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Product Development Manager
Job Description: :
Reporting to the Consumer Credit & Debit Cards Product Group Manager, the Strategic Product Manager will be charged with supporting a cohesive card strategy, initial assessment of new card capabilities and consolidated roadmap for strategic planning and implementation purposes. The role will require a keen understanding of the card ecosystem internally and externally to ensure proper strategic and financial assessment of opportunities and ongoing evaluation of future plans. Close coordination with resources such as Technology, Legal, Compliance, Corporate Strategy partners, Marketing, Finance, and at times, Customer Care and Card Ops is required to ensure successful delivery.
Close collaboration with partners to effectively manage and utilize support resources
Will require ongoing assessment and synthesis of relevant insight (data) sources
Defines capabilities that will enhance our solution set
Articulates the unique value proposition of existing and emerging capabilities based on a deep understanding of industry, market trends, competitive threats, the voice of customer, and analytics
Performance measurement and monitoring
Monitoring and responding to key analytical insights and industry developments
Minimum Qualifications (beyond personal attributes above)
Ability to gather and synthesize ideas in developing and managing products.
Strong financial analysis, project management
10+ years of product management OR line experience working with products
Prior experience in card product management or networks
Experience in vendor management/contract negotiation
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Product Development Manager
OPPORTUNITY / RESPONSIBILITIES
Manage product development for assigned businesses with minimal supervision. Meet all schedule, cost, quality and confidentiality requirements.
Develop and Manage a staff of Planners/Product developers.
Manage product development and estimating of scale and non-scale products in accordance with pricing guidelines, while working closely with business managers on packaging, function and design direction while adhering to master schedules for new products.
Set up and maintain appropriate cost planning records
Analyze bids and negotiate pricing to determine and make vendor recommendation in order to achieve gross margin and savings goals. Focus on balancing savings with features, quality, and display of product.
Perform basic financial and statistical analysis to develop purchasing profiles and bid proposals
Manage the flow, creation and/or verification of purchase order payments, Wire Transfers, working directly with vendors, and Corporate Treasury to assure timely payment and receipt of commercial documents.
Estimate scale and non-scale products in accordance with pricing guidelines and in adherence to master schedules
Investigate and resolve cost variances in a timely manner
Liaise with Product Safety to ensure that all vendors are providing proper safety documentation
Work closely with Director of Planning on crisis management of reorders and assist in finding and vetting substitute products and vendors
Work directly with Procurement, Supply, Logistics, Scholastic Businesses and vendors to prioritize title lists and ensure that products are completed and shipped in time to meet end use dates
Oversee approvals at all stages of preproduction
Oversee adherence to budget on all individual titles. Budgetary responsibility of approximately $150K per year
Works with Category Managers/Buyers and Editorial to distill ideas into product concepts and determines product specifications
Research current concept designs and investigate unique interpretations
Ensure all invoices are processed in a timely manner and variances are resolved
Monitor metrics of master schedules and track deviations for all titles. Identify issues, work to resolve them and share with Supervisor on a regular basis
Provide status updates. Ensure accuracy of information in Epic
Demonstrate the ability to resolve file issues without assistance from Supervisor
Create and implement preproduction schedules from conception through completion of final product, based upon master schedules, vendor lead times and specific end use needs
Conduct color reviews and press checks as needed to align with quality standards. Authorized to reject proofs where necessary
Track and report vendor issues to share with Global Procurement Team
Ensure that all titles go through safety testing and work through issues with safety team to resolve prior to final testing
Oversee file deposits to the Scholastic archive
Review work processes on a regular basis to determine ways to improve efficiency, reduce costs and incorporate new technology
Responsible for building and maintaining strong relationships with our partners inside and outside of Scholastic
Develop and manage a staff of planners/product developers
HOW YOU CAN FIT
Effective communicator at all levels
Strong knowledge of prepress and printing
Ability to train and manage a staff
Basic paper knowledge
High motivation, assertiveness, flexibility and adaptability to change
Problem solving, critical thinking and analytical skills
Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload
Ability to make decisions and recommendations in high pressure work environment
Basic safety knowledge
Moderate negotiation skills
Demonstrate productivity in a team environment
- Geographic Responsibility
- Country: USA
- Annual Budget ($150K)
- 5-8 years
WHO WE ARE
Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, a leading provider of core literacy curriculum and professional services, and a producer of educational and entertaining children's media. The Company creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning programs for pre-K to grade 12, classroom magazines and other products and services that support children's learning both in school and at home. With operations in 14 international offices and exports to 165 countries, Scholastic makes quality, affordable books available to all children around the world through school-based book clubs and book fairs, classroom collections, school and public libraries, retail and online. True to its mission of 97 years to encourage the personal and intellectual growth of all children beginning with literacy, the Company has earned a reputation as a trusted partner to educators and families. Learn more at www.scholastic.com.
