Product Development Specialist (Contract)
Company: The TJX Companies Inc
Posted on: May 10, 2022
Discovery is at the heart of everything we do. Wherever you find
us around the world, if you can think of a product, you can
probably find it in our stores, which include TJ Maxx, Marshalls,
HomeGoods, Sierra, Winners, Homesense, and TK Maxx. With variety
comes plenty of happy surprises - our environment is ever-changing,
and that's just how we like it. Every day is an opportunity to
discover something new about our business, our partnerships and
even something exciting about yourself. Ready to Discover
Different?Posting Notes: Framingham - -- MAProduct Development
Specialist (contract)Onsite in Framingham MALocal Candidates only
JOB SUMMARY:Develops and executes product based upon vision and
void directed by the Merchants and Manager to ensure the timely
shipment of quality, trend right product. Develops strong customer
service and working relationships with Agents, Buyer Vendors and
other inter-departmental associates. Regularly shops all levels of
stores including our own and competitors for fashion, trends, color
direction and value.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Develops strong working relationships and communication
skills.Ensures styling details and product standards are clearly
communicated and understood by Agents/Vendors. Facilitates problem
resolution in a timely manner.
- Coordinates the development process according to time and
- Develops an understanding of how to create achievable programs
and how to add efficiencies while working with the Manager and
- Works with technical design and design to ensure that the
product styling and fit is consistent with current market trends.
Works with their Managers, the Agents and Vendors to develop new
techniques and concept samples.
- Works closely with the Sourcing Team.
- Reviews all submits received from vendors for compliance to
standards. Communicates technically achievable direction to the
vendors on how to correct color, strike offs, components, and
samples. Consults Product Manager or team members for functional
guidance as necessary.
- Assists in monitoring delivery and production flow according to
the Time & Action deadlines. Monitors WIP reports with Product
Development team, Agents, and Vendors to ensure on time delivery
for all programs.
- Approves submits including trims, dips, print strike offs,
fabric quality and samples against established standards.
- Resolves issues as they arise in accordance to the Time and
- Ability to prioritize work load
- Acts with integrity
- Recommends methods to improve the product construction and
qualitySKILL REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSIDERATION:
- Degree in Fashion/Home Product Design and/or
- Minimum of 1+ years Product Development experience.
- PC skills including Microsoft Office, -Microsoft Excel, PLM,
- Broad-based knowledge of garment specifications, including
clothing construction, grading, etc.
- Knowledge of garment testing standards and protocols.
- Effective communication skills.
- Strong math skills.
- Ability to communicate and interpret conceptual design
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Works well in a team environment.
- Ability to handle multiple projects in a fast pace
- Strong organizational and follow-through skills.Come Discover
Different at TJX. From opportunity and teamwork to growth, we think
you'll find that it's so much more than a job. When you're a part
of our global TJX family, you have the full support of a diverse,
close-knit group of people dedicated to finding great deals and
fantastic style. Best of all? They have a lot of fun doing it.We
care about our culture, but we also prioritize the tangible stuff
(Competitive salaries: check. Solid benefits: check. Plenty of room
for advancement: of course). It's our way of empowering you to make
your career here. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-We consider all applicants for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age,
disability, gender identity and expression, marital or military
status. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified
individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law. -Posting
Notes: Framingham - -- MA
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