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Kids Product Development Manager – Hybrid
Nordstrom
Seattle
Childrens, Department Stores
Full time
Posted 1 month ago
Market: WA - Seattle
Industry Segment: Childrens, Department Stores
Category: Production and Product Development
Seniority: Manager
Job Type: Full time
Remote? Hybrid

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Job Description

Job Description

A day in the life…

  • Lead, manage, and mentor teams through product development cycle and calendar milestones. Ensure deadlines, costing Kpi’s and quality standards are consistently met.
  • Demonstrated ability as an adaptive Continuous Improvement leader, using the Toyota 14 principles, Npg beliefs and root cause problem solving.
  • Support the team balancing the workload between categories, encouraging those closest to the work to provide solutions, and removing barriers to allow the team to do their best work.
  • Be a servant leader that attracts, retains and develops talent by providing continuous mentoring and a commitment to common vision and shared values.
  • Establish strong working relationships with cross function divisional teams and leaders with customer at forefront of all decisions.
  • Identify process improvement needs, encouraging and supporting team led problem solving.
  • Lead the product development team through the execution of the sourcing strategy
  • Lead and support team in resolving any quality issues post production
  • In partnership with Design, Merchandising, Production and Sourcing create and drive the seasonal calendar creation and ensure team is meeting required deadlines.
  • Lead teams in tracking product development milestones and calendar due dates with pre-production tracking and reporting (prototype, color, sample yardage, testing, etc.).
  • Support, coach and mentor teams with vendor negotiations through product lifecycle i.e. costing, time and action, minimums, etc.
  • Collaborate with Strategic Sourcing and Csr leaders to ensure the source base meets development and production capability needs and aligns back to our company goals and initiatives.
  • Support Pd team in achieving standards for costing rollups for brand and/ or classification at final cost. Develop into specified costing targets that achieve Imu goals.

You own this if you have…

  • Bachelor’s degree in Textile, Fashion Merchandising, Design or equivalent years of experience
  • 10 years with leadership experience in product development in garment manufacturing
  • Experience managing, developing, and supporting large and diverse team
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Exceptionally strong problem solving, negotiating skills and out of the box thinking – curious and ever changing.
  • Owner at heart
  • Strong quantitative skills
  • Highly skilled in Microsoft 365 Suite, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Illustrator, Word, Tableau, Flex Plm
  • Ability and willingness to travel throughout the U.S., Asia, South America & Europe

We’ve got you covered…

Our employees are our most important asset and that’s reflected in our benefits. Nordstrom is proud to offer a variety of benefits to support employees and their families, including:

  • Medical/Vision, Dental, Retirement and Paid Time Away
  • Life Insurance and Disability
  • Merchandise Discount and Eap Resources

A few more important points…

The job posting highlights the most critical responsibilities and requirements of the job. It’s not all-inclusive. There may be additional duties, responsibilities and qualifications for this job.

Nordstrom will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all legal requirements.

Applicants with disabilities who require assistance or accommodation should contact the nearest Nordstrom location, which can be identified at www.nordstrom.com.

About Nordstrom

At Nordstrom, we empower our employees to set their sights high and blaze their own trails. This is a place where your success and growth are truly a result of your own efforts and achievements.

Our teams are made up of motivated people who work hard to become leaders within the company, at all levels of the organization. These well-traveled paths show how hard work, loyalty, a competitive spirit and your unwavering commitment to the customer can take you and your career to new places.

In addition to being a great place to have a career, we’re also committed to respecting the environment and supporting our communities. To learn more, check out NordstromCares.com.

Kids Product Development Manager – Hybrid
Nordstrom
Seattle
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