Some benefits that we offer:
100% vested of 401(k) Retirement Plan after 5 years employment
Up to 1M worth of supplemental Life Insurance
Purchase Scholastic stock at a 15% discount
Thank you for your consideration in choosing Scholastic.
Product Development Manager
Take the lead in research, design and recommendation of new products resulting from Concept to Market meetings, customer requests or management direction. Work with research sciences, operations and other resources to assess product feasibility, costs and revenue potential in the market. Define product specifications for product development initiatives that meet or exceed all product requirements, regulatory standards, including but not limited to Federal Drug Administration (FDA), Global Food Safety Initiatives (GFSI), USDA, or other quality and food safety requirements. This position will operate under minimal supervision from management and have discretion to adjust formulas, product evaluations or other variables during the development phase. This position will directly supervise the Food Technicians
Essential Job Functions:
Lead efforts involved in new product/processes development and improvement, including but not limited to product concept, design, ingredients, cost, production and packaging.
Initiate, evaluate plans direct, execute, implement and report on activities related to the development of new products, improvements or cost savings ideas.
Create and manage approved specifications and document results of experimental and developmental tests.
Provide leadership to product testing pilots, including quality, cost, feasibility and production potential of all new products
Work with cross-functional teams to deliver projects for top and bottom line growth.
Identify opportunities for competitive market advantages.
Investigate and document any compliance issues. Provide results to management and make recommendations related to results of investigations.
Maintain all recordkeeping related to research and development projects or issues.
Provide leadership to the research & development team by directly supervising all Food Technicians
Follow regulatory and technological changes that may affect the food industry by maintaining professional contacts with peers in industry, universities and government organizations.
Work with ingredient or other suppliers as required.
Travel to customer or vendor sites as needed.
Supplemental Job Functions:
- Participate in project teams or perform work additional work assignments as requested. Collaborate with other work groups to promote and sustain plant quality systems.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Bachelor degree in Food Science, Microbiology, or related field.
Minimum of four (4) years' experience in product research and development. Knowledge of food production and packaging a plus.
Knowledge of chemical composition, structure and properties of substances, chemical processes, production techniques, product specifications, safety, sanitary and food storage and handling techniques.
Three to five years of project management experience. Demonstrated ability to move products from ideation to commercialization.
In depth knowledge of requirements for nutritional data and regulatory requirements from USDA and FDA as well as state and local health and food safety code. Previous experience with American Institute of Baking (AIB), BRC and HACCP requirements.
Evidence of highly developed research skills and ability to find, analyze, interpret and critique data quickly and accurately. Evidence of strong analytical and organization skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize concurrent projects.
Strong problem solving skills with the ability to apply clear logic to troubleshoot and resolve conflicts and unexpected outcomes.
Evidence of effective communication skills, including the ability to present technical information to a variety of audiences. Demonstrated strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills with both internal and external contacts.
Evidence of computer proficiency (database, Internet, Microsoft Office, etc.).
Ability and willingness to travel as needed.
- Food manufacturing environment.
Product Development Manager
- Position Summary:
Provide design anddevelopment expertise of new data center and industrial process cooling needsfrom initialresearch, through introduction, to full production launch. Engineering functions includes evaporativecooling systems, refrigerant and chilled water-based air-conditioning systems,mechanical and control system knowledge. Will also manage critical productimprovement initiatives. Project management is also an essential requirement.
Knowledgeand experience with various process cooling methods including evaporativecooling, refrigerant and chilled water-based air-conditioning systems designand implementation
Fundamental mechanical engineering knowledge
Manages the timely execution of new product development andmajor product improvements using project management skills and systems
Collaborates with non-technical teams, including Sales and
Marketing to focus overall product strategy towards customer-facing products
Works with outside partners (engineering firms, contractors,consultants) and various other third-parties to study the competitive landscapefrom a strategic business and go-to-market perspective
Compiles and analyzes research, operational and test data toestablish design and performance standards for new cooling equipment or productsto meet the emerging needs of the marketplace
Active member of the Product Development Committee and undertakes new product development projects, as approved and assigned
Reviews new product design for compliance with engineeringprinciples, company standards, customer requirements, and relatedspecifications and regulations
Initiates technical studies, product design, preparation ofspecifications and technical plans, and product testing
Initiates activities concerned with technical developments,scheduling, and resolving engineering design and test problems
Directs and coordinates Aire Lab testing criteria for product research and product improvements initiatives. May also be the direct supervision of Aire Lab technicians.
