Newly created position for an experienced New Product Development Coordinator to join this design led, PE backed business based near Burnley. The business is a leader in its field, widely regarded in the UK market place with its products featuring in leading UK retail brands and a growing ecommerce operation evolving.
Due to consistent growth and a recent significant change programme, the business has identified the need to recruit an ambitious and pro-active New Product Development Coordinator to support the Head of Product and be responsible for the smooth coordination of new product projects from concept through to integration into the supply chain.
Responsibilities to include:
In conjunction with the Head of Product, agree timings, document and maintain project plans
Create & update working documents for confirmed projects
Ensure projects plans remain on track, managing internally & externally all aspects of the project plan
Ensure any changes to the project plans are communicated in a timely manner
Obtain and provide new product information
Create product specifications
Accurate set up of products across all IT systems
Raise initial purchase order requirements, update suppliers and ensure order acknowledgments are correct
Update Warehouse/Logistics team with new product activity
Update Inventory Manager on NPD activity with initial/ongoing forecasts
Facilitate launch requirements
Facilitate QC Roll Inspection and QC samples for product standards
In conjunction with the Head of Product, assist in the gathering of intelligence on product performance including life cycle analysis
To support in various reporting and information requests
Candidates must have previous new product development and project coordination experience gained within the home décor sector
Must be comfortable working within a fast-paced supply chain environment
Strong communication, administration & IT skills
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