Product Development

18 months
California

This company is a consumer electronics manufacturer dedicated to providing a diverse range of high-quality products for over 30 years. Complete with 4 emerging brands, They fit the needs of every customer, every marketplace, every time. With a superb understanding of the market. 

The company is seeking an experienced Product Development professional with proven experience and background in the sourcing, development, and management of consumer electronics or CE accessories. This exciting role requires superior attention to detail, the ability to meet tight deadlines, great organizational skills, and the ability to juggle multiple critical requests. 

A successful candidate will possess the ability to complete complex tasks, coordinate with various stakeholders, and react with appropriate urgency to situations that require a quick turnaround and decisive action.

Job Responsibilities

  • Sourcing and procurement of components and/or fished goods at various stages of the product life cycle.
  • Understand the market requirements, gather the product requirements, and document them accordingly for projects under consideration and in development.
  • Manage both overseas and domestic vendors and suppliers.
  • Negotiate prices and cost reduction.
  • Source new suppliers and build relationships to help our team select new vendors.
  • Negotiate contracts, agreements, and terms with suppliers and vendors.
  • Manage the product development roadmap.
  • Coordinate with internal and external creative teams to continually evolve our brands and product lines based on market trends and analytics.

Basic Requirements

  • Education: Bachelor's degree.
  • Able to uphold the highest level of confidentiality.
  • Must be detail oriented, anxious to multi-task, and collaborative in team environments.
  • Must be willing to develop new ideas, encourage team members, and see projects to their conclusion.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Must be able to report daily to our California headquarters and also be able to travel globally as needed.
  • Must be able to work irregular schedules and required to communicate with our offices and partners overseas.
  • Expert with cost breakdowns and other analytical skills.
  • Advanced computer literacy, especially with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
  • Driven by creating unique and efficient solutions for business challenges.
  • Can articulate thoughts clearly as well as listen to and considers others ideas all while having a great time at work and encouraging others to do the same.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with software collaboration, project management, or other emerging digital organizational tools.
  • A background in electrical engineering or hardware design.
  • Highly detail oriented with excellent organization skills all while managing multiple ongoing projects.
  • Ability to communicate, present, and influence at the executive level.
$12 per hour
 

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