Product Development Coordinator

Top Product Development Coordinator Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Product Development Coordinator. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Product Development Coordinator resumes they appeared on. For example, 16.3% of Product Development Coordinator resumes contained Overseas Vendors as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Product Development Coordinator actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Product Development Coordinator resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Overseas Vendors

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Here's how Overseas Vendors is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Gained visibility with overseas vendors by creating new processes coordinating with directly responsible people which saved money and increased efficiency.
  • Tracked all development styles with daily communication with domestic factory and overseas vendors.
  • Specialized in international costing with overseas vendors to meet sales markup requirements.
  • Maintain an updated development tracker on all overseas vendors open developments.
  • Monitored quality of production items from overseas vendors.
  • Worked with overseas vendors for prototypes, samples, die lines, packaging box samples, sales confirmations and cost negotiations.
  • Work with overseas vendors to develop prototypes based on trend forecasting + analyzing our target customer and their changing needs.
  • Negotiated all costs with overseas vendors and averaged a 10% cost increase on Plus styles over like Missy styles.
  • Maintained relationships with overseas vendors to acquire Bills of Material necessary to establish a retail price for end consumer.
  • Adhered to quality control standard of goods by working with the in-house shop and overseas vendors.
  • Follow up with the overseas vendors on a daily basis regarding production status of orders.
  • Communicated with overseas vendors daily to solve problems and relay production specs for products.
  • Maintained quality control of samples and finished goods received from overseas vendors.
  • Communicate with all local and overseas vendors to ensure samples make delivery.
  • Assisted Director, Surface Design, in qualification of new overseas vendors.
  • Maintained relationships with overseas vendors in China, Pakistan & India.
  • Sourced materials / trims with local mills or overseas vendors.
  • Collaborate with overseas vendors on project development & deadlines.
  • Sourced new product with overseas vendors.
  • Key Results: Recognized as the company liaison between overseas vendors, domestic licensors and the sales department.

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2. New Product Development

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Here's how New Product Development is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Coordinated New Product Development activities between Engineering/Marketing/Manufacturing.
  • Directed the development of multiple accounts specializing in new product development.
  • Participated in more than twenty new product development projects and market launches as R&D representative for specialty surgical blades.
  • Assisted PD Manager with new product development projects including: seasonal color stories, new shades and new formulas.
  • Supported and managed new product development process for printed fabric labels, paper tags and adhesive labels.
  • Managed new product development and sourcing programs for all the department's brands.
  • Manage New Product Development team via DotProject, project development software.
  • Provide training on New Product Development and Microsoft Office/SAP support specialist.
  • Managed relationships and new product development management with the clients.
  • Manage new fabric & trim sourcing for new product development.
  • Maintain and track new product development process procedures and teams.
  • Obtain samples from different factories for new product development.
  • Scheduled and Tracked new product development mock-ups and prototypes.
  • Acquired inventory needs for new product development.
  • Sample coordinator for new product development.
  • Conducted on-going research and gathering of market, consumer and competitive data to support new product development and product enhancements
  • Manage calendar for design team to ensure timely execution of new product development 2.

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3. Market Research

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Here's how Market Research is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Analyzed market research, scientific journals, and regulatory restrictions in the organic/natural sector.
  • Determine product pricing by utilizing market research data, reviewing production and sales costs - also anticipating sales volume.
  • Performed extensive market research in order to identify opportunities and possible areas or risk in the Health Care Industry.
  • Conducted market research to identify and track trends, new product opportunities, target markets and potential revenue opportunities.
  • Conducted in-depth market research to identify seasonal colors, palates, prints, patterns, fabrics and trends.
  • Lead market research and development for new and existing health insurance products and brand management.
  • Assist in market research and competitive shopping sessions to evaluate the competitive retail landscape.
  • Performed market research and analysis to provide input regarding market and sales trends.
  • Conducted market research to ensure products were being developed for the global consumer.
  • Conduct market research in order to determine future product lineup.
  • Managed comprehensive sales script revision and created market research reports.
  • Lead market research for the development of new products.
  • Assisted design team with market research & trend forecasting.
  • Assisted in sales forecasting, market research and observation.
  • Market Research and Analysis for trends.
  • Performed market research and executed product rollouts of innovative devices and line extensions.

