Senior Product Development Specialist, Toys & Seasonal
- Location SAN BRUNO, CA
- Career Area Merchandising & Online Operations
- Job Function Merchandising and Sourcing
- Employment Type -
- Position Type -
- Requisition 931049BR
What you'll do at
• Works independently; manages projects in business area or category from strategy through execution
• Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience
• Impacts a range of customer, operational, project, retail or service activities within own business area or category
• Maintains specialized knowledge of the company, processes, industry and customers
• Leads a range of assignments related to business area or category
• Solves complex problems; uses analytical and deductive thinking and exercises judgement to create solutions
• Demonstrates a comprehensive understanding of consumer product development objectives
• Ensures completion of assigned product development activities (e.g., stakeholder identification, product definition, scope, boundaries, targets and timeline) in the roadmap and monitors against KPIs
• Identifies and elevates issues to consumer product manager that may affect product timelines for the category or business area and recommends potential solutions
• Demonstrates a comprehensive understanding of product development strategy and independently executes product development plans
• Suggests additional development opportunities for the product development forecast based on product and category knowledge and interaction with category specialists, suppliers, and related team members
• Performs product research and coordinates with category and related teams to analyze performance and product features within a category or business area
• Identifies industry trends by examining product and sales data for a category or business area to measure impact of existing features and potential areas for improvement
• Coordinates with category and marketing teams to gather information, data and requirements
• Collaborates with cross-functional team members in own category or business area (i.e., Marketing, Merchandising, Consumer Insights, Creative Resources) to assist with the execution of product development plans
• Effectively communicates consumer product requirements for the category to business partners and suppliers
• Coaches/mentors and supports training for less experienced team members and provides feedback to enhance skills, knowledge and work performance
• Enters and locates information on computer.
• Presents information to small or large groups and individuals.
• Communicates effectively in person or by using telecommunications equipment.
• Creates documents, reports, etc., using a writing instrument (such as a pencil or pen) or computer.
• Visually verifies information, often in small print.
• Reads information, often in small print.
• Sample assembly may be required at times
3 - 5 years of relevant experience
Experience in Ecommerce preferred
Subject matter expertise in category preferred, but not required
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- Multiple health plan options
- Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
- Associate discounts in-store and online
- Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
- Education assistance for Associate and dependents