What you'll do...
- Manages product specifications through the entire product
life-cycle to ensure quality and customer needs are met by
collaborating with and updating internal and external partners to
determine product needs, drive initiatives, resolve issues, and
ensure alignment; conducting industry benchmarking to identify
product details, specifications, and trends; reviewing and managing
broad sample assortments; creating product specifications;
submitting color, product components, and aesthetics for approvals;
providing reports through the development, approval, and production
process; identifying potential issues during the product
life-cycle; performing root cause analysis and communicating
findings; recommending solutions to resolve issues; performing
visual in-store review of items to identify variances; and
evaluating products against specifications.
- Manages department objectives and activities related to product
strategies by conducting research to gain insight into current and
future customer needs; analyzing data to determine impact to the
business; streamlining processes for product development and
delivery; aggregating research information to provide business
intelligence; and communicating protocols to teams and making
recommendations to senior leaders on new or enhanced product
- Manages communications with internal and external partners
through multiple communication channels to drive product
development initiatives by providing updates to cross-functional
teams to ensure alignment on product development initiatives;
identifying potential issues during the product life-cycle;
investigating causes to ensure production timelines are met;
performing root cause analysis to validate issues; recommending
solutions to resolve issues; ensuring solutions are implemented;
and updating information and communicating it to stakeholders.
- Manages sourcing activities to support business unit strategies
by ensuring necessary sourcing documents are completed according to
set timelines; validating data and documentation to ensure
accuracy; working with cross-functional teams to ensure all
necessary data points are attached to items to ensure accurate
audit reporting; and assisting sourcing managers in completing
- Ensures products align with merchandising strategies by
reviewing and assisting with the creative direction for new
products; collaborating with merchants and providing advice related
to product strategies; providing direction regarding product needs
to drive financial performance; tracking performance metrics to
ensure alignment with goals; evaluating the entire product life
cycle to identify potential issues; working cross-functionally to
develop options to address issues; resolving issues to minimize
business disruption and ensure products are delivered on time; and
ensuring communication with internal and external partners to drive
product development initiatives.
- Coordinates, completes, and oversees job-related activities and
assignments by developing and maintaining relationships with key
stakeholders; supporting plans and initiatives to meet customer and
business needs; identifying and communicating goals and objectives;
building accountability for and measuring progress in achieving
results; identifying and addressing improvement opportunities; and
demonstrating adaptability and promoting continuous learning.
- Provides supervision and development opportunities for
associates by hiring and training; mentoring; assigning duties;
providing recognition; and ensuring diversity awareness.
- Ensures compliance with company policies and procedures and
supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and
integrity by implementing related action plans; utilizing and
supporting the Open Door Policy; and providing direction and
guidance on applying these in executing business processes and
Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this
position. If none are listed, there are no minimum
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Business
Administration, Marketing, Design, or related field and 2 years'
experience in design, merchandising, marketing, or related area OR
4 years' experience in design, merchandising, marketing, or related
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for
this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred
Customer Service, Data Analysis and Insights, Microsoft Office,
Product Development, Programming Language - VBA, Project
Management, Statistical Programming Language - Structured Query
Language (SQL), Supervising Associates
702 SW 8TH ST, BENTONVILLE, AR 72716, United States of
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All the benefits you need for you and your family
- Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans
for you & dependents
- Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life
insurance and more
- Associate discounts in-store and online
- Education assistance for Associate and dependents
- Parental Leave
- Pay during military service
- Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
- Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work
because of injury, illness, or childbirth
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on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are
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