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Product Development Manager - Accessories

New York, NY

Company Description

Marc Jacobs International

Job Description

 

Manages the development process for an accessories product line from design concept through commercialization.

  • Works with Design team to:

          Interpret Designer sketches & have factory produce prototypes to market samples.

          Make corrections to factory prototype based on aesthetic & production pre-costing.

  • Works with Design & Production to develop design that’s production ready.
  • Works with Material Teams to source materials appropriate for designed product.
  • Works with production to allocate product to factories based on load & capability.
  • Sources new factories if necessary.
  • Creates & maintains time & action calendar.
  • Creates technical specs through PDM.
  • Works with Merchandising to develop exclusive product.
  • Analyzes FOB costs and manages margin target with cross functional teams.
  • Manages FG Performance testing for adopted skus for bulk production.

 

 

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 6 – 8 years experience in product development, product design or production
  • Extensive travel background required
  • Strong working knowledge of specification measurement & manufacturing techniques
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Solid organizational & communication skills
  • Computer skills

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.