Product Development Coordinator

Michaels Hutchins, TX 2019-07-04
Job Description:
Under the direction of the Product Development
Specialist, the Product Development Coordinator helps to
support the execution of the product development
timeline activities to ensure they are executed

Primary Responsibilities:
Project Timeline Support
  • Attends Project Kick Off Meetings and Weekly
Critical Path Meetings.
Administrative processes that support the product
development timeline
  • Coordinates Samples throughout the PD Lifecycle
following the approved sample process
  • Attaches final assortment in PLM. Enters Project art
files are entered into the PLM. (Future)
  • Ensure quotes run through the Michaels process in a
timely manner
  • Mock up packaging for samples for POG walks in
partnership with Packaging Team & CAA.
  • Completes packaging SKU list
  • Submits approved packaging SKU list to Packaging
  • Upload completed packaging artwork files into PLM
  • Confirm SKUs, Name, UPC and Retails are correct on
final art files

Category Accountabilities:
  • Understands assigned category including sales, key
item strategies, private brand opportunities &
  • Must maintain up-to-date knowledge of private brand
category performance sales, margin and sell-through

Job Requirements:
  • Minimum 1 year experience with a major retailer,
brand or product development/sourcing company, Store
operations experience a big plus.
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organized.
  • Proficient in MS Office, including Word, Power Point
and Excel
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills Solid Oral and Written
Communication Skills; ability to communicate with
all levels within the company
  • Highly Organized
  • Ability to work some overtime, as needed.
Educational Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Merchandising or Marketing is
strongly preferred
  • High school degree required or equivalent required.
Physical Requirements:
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds. Frequently
moves or lifts boxes or merchandise.
  • Occasionally ascends/descends a ladder while working
with merchandise set up
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