Product Line Coordinator

Louisville Colorado
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 10 days ago
Job Description
Product Line Coordinator




Department



Merchandising





Location



Louisville, CO (HQ)



 
Introduction to careers at PEARL iZUMi: 
At PEARL iZUMi, we all play an integral role in our mission to “Unlock the Power of Inspiration and Impact” in a supportive, fast-paced and productive work environment.  This is why we exist, and all team members contribute in tangible and sometimes profound ways.  If you see value in “unlocking” this potential, then PEARL iZUMi could be the place for you.  We are looking for passionate like-minded people who are fueled by an innate desire to work in an environment focused on team success.  Whether your role is to create, to sell, or to support, careers at PEARL iZUMi give you an opportunity to make a difference.
We are also laser-focused on finding the right people who share our core values – Trust, Craft, Empathy, Impact, and Plus 1.  Check out our website to see how PEARL iZUMi defines and captures these critical internal values.  To be clear, we evaluate all candidates on their demonstrated commitment to these values.
 
Overview of role:  
The responsibility of the Product Line Coordinator is to assist and support the Product Line Manager (PLM), Sr. Manager, Product Merchandising,
with
the
current and future planning of apparel and footwear categories
from initial style concept through production
.
Primary responsibilities include; management of day to day merchandising tools; including PLM system data, visual merchandising worksheets, packaging, and sales samples. Responsible for the implementation of merchandising initiatives which include coordinating and monitoring the company's merchandising system.  Researches new trends or advances in product lines to assist team in make appropriate merchandising decisions.  Assisting in bringing successful categories to market in a timely and profitable manner.  Assists in assortment plan, including breadth, depth, price-point, and space allocation for a specific product category.  Ensures that the product development is in accordance with the line plan and production calendar.  Provides input into merchandise presentation.  Reviews sales to provide analysis for future plans.  Acts as a liaison between design, production, sourcing, marketing, sales, and allocations.
 
Job Level:
Works on projects of limited complexity or with accounts in a support role.  Emphasis is on learning the key aspects of the job to be performed.  Incumbents are closely managed by more senior staff members.  Work is reviewed regularly by supervisor or more senior peers.
 
Job Qualifications: 

2+ years’ experience in the field, and Bachelor’s Degree required.

Must be able to travel domestically and internationally. Approx. 15-20% may include some weekends and holidays.

Demonstrated written, verbal, and presentation skills.
Strong attention to detail and aptitude in handle multiple tasks in a deadline driven work environment
Self-starter with desire and ability to own and drive projects in a timely manner
Ability to effectively communicate complicated topics to a diverse audience.
Experience working in a variety of software programs to include: Centric PLM Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point, Adobe Illustrator, and InDesign

Experience in sports(s) and/or markets targeted by PEARL iZUMi brand are preferred, although not required.
 
Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

Product Line Coordinator will facilitate the creation of product concepts, designs, and briefs by supporting the PLM and the
Sr. Manager, Product Merchandising.

Assist in the merchandising of a line that addresses domestic and international market position and demands, by supporting and arranging presentation details including organization of the line for sales and distributor presentations, merchandizing of the presentation room, supporting the team to create a clear and flowing line presentation.

Assists in developing assortment plan, including breadth, depth, price-point, and space allocation for a specific product category.

Daily management and maintenance of all data in the
Centric PLM system for specified line (i.e. adding styles, colorways and costing for each season).

Researches new trends or advances in product lines to make appropriate product decisions.
Collaborate with design and development resources on
special
projects.

Conduct sales and market research to facilitate the comparison and analysis of past and present sales.

Create and manage seasonal merchandising pages.

Manage seasonal samples for each line.

Support PLMs in management of product lines including receiving and reviewing samples, creation and proofing product copy and presentations, and respond to request and needs of the Sales, Development, Operations and Marketing Organizations

Work with PLMs, Development, Marketing and Materials teams to maintain an accurate log of product changes and updates can then share this information with the US and International Sales organizations in a timely and consistent manner.
Maintain clear, timely and effective communication with all necessary parties in reviewing collection progress and resolving issues as needed.
 
 
NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualification associated with the job.  The successful candidate will be expected to perform all functions from administrative processing to leading change initiatives.