Analyzes test data and reports to determine if design meetsfunctional and performance specifications
Participates directly in the layout and assembly of components in new configurations
Provides technical information concerning manufacturing orprocessing techniques, materials, properties, and process advantages andlimitations which affect long range plant and product engineering planning
B.S. Degree (M.S. preferred) in Engineering or related field and five to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must have extensive knowledge within the field of engineering specific to product development (i.e. mechanical: fluid dynamics, thermal dynamics, static force analysis, dynamic force analysis, and other mechanical property related topics). Stays abreast within engineering field.
Must be a self-starter, with demonstrated autonomy, able to handle unexpected events and take advantage of opportunities to achieve results that consistently exceed expectations.
Must perform as a flexible team member and be a proficient leader and developer of people.
Must be able to work successfully and lead in team efforts - experience in cross functional team leadership and/or participation.
Must be able to communicate with employees at all levels in the organization, customers of all background, and technical partners from different industries.
Effective use of time and resources to accomplish product development objectives.
Proficient in MS Office and other applicable drawing/design software related to specific Engineering field.
Knowledge and experience in 3D modeling simulation software is desired.
Knowledge of construction and fabrication methods.
Must have strong knowledge in the scientific method.
Understanding of Lean manufacturing, Agile methodology, and basic financial accounting knowledge is preferred.
Ability to travel to job sites (domestically and internationally, if required) for new product evaluation or to review existing product issues.
Product Development Manager
Responsible for the design of manufacturing processes, procedures, and layouts for assemblies, processing, machining and material handling. Designs facility layouts to ensure efficient production. Designs operation sequences, tools, tooling ,and other items that affect product performance. Adapts machine or equipment design to factory and production conditions. Oversees production plan quality inspection and test requirements, machinery, equipment, and tool performance to verify their efficiency, and investigates and initiates corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality. Develops manufacturing processes that are applicable to statistical process control, and may develop those techniques. Provides support to design engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques. Ensures processes and procedures are in compliance with regulations.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop intermediate/short range Departmental goals and objectives in partnership with Directorate
Coordinate, implement, monitor and update plans, programs, targets, and initiatives; Develop schedule, quality, and cost metrics
Manage direct reports; Provide programs with staffing; Delegate to direct reports or teams with direct reports to accomplish Departmental goals
Work with other Managers to coordinate Division operations and activities
Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and resources to meet Departmental goals
Partner with HR and direct reports to resolve problems, complaints or grievances, and to plan and forecast staffing
Partner with Quality to align Directorate goals with Business Quality Management System (BQMS)
Champion Six Sigma and facilitate lean initiatives
Develop and deploy management metrics
Support IT and Production with long-range resource plans
May occasionally perform special projects and other duties as assigned
Growing knowledge of Tier II manufacturing and assembly processes, products, customers, and supplier interfacing principles
Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality controls, and costs
Understand/use techniques for effective control of delivered quality, cost, and schedule in the manufacture of Primus products
Knowledge of the practical application of engineering and manufacturing including communication techniques, production procedures, and resources relevant to the production products
Knowledge of management principles involved in strategic planning and forecasting including people, material, and equipment resource allocation; corporate and human resource policies and benefits; leadership; teaming; and production methods
Familiar with lean manufacturing work area practices including 5-S, Visual Controls, Standard Work, work center metrics, and continuous improvement processes and able to instruct others in these practices
Motivate, develop, and direct people as they work, identifying the best people for the job
Consider costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one
Proactive communicator who can clearly articulate results and needs across all levels
Able to establish and communicate clear priorities and to influence others to support and act on those priorities
Proven ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines
Required Experience and Education:
Bachelors Degree preferred
Catia experience preferred
7-10 years directly related experience
1-2 years in a leadership role
Knowledge of how metal reacts when cut
Product Development Manager
The IT world is evolving. New technologies. New infrastructures. New and more complex customer needs. Every day feels like a shift. There's a sense of excitement surrounding the future, but also uncertainty. That's where QTS comes in. We're fearlessly leading the way by redefining what it means to be a data center provider. We support next-generation cloud and hybrid colocation solutions. We deliver a fully-integrated platform from top to bottom – one enabled by technology and world-class infrastructure. Simply put, we're innovating to stay ahead of the curve.
