Product Developer

New York Permanent USD75,000 - USD95,000
  • Remote with plans to return to NYC office on Hybrid Schedule!
  • Start Up with Optimal Growth Opportunities!

About Our Client

Privately held start up producing stylish, functional, sustainable cleaning and lifestyle tools for the home

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

Description

  • Work with Sr Product Manager and Chief Innovation Officer to assess new product categories and SKU development and rationalization.
  • Conduct independent market research and work with sales and marketing teams to gather data and inform decisions.
  • Build out Project Briefs strong enough to guide the entire development of a product.
  • Brief designers around the world on the goals and objectives of each project.
  • Manage timelines and milestones of several projects in various stages, all at the same time.
  • Negotiate product cost, MOQs, manufacturing limitations and lead times to ensure projects hit time to market and margin goals.
  • Bring parties together to solve complex manufacturing and design issues.
  • Analyze financial feasibility of projects.
  • Coordinate with marketing and copywriter to build out features & benefits for web and packaging copy.
  • Oversee packaging design and print proof process.
  • Lead prototyping and off tool phases, ensuring product is well tested for functionality and quality.
  • Meet with customers to get product feedback during development and after.
  • Collaborate with operations, sales and marketing teams to ensure successful product launches.
  • Conduct post-launch assessments and help the team with continuous improvement.
  • Take on special initiatives as needed.

The Successful Applicant

  • 3+ YOE of professional experience in consumer product development, preferably in home products or related
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal. Excellent deck creation skills are a real plus.
  • Highly self-aware and proactive with ability to work both with minimal supervision and as part of a team environment.
  • Preference for demonstrated passion for social and environmental responsibility
  • High EQ to match your IQ, a team player, great sense of humor and just a nice person to be around.

What's on Offer

  • Premium health care benefits including medical, dental and vision (up to 90% covered depending on your plan)
  • 401k plan
  • Summer Fridays
  • Unlimited vacation
Contact
Spenser White
Quote job ref
JN-012022-5241885

Job summary

Sector
Procurement & Supply Chain
Sub Sector
Production Planning
Industry
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Location
New York
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Spenser White
Job Reference
JN-012022-5241885