Spiritual Gangster
Date Posted: 6/15/2017

Product Development Associate

  • Company: Spiritual Gangster
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location: Irvine
  • Required Exp: 0 year(s)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

ACCOUNTABILITIES

CALENDAR:

• Manage time and action calendar to ensure all deadlines are met.
• Monitors calendar weekly to promote flow of designs and materials.

SOURCING:

• Formulate sourcing decisions based on volume, technique, fabrication and cost.
• Vendor matrix assessment
• Fabric R&D: research and development of materials with suppliers based on design direction, & within design esthetic and budget.
• Continually source new innovative materials that are trending in the market- for use in line through direct supplier contact, fabric shows, and vendors.
• Maintain Fabric Library

DEVELOPMENT:

• Development and execution for all divisions- woman’s, men’s, & kids
• Work closely with M&D to develop product that meets company margins while maintaining design intent.
• With design input, allocate development to factories capable of fully executing our design esthetic, desired quality, and costing goals, while balancing factory portfolio to avoid dependence on any one resource.
• PLM data entry: fabric content, duty/freight, cost, HTS, vendor allocation. (Merchant responsible for creating style #’s & shells, hierarchy, delivery, color, size scale)
• Manage development WIP: tracking of proto samples, costs, trim, and lab dip approvals
• Tracking of development submits- working with design on approvals of strike offs, trims, lab dip, fabric qualities.
• Request & tracking of all samples: proto & SMS
• Sample PO’s: enter SMS sample PO’s into Full Circle
• Quantify adoption rates for each division

COSTING:

• Communicate target costs to factories to aid in developing within budget.
• Analyze & negotiate costs of raw materials & finished goods with factory in order to meet target wholesale/retail and gross margin targets. Suggest alternatives when relevant.
• Achieve and exceed margin goals while maintaining design integrity.

Job Requirements

Perks

People
Date Posted: 6/15/2017

Product Development Associate

  • Company: Spiritual Gangster
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Irvine
  • Required Exp:0 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

ACCOUNTABILITIES

CALENDAR:

• Manage time and action calendar to ensure all deadlines are met.
• Monitors calendar weekly to promote flow of designs and materials.

SOURCING:

• Formulate sourcing decisions based on volume, technique, fabrication and cost.
• Vendor matrix assessment
• Fabric R&D: research and development of materials with suppliers based on design direction, & within design esthetic and budget.
• Continually source new innovative materials that are trending in the market- for use in line through direct supplier contact, fabric shows, and vendors.
• Maintain Fabric Library

DEVELOPMENT:

• Development and execution for all divisions- woman’s, men’s, & kids
• Work closely with M&D to develop product that meets company margins while maintaining design intent.
• With design input, allocate development to factories capable of fully executing our design esthetic, desired quality, and costing goals, while balancing factory portfolio to avoid dependence on any one resource.
• PLM data entry: fabric content, duty/freight, cost, HTS, vendor allocation. (Merchant responsible for creating style #’s & shells, hierarchy, delivery, color, size scale)
• Manage development WIP: tracking of proto samples, costs, trim, and lab dip approvals
• Tracking of development submits- working with design on approvals of strike offs, trims, lab dip, fabric qualities.
• Request & tracking of all samples: proto & SMS
• Sample PO’s: enter SMS sample PO’s into Full Circle
• Quantify adoption rates for each division

COSTING:

• Communicate target costs to factories to aid in developing within budget.
• Analyze & negotiate costs of raw materials & finished goods with factory in order to meet target wholesale/retail and gross margin targets. Suggest alternatives when relevant.
• Achieve and exceed margin goals while maintaining design integrity.

Job Requirements

Perks

Date Posted: 6/15/2017

Product Development Associate

  • Company: Spiritual Gangster
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Irvine
  • Required Exp:0 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available