At QTS our people power us to provide expertise, technology and infrastructure for IT decision makers in complex, high-pressure environments. As one of the nation's largest and fastest growing data center companies we help manage and protect critical data during a time of unprecedented change. The power of QTS' innovation happens when smart, creative people with a unified vision collaborate to break new ground, solve a problem, or create a solution to improve lives.
We are powered by our people.
At QTS, we know where IT is going. And we'd like to invite you to join us.
RESPONSIBILITIES, other duties may be assigned
The Product Development Manager is responsible for the management of the Agile software development lifecycle for the Service Delivery Platform.
Working with internal lines of businesses and vendors on building a cutting edge, competitive delivery platform with a deep understanding of Customer Portals, Self Service Portals, eCommerce (Online Ordering) Systems, Big Data, data analytics and software development.
This role is responsible for the development and execution of the product roadmap and ongoing prioritization of backlog items.
The Product Development Manager drives and ensures that the Service Delivery Platform/Portal meet project requirements, timelines, and budget requirements.
Coordinate with internal teams to ensure business requirements are gathered and user stories are created for current and future Development Projects.
Manage development and contractor relationships on current and new project roll outs.
Work with off-shore development team to ensure development requirements are prioritized, developed per user stories and working properly.
Primary liaison between Sales, Marketing, Training, Engineering, Operations, Legal, and client needs for the Service Delivery Platform.
Understand and guide SDP and current supporting system architectures and integration.
Five or more years of software development management experience
Three or more years experience managing within Agile software development lifecycle framework
Knowledge of portal software, design and development
Experience with use of remote collaboration tools
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
- Excellent interpersonal skills (communication, conflict resolution, negotiation, etc.) when dealing with internal and/or external audiences at all levels of management
Product Development Manager
Product Development Manager
Location San Jose - CA, US Level Master Experience 5-10 Experienced Functional Area HMI Background Physics / Mathematics Travel Reference req6730
ASML brings together the most creative minds in science and technology to develop lithography machines that are key to producing faster, cheaper, more energy-efficient microchips. We design, develop, integrate, market and service these advanced machines, which enable our customers - the world's leading chipmakers - to reduce the size and increase the functionality of their microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics. Our main headquarters are located in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, and we also have 18 office locations around the United States- including main offices in Wilton, CT, Chandler, AZ, San Jose, CA and San Diego, CA..
We are proud of bringing together the brightest minds all over the world to tackle the most challenging problems in making faster and smaller chips. As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to go beyond yourself in developing more advanced techniques and push the technology boundaries.
ASML San Jose, CA is an industry leader in computational lithography for integrated circuits. Our Tachyon platform enables capabilities that address chip design, photomask making and wafer printing for semiconductor manufacturing and the LithoTuner platform enables lithography optimization for ASML's leading photo lithography tools, known as 'scanners'.
Hermes Microvision, an ASML division, located San Jose, CA is seeking highly motivated and talented individuals to join our innovative team to accelerate our leadership in delivering metrology and inspection solutions to our customers. The Pattern Fidelity group is looking for a high value contributor to drive our Guided eBeam inspection product. Guided eBeam Inspection uses wafer metrology and context information together with machine learning algorithms to improve the efficiency of eBeam inspection resulting in significantly more wafers per day being processed thru the system.
Position in the organization:
The Product Development Manager reports organizationally to the VP Program Management. He/she has interfaces with external and internal suppliers, Development & Engineering organization, customer support and other sectors within HMI and ASML.
Development and Engineering (focusing on Software teams)
The key responsibility is the Development of new Pattern Fidelity products at HMI. The program is expanding to deliver applications products improving the performance of HMI eBeam inspection systems – specifically multi-beam inspection systems. You will own the development and NPI of Guided eBeam Inspection product.
Translate the Product Roadmap into a Product Development Plan
Use the Product Roadmap as input for the master plan
Set up the project organization
Create detailed timeline and budget
Define key milestones and deliverables
Ensure proper staffing.
Actively manage the realization of the Product Development Plan
Allocate work among the team in logical and efficient manner; ensures proper communication
Pro-actively and intuitively identify potential bottlenecks, develop alternative scenarios, focus on meeting the overall timeline
Actively measure progress against planning and budget on a weekly, or, if needed, daily basis; quickly adapt as needed
Drive operational excellence through chairing the "Product Meeting" with participants from system engineering, architecture, project management
Manage system interdependencies
Manage priorities between projects
Escalate issues timely when required
University level education, technical background required, ideally MBA or equivalent experience.
