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Product Development Assistant in San Francisco, CA at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 5/22/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Req/Job ID: 969272BR
Employing Entity: Sears Holdings Management Corporation
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Product Development/Management
Store ID: 38112: Sears SF Apparel Office 38112

Assist Apparel Production team to successfully manage the development and production process, end to end, and deliver product on-time.

Job Requirements

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Support Product Development team on all development activities as outlined in the go-to-market calendar
  • Support product developer with data entry involving costing updates, approvals of strike-offs/samples/lab dips, communicates revisions/updates in a timely manner
  • Daily communications with overseas agent, production team, and internal cross-functional partners
  • Collaborate cross-functionally on execution of product as defined by briefs
  • Track seasonal fabric/finish developments, and support organization of pre-production tracking developments
  • Attend required meetings and provide updates/ advice to all partners on development needs and status
  • Assist Product Developer in ordering development samples for milestone meetings
  • Support product developer with sending packages out to agent and overseas production team
  • Assist product developer on projects as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Job Requirements & Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree or combination of college education and related work experience
  • Minimum 1 year of experience working in product development or garment production
  • Strong analytical skills working with large data pools from multiple sources
  • Creative problem solving and project management abilities
  • Expert knowledge of MS Excel required; photoshop experience is a plus
  • Desire to work in a very fast paced environment; ability to quickly pivot between tasks
  • Impeccable communication skills across all channels with an ability to get the message across
  • Great attention to details and deadlines with exceptional organizational skills


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