maintain effective advantages
  • Works collaboratively with the Business Team (Business Development, Operations, and Finance) to advance new product opportunities from inception through commercialization
  • Plan and develop global calendars across business units, update seasonally as needed
  • Specific category responsibility as directed seasonally (e.g., Womens & Mens cold weather
  • ISIS set up and maintenance
Qualifications for manager, product development
  • At least 4 years working in product development and / or business development, managing and executing product strategies and plans
  • 10 years’ experience in Sourcing, with specific experience in accessories and/or non-apparel
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in apparel encompassing global product development, sourcing, production planning, inventory management and manufacturing
  • B.E or B.Tech in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent from a reputable university
  • Must have experience in of the following Multithreaded applications, Distributed systems, Client server architecture
  • Excellent communication skills and must be able to interface with customers (internal and external), Product Mgmt and other stakeholders as necessary

Manager, Product Development Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of manager, product development. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for manager, product development
  • Coordinate tailored collections
  • Identify opportunity areas and market needs
  • Liaise between multiple stakeholders
  • Provide trend analysis, specification development, and product design direction
  • Maintain up-to-date information on factory offerings
  • Ensure projects under the Merchant Transformation Program are delivered on time and meet the quality requirements
  • Motivate, develop and lead a strong Product Management team
  • Suggest and visually represent commercially viable product ideas that elevate consumer products to a new level
  • Identify seasonal trends in fashion and home that translate into commercially viable product ideas
  • Focus on delivering compelling, innovative and quality product
Qualifications for manager, product development
  • Degree Industrial Product Development or comparable
  • Knowledge of the nonwovens markets, products, competition, consumers, trends
  • Knowledge and use of Probability, Statistical Inference and Design of Experiments
  • Knowledge and use of Patents/Trademarks with regards to nonwovens
  • Minimum of 7 - 10 years Product Development experience in the nonwovens or associated industry
  • 5-7+ years communications/journalism experience

Manager, Product Development Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a manager, product development. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for manager, product development
  • Compliance with M&C Process and Getting the Approval of all the gates
  • Definition of Skill set, Tools and Processes with full Delivery Readiness in GSD & Ramp Up of resources
  • Has full individual accountability for customer interface
  • You build a rock star team of Agile, cross functional software engineers that deliver excellent results through rapid iterations
  • You are willing and able to get deep into the technical details, are proactive in removing roadblocks, pave the way for innovation, and can handle multiple competing priorities in a fast paced environment
  • You have a deep understanding of the business drivers that make your product successful and how your software contributes to that success
  • You thrive on understanding the complexity of software systems, and you bring a nuanced understanding of technical architecture, software best practices and operations management
  • You cultivate a refined set of soft skills that you bring to bear in developing your team and managing key stakeholders
  • You drive constant improvement in best practices, design and innovation within your product and your team
  • Product Managers will build and document business requirements
Qualifications for manager, product development
  • 3+ years of product development experiences in healthcare
  • College education degree required
  • Ability to learn custom computer system
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics or Business Management
  • SAP experience would be a plus, but not essential
  • Willingness to travel 10% to 20% domestically and internationally

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