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4. Purchase Orders

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Here's how Purchase Orders is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Audited vendor invoices for accuracy against purchase orders.
  • Filled orders, problem solved, researched and worked with customers to resolve issues or concerns regarding purchase orders.
  • Created purchase orders for all samples ordered, as well as for various stages of sampling done locally.
  • Make selections on styles to add to complete seasonal line and create purchase orders for.
  • Maintained record of Quality Control reports, purchase orders, and client specification sheets.
  • Provided daily vendor negotiations and follow up pertaining to samples and purchase orders.
  • Maintained purchase orders, approved samples, artwork, and color products documents.
  • Verify purchase orders price, quantity, FOB Point and Ship/Cancel Dates.
  • Followed up with oversea factories on Purchase Orders processing and extension.
  • Created purchase orders and all job-specification write ups for oversea production.
  • Issued all purchase orders using Full Circle software.
  • Prepare and manage Purchase Orders include PO tracking.
  • Issued purchase orders to vendors.
  • Issue Purchase Orders in the ERP system for traceability of orders and services needed for the NPD Department.
  • Receive purchase orders from sales team and place orders to factories with all detailed requirements from customers.
  • Developed data grids and excel spreadsheets for purchase orders and playlists.

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5. Apparel

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Here's how Apparel is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Launched highly successful BCG brand athletic apparel line driving company growth through balancing quality with cost-effective production.
  • Coordinated with factory and supplier to ensure consistency in apparel production.
  • Develop intimate apparel for 7 major retailers and licensed customers.
  • Managed the product development process for over 50 licensees in categories including gifts, stationery, apparel, accessories and food.
  • Design product packaging using Adobe Illustrator for private brand's soft good products and accessories in home goods and apparel categories.
  • Created labeling and guidelines for produced garments that complied with US Consumer Product Safety Commission regulations for children s apparel.
  • Collaborated with cross functional partners to create and implement the Flex PLM program process for swimwear and apparel.
  • Processed invoices using Apparel Magic, Di-Central, CommerceHub, and fulfilled orders through Amazon Seller Central.
  • Researched fabric and embellishment techniques with global factories for men's and women's athletic apparel.
  • Collaborated with design and merchandising departments to develop five (5) apparel lines.
  • Contributed the 50% growth of apparel sales to the company's total business.
  • Represented the Industrial Trade Department in official meetings related to apparel and textile products.
  • Coordinated production of consumer goods for a men's apparel and accessory corporation.
  • Processed approvals for all of Ladies' apparel to ensure quality and design.
  • Developed into the screen-printing specialist, advising comments on all apparel graphics.
  • Collaborated with apparel brands for developments of prototypes and SMS.
  • Leveraged Apparel Magic (PLM) to streamline workflow and drive productivity !

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6. Tech Packs

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Here's how Tech Packs is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Developed detailed tech packs indicating key specifications for the production of each product category.
  • Update the bill of materials, care, and costing in tech packs for all product categories.
  • Analyzed customer tech packs, provides technical solution support relevant to design, construction and materials.
  • Communicated out all new and updated tech packs from design inclusive of all fit updates.
  • Created tech packs, line sheets and other relevant sales or marketing tools.
  • Coordinated samples, measured garment specs and updated tech packs.
  • Update tech packs as needed to reflect any changes.
  • Created and managed tech packs for all products.
  • Monitor and confirm all tech packs and collateral material are correct and sent in a timely manner.

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7. Pre-Production Samples

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Here's how Pre-Production Samples is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Assisted with product design and development process including pre-production samples.
  • Reviewed and managed all Pre-production samples and Production samples are received on a timely basic for buyer to approve.
  • Monitored Licensor product concepts, pre-production samples and production samples and administered approval process.

