Product Development Coordinator

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Job Description:

Do you thrive leading fast-paced projects and teams to success? Do you have a background or passion for product development? You might be the person we're looking for! We're in search of an experienced temp Product Development Coordinator to join our dynamic Fortune 500 retail client Product Development team onsite near Rogers, Arkansas. If you excel in managing product specifications throughout the entire product lifecycle, collaborating with internal and external partners, and driving product strategies to meet customer needs, we want to hear from you!

As a Product Development Coordinator, you'll play a pivotal role in ensuring the quality and alignment of our clients' products with delivering customer expectations. You'll lead initiatives, help resolve issues, and drive innovation to deliver exceptional products to a competitive market.

What You'll Do:

  • Manage product specifications from conception to production, ensuring alignment with quality standards and customer needs
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to determine product requirements, drive initiatives, and resolve issues
  • Conduct industry benchmarking to identify product trends and specifications, ensuring our products remain competitive in the market
  • Streamline product development processes to improve efficiency and delivery timelines
  • Communicate product strategies and updates to cross-functional teams, providing insights and recommendations to senior leaders
  • Oversee sourcing activities to support business unit strategies, ensuring accuracy and compliance with timelines
  • Ensure product alignment with merchandising strategies, collaborating with merchants to drive financial performance and optimize product offerings

What You Should Have:

  • Minimum 3+ years of experience in product development or related field, preferably in the retail industry. Textile experience a PLUS.
  • Strong understanding of product lifecycle management, from concept to production
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work cross-functionally and influence stakeholders
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to interpret data and trends to drive decision-making
  • Proven track record of driving results and delivering high-quality products to market
  • Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, or related field preferred

This is a temporary, 6-month, 40 hours per week, onsite position based near Rogers, AR. 100% remote work is not an option for this role. Some light commuting to local layout facility may be required from time to time. Pay ranges from $20 to $22 per hour.

To apply: Please submit your resume, along with a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you're excited about this opportunity.

Due to the volume of applications, we are unable to respond to each application personally. If we are interested in your qualifications, we will contact you via telephone or email as soon as possible. By applying for this position, you agree to be contacted by email or text message. Message and data rates may apply.

Our company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.