5-10 year's experience in program/project management in the capital equipment or related industries. Experience with software development is preferred.
Strong leadership and influencing skills
Excellent communication skills, can build a bridge between different stakeholders within ASML
Technical, content driven knowledge is important to be successful in his/her role
Preferred experience with software development
The successful candidate would have an entrepreneurial, can-do attitude and a strong P&L oriented program management style.
Process oriented with strong planning skills, sets clear goals, and is consistent in his/her approach
Has the ability to think strategically and to drive change and transformation, yet remaining hands-on and focused
Mature and independent, with the right type of gravitas to gain immediate acceptance within ASML organization
Bias for speed and execution, confronts issues/roadblocks robustly, flexible to work in a fast growing and changing organization
Absolute integrity, with strong commitment to achieve results by working hard and demonstrating to others the value of a strong work ethic; keeps his/her promises
Context of the position
This position primarily works in an office environment. It requires frequent sitting, standing and walking. Daily use of a computer is required. May stand for extended periods when facilitating meetings.
The physical demands of the position described herein are essential functions of the job and employees must be able to successfully perform these tasks for extended periods. Reasonable accommodations may be made for those individuals with real or perceived disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job described.
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Product Development Manager
Product Development Manager
If you're interested in a career within a customer-focused, team-oriented environment that rewards innovation, quality, integrity and collaboration, MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Inc. welcomes your application. MedImpact, is a privately-held pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) headquartered in San Diego, California. Our solutions and services positively influence healthcare outcomes and expenditures, improving the position of our clients in the market. MedImpact offers high-value solutions to payers, providers and consumers of healthcare in the U.S. and foreign markets.
The Product Development Manager manages and supports the overall vision, goals, and objectives for MedImpact Enterprise Products and Services. This position is responsible for supporting the execution of new product development and enhancements to existing products and services from concept through deployment. This position also ensures products and services are successful, meet corporate operational excellence criteria, and yield revenue to meet target goals.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Supports the research, development and implementation of Enterprise Products and Services. Identifies, analyzes, monitors and suggests actions for products and services that materially contribute to the mission of the company
Supports the enterprise product strategy, vetting and prioritization process.Evaluates new product development opportunities and existing product enhancements/extensions based on defined product criteria
Manages the conceptualization, design, product development and implementation of approved new and expanded products & services utilizing industry standard methodologies for product lifecycle management
Responsible for the execution of one or more simultaneous products under development, from product concept and approval through deployment.This may include support of: product strategy definition and roadmap; development of marketing and product requirements documents with prioritized features and corresponding justification; prototype development; and development of strong voice of the customer and competitive intelligence
This position will interface with other areas within the company, including IT, Sales & Marketing, Operations, Finance/Analytics and Project Management
Provides product management support for assigned products and services, including: annual strategic product planning; revenue and expense budgeting and forecasting; pricing; sales strategy development and facilitation; product positioning, packaging, and messaging; marketing and sales material development; product training, assessment, and support; RFP support; and product demonstrations
Serves as the primary liaison between cross functional business units for product development and management of Enterprise Products and Services
Conducts market and competitive analysis by retrieving information from a variety of sources, including but not limited to proprietary databases, Internet, focus groups and other data sources.Utilizes information retrieved to conduct research and analysis and presents results to leadership and product teams
Completes all documentation throughout the product or project lifecycle, including creating business cases, business plans, business requirements, and product toolkits
Education and/or Experience
For consideration, candidates will need a Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university along with seven (7) to ten (10) plus years job related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and job related experience. A Master's degree is preferred.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and a working knowledge of relational databases and Web-based technologies.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Product Development Certification (e.g. PDMA, AIPMM) preferred
Project Management Professional certification preferred
Other Skills and Abilities
Previous new product development, product management, and sales/marketing experience required, preferably in the health information technology or a closely-related field
Prior pharmacy benefits management, disease management, healthcare or managed care environment experience a plus
Experience in more than one of the following disciplines a plus:Software Engineering, Product Marketing, Finance, Operations
Highly skilled and knowledgeable in product and project life cycles and methodologies, continuous quality improvement, and change management
Knowledgeable in marketing, including market research, market sizing, targeting, pricing, marketing communications, sales training, and product launch
Thorough knowledge of IT systems, applications, databases, architecture, and software development lifecycle
General knowledge of finance, including ability to read and understand financial data such as product income statements, ROI analysis, net-present value analysis
General knowledge of operations, including scheduling, procurement, manufacturing, test engineering and quality systems
Knowledge and experience with Agile project management methodologies a plus.
