Product Development Assistant Footwear in Hoffman Estates, IL at Transformco

Date Posted: 2/23/2020

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    3333 Beverly Road
    Hoffman Estates, IL
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 995105BR
Employing Entity: Transform SR LLC
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Product Development/Management
Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp

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

Job Requirements

Performs analysis required relevant to footwear production and costing
Responsible for the initiation of product development to vendors from prototypes through production
Determines course of action for ensuring the consistency of the fit, specification, quality and construction of the product are up to Hypercel standards
Execute to allocation plan for conceptual development samples and ensure that product meets design aesthetic, sku/style plan and meets global sourcing strategy requests
Monitor calendar deadlines and workflow with cross-functional partners regarding Research & Development on raw material needs and timing and delivers final hand off

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 Performs other duties as assigned (LEAVE ON FOR NON-EXEMPT JOBS ONLY)