Product Creation Associate
Duties: The nature of the work is focused on research and development of products from conception to retail to meet the needs of accounts and consumers. Influences, and negotiates with functional leadership on product process goals.
Act as ""product conscience"" for the category/division.
Provides Sr. Ops Staff with information they need to run their businesses. Supports business priorities to product team in order to facilitates decision-making and makes go/no-go decisions when product team is undecided or split.
Plans and tracks key business milestones for the category/division, and ensure product is at key review meetings.
Provides Category Leads, Development Directors, and Manufacturing and Innovation teams with information they need to run their businesses. Maintains strong connections with manufacturing offices regarding quality and production issues and makes decisions around the quality and profitability of product.
Tracks and measures Global Product Performance & profitability through sales/margin reports.
Skills: Understands organizational and product strategies and priorities, as well as future trends, and fosters common goals across functional disciplines. Must possess a strong client focused approach to work. Effective project and resource management experience with a proactive approach to team specific issues.
Typical Office: This is a typical office job, with no special physical requirements or unusual work environment. Education: Typically requires a Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of 2 years directly relevant work experience Note: One of the following alternatives may be accepted: PhD or Law + 1 yr; Masters + 0-3 yrs; Associates degree + 1-3 yrs; High School + 3-5 yrs.