Product Development Manager
Product development manager will be involved in creating new products that will be sold to photo retailers around the country.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities of Product Development Manager:
•Create a prototype of a new product in order to iron out flaws in the final design
•Determine the process for creating a new item
•Gather the raw materials necessary to build or create the product being developed
•Perform research in order to determine the best way to produce a particular item
•Prepare reports on the various procedures that have been tried in order to eliminate methods that are unsuccessful
•Present new ideas to corporate executives in order to gain permission to develop product lines
•Prepare a cost analysis on the development of a new product
•Research patents, copyrights and trademarks in order to make sure there are no infringement issues involved
•Ensure that every phase of a particular project proceeds as scheduled
•Make adjustments to a development plan whenever the current idea is not working well
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Understanding of the print industry, die cutting, laminating industry*
Design skills, knows Adobe suite, CNC, and other related programs.
* • Has good problem solving abilities
* • Is able to troubleshoot issues and determine the cause of a plan’s success or failure
Stays current with the latest trends in merchandise
* • Has excellent leadership abilities
* • Keeps up to date with changes in the market and technology that would affect new product development
* • Is able to meet deadlines
Knoll Oaks Holdings Llc.