Product Coordinator Job Description

Product Coordinator Job Description

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Product coordinator provides development and implementation of visual work instruction such as Quality Alerts and Standard Work Instructions.

Product Coordinator Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Support in product development meetings with vendors as needed and follow up on all style development in partnership with manager and design
Assist the Product Development team in various aspects of site development
Acts as a knowledge sharing hub/conduit for information and owns communication of development with cross-functional partners (PD, Design, Merchandising, Materials, Production, NY Workshop, and overseas’ teams)
Act as point person on strike off development details with vendor partners, design and regional offices
Supports Design on early development concepts with full scale mockups and layouts
Provides technical insight into Design Cards for new and existing silhouettes and collaborates with Global Engineers and Design
Creates and maintains Final Handoff Design Cards and creates new design templates if needed
Partner with design throughout development ensuring product details meet aesthetic direction bulk production criteria
Participate in weekly meeting with design and merchandising to discuss progress of developments (materials, trims, graphics)
Work closely with editorial and sales team to identify and reproduce issues, create new solutions to benefit their workflow, and keep them informed of feature development

Product Coordinator Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Product Coordinator

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: EVMS, NSF, CAMS, QM, ITIL, CLS, STLE, NRTL, WPM, ISTA

Education for Product Coordinator

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the product coordinator job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Business, Marketing, Education, Engineering, Associates, Technical, Communications, Science, Business/Administration, Management

Skills for Product Coordinator

Desired skills for product coordinator include:

Camera work
Lighting
Studio procedures
Visual product display and implementation
PLM
Microsoft Office
Excel
Work order management systems
Design
Development

Desired experience for product coordinator includes:

Facilitate sample distribution to sales offices & representatives
Assist in weekly product releases, specifically working closely with QA to ensure releases are bug free, on-time, and run efficiently
Prepare regular reports detailing site analytics and team goals
Perform competitive research on peer and cross-industry players
Work with QA to maintain regression test plans based on new features/changes
Compile and communicate weekly releases and new features to necessary parties

