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Product Development & Sourcing Manager - Direct Hire/Salaried - Remote, US

Company: Genuent
Location: Remote
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Product Development & Sourcing Manager - Direct Hire/Salaried - Remote, US
*PaaS Sporting Equipment Client

If interested, please email your resume to Sydney Tekstra at stekstra@genuent.com or add me on LinkedIn!

Summary: We are seeking an experienced and innovative Product Development & Sourcing Manager. The ideal candidate will be a creative, thinker and go-getter who seeks to innovate. The position includes sourcing products and viable vendors and managing the product development and production cycle ensuring that products are manufactured in an efficient and successful and that we deliver value and quality to the end-user.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Sourcing material for manufacturing a product
Product Development and Advancement
Interface with Internal App development Team
Set Product Development goals manage timelines
Consumer based interviews
Problem solving
Lead product testing guidelines interface with quality assurance
Interfacing with near-shore and offshore vender
Partner/Vendor/manufacturer selection
Product BOM and pricing
Manufacturer Quality Control
Competitive analysis of product against other brands in the field
Creative design
Structural design
Analyze the market, identify white spaces and opportunities and establish brand positioning and consumer insights
Shape and communicate your vision and mission to all the stakeholders.
Develop, lead, and execute purchasing strategies with vendors in China
Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve the effectiveness
Translate brand elements into plans and go-to-market strategies
Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with vendor partners
Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
Monitor market trends, research consumer markets, and competitors' activities shop outs
Be creative, shop out the category, identify opportunities for line extension
Align the company around the brand's direction, choices, and tactics
Collaborate with sales and design team on packaging concepts
Collaborate with China team to review test reports
Speak your mind, add value, be creative

Requirements needed in order to be successful: Hardgoods or consumer products a must - soft lines candidates will not be considered.
At least 3+ years as a Brand Manager or Sourcing Manager
Proven ability to develop brand and marketing strategies and communicate recommendations to executives
Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
Experience in identifying target audiences and devising effective campaigns
A knack for negotiation and networking
Strong analytical skills partnered with a creative mind
Data-driven thinking and an affinity for numbers Outstanding communication skills

Keywords: Genuent, Eugene , Product Development & Sourcing Manager - Direct Hire/Salaried - Remote, US, Executive , Remote, Oregon

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