Clear track record for achieving goals
This position is eligible for Employee Referral Bonus at Level II
To perform this job successfully, the successful candidate must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.
Product Development Manager
ipsy is looking for a creative, strategic, and experienced Product Development Manager to create amazing cosmetics and skincare products. Your role will involve driving new product development for color cosmetics, skincare and makeup tools. You will be responsible for selecting product categories per brand briefs, developing formulas, shades and packaging. You will work with cross-functional teams including branding, sourcing, packaging design, regulatory teams. You are the perfect fit if you are obsessed with beauty, have experience with accelerated product development timelines, have a positive professional attitude, and can work well as part of a dynamic cross-functional team.
Manage all phases of cosmetics formula/shade and skincare formula development, packaging development.
Lead internal communication with cross-functional partners as it relates to product briefs, formula evaluations, copy and claims, artwork and regulatory deliverables.
Survey the competitive landscape to develop best-in-class products by identifying trends and current and emerging competitors.
Evaluate all the samples and give comments for improvement if necessary.
Lead and present innovation and concepts.
Be responsible for researching new ingredients, textures, products and packaging to allow for greater innovation.
Bachelor's degree. Chemical or food science majors are a plus.
8+ years of experience in cosmetics or skincare product development. Experience in both categories is a plus.
Experience working with domestic and international suppliers.
Have a strong intuition on cosmetics and skincare trends.
Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills.
Takes ownership and is accountable.
Well organized with strong attention to detail.
Ability to communicate effectively with global teams.
Ability to manage time effectively, multi-task, set priorities and meet deadlines.
Passion for creating a delightful customer experience.
ipsy was founded with one singular mission: to inspire individuals around the world to express their unique beauty. That's how the ipsy Glam Bag came to life. With five products personalized for you—plus articles, videos, and more on ipsy.com—you're free to try new things and express who you are. ipsy Shopper takes our mission to the next level by making beauty more accessible, rewarding, and liberating than ever before. And with ipsy Gen Beauty, Open Studios, and all the creator content that we post each day, our intention has remained the same: to give every individual the tools to form their own definition of beauty. With over 3M members and 8K digital content creators in our community, and generating over half a billion monthly content views, we're just getting started.
ipsy is headquartered in the Bay Area with an office in New York City and a studio production and editing facility in Los Angeles. The company achieved profitability in its first year and raised a series B round of $100M with Sherpa Capital and TPG in 2015. We owe all of our success to our inspiring, energizing employees who make exceptional things happen every single day—fearless thinking, tenacity, and a pioneering spirit push us forward. From marketing and media to engineering and operations, we are united in our goal to democratize beauty, making it accessible and affordable for everyone and fearlessly representing individuality and inclusivity. We dream. We empower. We create. And we have great fun doing it together.
Take a look at careers.ipsy.com for some exciting opportunities to join our team. And check us out at ipsy.com, @ipsyofficial on Snapchat, and @ipsy on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter
Product Development Manager
Workiva started with an idea: to make complex collaboration easy. Wdesk is an all in one platform that simplifies complex collaboration while keeping data in sync, thus reducing risk. Thousands of organizations, including over 70% of the 500 largest U.S. corporations by total revenue, use Wdesk.
Product Development Managers lead agile product development teams. They ensure effective coordination and optimization of behavior over a diverse team. This role provides technical oversight and guidance while managing team members to ensure effective team functioning and product development.
What You'll Do:
People Management: You will provide employees with coaching, feedback, and development opportunities to enhance their skills, motivation, and performance.
- Fulfillment of Customer
You will provide leadership for the team to fully understand and resolve issues, and problems that result in delivering high quality products
Technical Oversight: You will provide leadership for the development team in generating innovative solutions and exploring new approaches to identify issues and provide optimal solutions. You will share best practices and ensure the team production meets customer needs
Product Development Planning: You will provide oversight of forecasts, team deliverables, and timelines all while ensuring a quality finished product. This requires knowing the team's capabilities and the scope/level of anticipated effort to produce intended results.
What You'll Need:
Excellent communication skills that demonstrate critical thinking, problem solving, and conflict resolution
Senior level software engineering experience, experience in automated testing and process improvement.
Experience working in an agile development environment
Experience as a leader within a technical organization
An acute focus on people development, job mastery, and continuous learning
Travel is typically 25%
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