Product Coordinator Examples

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Product Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a product coordinator. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for product coordinator
  • Oversee development of new mobile and emerging platforms products, and ensure proper mobile implementation of cross-platform sites and experiences
  • Partners with Materials Management teams to initiate lab dips and procure sampling materials for all development milestones
  • Partners with the NY Workshop on early development sampling
  • Sends development packages to overseas partners and sample facilities
  • Reviews prototype samples with a focus on product execution, consistency of details and an understanding of Design’s aesthetic intent
  • Attends Design Review Meetings (DRMs) with their Manager and Team Lead
  • Manages approval of proto samples within the Product Development Timeline (PDT) deadlines
  • Manages development costs, final costs and monthly PO costs in ecVision and SAP
  • 0 - 3 years’ experience in handbag or accessories product development
  • Track development to ensure approval deadlines are met and manages expectations risk
Qualifications for product coordinator
  • Double-check issues and file tickets when necessary, ensuring the ticket queue is accurate and up to date
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience (technical or analytical field a plus)
  • Detail oriented and able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational, analytical, writing, and communication skills
  • Analytical nature and experience compiling and producing reports
  • Familiarity with a ticket tracking system such as Assembla or JIRA
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Product Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of product coordinator. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for product coordinator
  • Manages early development sampling with the NY Workshop
  • Manages Design Card handoff meetings to ensure details are accurate and consistent across silhouettes and categories (Retail and Outlet)
  • Manages and communicates collection changes relating to Design updates, standards, and overall consistency of information
  • Owns and manages standardizing Design intent for newness silhouettes each season
  • Partners with the Team Lead to manage and facilitate Design Review Meetings (DRM) with a focus on product execution and target margin
  • Manages approval of proto samples within the Product Development Timeline (PDT) deadlines to ensure timely execution of all product decisions and quality issues
  • Manages all costing activities/milestones according to the PDT and other cost related sub-calendars (development costs, final costs and monthly PO costs) and manages cross-functional discussions in costing meetings
  • Compile initial costing for all styles in development by partnering with cost engineer and/or vendors/regional offices
  • Monitor status of raw materials for color samples and partner with Raw Material Design Manager on identification of raw materials that are not meeting cost or quality standards
  • End to end development of the events and sponsorships
Qualifications for product coordinator
  • Self-starter with enthusiasm for new technologies and new media
  • Clarify and communicate technical project objectives and success criteria to the team
  • Provide guidance from a CPG / Interactive perspective to the Brand Assurance approvals process
  • Experience running effective marketing campaigns
  • Excellent presentation skills and demonstrated attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
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Product Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of product coordinator. 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 product coordinator
  • Development communications to internal and external stakeholders and clients
  • Acting as point person on development details with vendor partners
  • Tracking development to assure execution is within time frames
  • Serve as a liaison between merchants, design and operations teams
  • Help define product roadmaps, wireframes and specification documents that draw on user feedback and market opportunities
  • Manage the master turn-in calendar by working in partnership with the Manager and buying offices
  • Develop the marketing plan to support company strategies
  • Oversee the preparation of creative and media briefing for national campaigns
  • Prepare and implement dealer marketing plans
  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders and clients
Qualifications for product coordinator
  • Test director QA and issues resolution
  • Entry-level position but must demonstrate business acumen and previous experience in a similar role at an ecommerce retailer is highly preferred
  • Must be able to adapt and react to constantly changing details and priorities, and shift the focus to the important task
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal guidance
  • 2+ years of relevant experience, preferably in product or project management in the digital space
  • Knowledge of the digital landscape and experience building online audiences
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Product Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of product coordinator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for product coordinator
  • Production of point of sale materials
  • Attend industry functions and trade events where appropriate
  • Assist the Product team in project delivery and new product launches in a manner that is consistent with the department’s strategic objectives and values
  • Assist in the implementation of all product changes on a timely basis, all forms, supporting materials and process updates
  • Creating and updating seasonal composite sheets and classification charts
  • Coordinating work flow of weekly updates to ensure composites are used as a timely communication tool with vendors, production, technical and merchandising
  • Manage sample tracking, lab dip comments, costing sheets and customs classification forms
  • Oversee certain communication with overseas vendors
  • Manage Flex BOMs and color codes
  • Lead interdependent project activities between T&I, Supply Chain Management, Product leadership, translation, rationalization and project prioritization with respective functions including the Value Teams
Qualifications for product coordinator
  • Serve as a liaison to all vendors
  • Positive and enthusiastic team player with intellectual curiosity and drive to learn
  • 1-3 years of related work experience in Project Management and/or Product Licensing
  • Process-oriented, organized, execution-minded focus
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and problem-solve creatively
  • Strong communication & presentation skills, and ability to build cooperative working relationships
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Product Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a product coordinator. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for product coordinator
  • Work alongside the Design team on daily emails from factories to maintain development timeline
  • Oversee and maintain the organization of product development sample room closet by season
  • Update development chart with confirmed costing and style ID numbers once received from factory
  • Handle the pre-production sample process both in terms of working with design for comments and sending out feedback to vendors
  • Manage product copy and presence for web and internal systems for assigned disciplines
  • Assist in the preparation and participation in training for local marketing members and field personnel on product enhancements, new marketing/sales campaigns
  • Provide conference and event planning support, including invitation list and RSVP management for focus groups and booth management
  • Collaborate with Product Marketing, Field Marketing and Strategic Marketing teams to develop and implement pertinent and cost effective marketing plans for assigned lists
  • Have working knowledge of local market specific needs and provide support, with guidance from manager, to geographic marketing teams in translating global product campaigns to the local market (trainings, campaigns)
  • Assist with special marketing projects as assigned by Product Marketers, Directors of Product Marketing and VPs of Product Marketing
Qualifications for product coordinator
  • Knowledge of Illustrator – preferred
  • Goal oriented, creative, hard-working, considerate of others’ culture
  • Multitasking necessary, performs well under deadlines
  • Strong interest in product or project management in the digital space
  • Financial services industry experience (credit and settlements)
  • Strong communications background with excellent relationship management skills

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