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8. SKU

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Here's how SKU is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Create, update and manage SKU's in PLM (product life cycle management) software.
  • Managed communication and samples for 25 vendors, including overseeing 2000+ SKU's across 4 departments.
  • Manage all systems related to merchandising from product allocation, SKU set-up and purchase order management.
  • Update database of new products descriptions, SKU identification numbers, and price point.
  • Generated raw materials and finished good SKU s in Oracle PLM.
  • Managed input for thousands of SKU's into the company database.
  • Inventory management, shipping and receiving and SKU building.
  • Manage costing for all owned styles and SKU's.
  • Support the SKU control efforts.
  • Developed Holiday '15, '16 & '17, which include over 30 full set SKU's.
  • Developed over 150 SKU's for 2017.
  • Maintained an assorted mix of product categories, representing 40% of total product sales, consisting of 150+ SKUs.
  • Created a total of 15-20k skus of jewelry and hair items for the newly created tween line.
  • Generated product line sheets with new product skus and corrected details on confirmation samples for merchandising
  • Managed the monitoring and weekly reporting and creation of color skus in Flex PLM.
  • Managed over 200 skus per season from design and development stage to production
  • Import Production Coordinator Managed production for over 75 sku's per season.
  • Maintained the inventory of over 2000 skus through internal production and purchasing.
  • Project manage multiple pipeline SKUs between merchandise buyers and global suppliers ensuring timely product buys and production schedule deliveries.
  • Created and maintained timelines for new Product Development efforts on 400 sku comprises 5 seasons.

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9. Trade Shows

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Here's how Trade Shows is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Coordinated event logistics for national trade shows such as PAX, E3, GDC, CES, and Destination PlayStation.
  • Represented the company at trade shows to review new product lines with vendors and showcased current products at trunk shows.
  • Attend trade shows to present final line to customers (FFANY, Atlanta Shoe Market, Platform).
  • Coordinate all aspects of off sight conferences and trade shows, design booths, and travel to events.
  • Coordinate with managers in preparation for sales meetings and trade shows when presenting each new season launch.
  • Traveled to trade shows to present product lines to major retailers in collaboration with sales executives.
  • Complete all contracts and manage the entire set up for both WSA and FFANY trade shows.
  • Make daily casting calls to seek professional footwear models for all trade shows.
  • Attended trade shows and fashion presentations to review future fabric & color trends.
  • Marketed at trade shows and conferences; Promote products, organization and membership.
  • Attend beauty trade shows as the lead makeup artist and product specialist.
  • Organize and attend three national trade shows five times annually.
  • Attended cosmetic trade shows for research and relationship building.
  • Managed sample coordination for trade shows and customer meetings.
  • Developed a new sales presentation for trade shows.
  • Coordinated the merchandise plans for trade shows.
  • Attended fashion/trade shows and trend forecasting meetings.
  • Attend trade shows & events.
  • Travel to trade shows to merchandise the Diba True line; assist with sales & product inquiries.
  • Develop new products through working with factories, vendors and attending trade shows domestically and internationally.

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10. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Implemented guidelines for technical team in an effort to streamline customer service guidelines and increase effectiveness.
  • Provided telephone, online and face-to-face customer service/support to internal and external customers.
  • Established customer service relationship with outsourcing calls, inventory and fulfillment vendor.
  • Supervised customer service representatives at call center and warehouse.
  • Provided excellent customer service through cost-saving recommendations.
  • Liaised with a 20+ sales force and the customer service group, to facilitate high-profile custom and contract orders.
  • Managed sales of publications and customer service calls related to orders, online bookstore, promotions and product line.
  • Demonstrated consistent, reliable, credible, respectful and timely customer service to all clinicians and other personnel.
  • Performed customer service, client training, and project management activities daily for domestic and international offices.
  • Analyzed products, services and customer environments to satisfy customer's needs and perform customer service functions.
  • Gained approval for Oracle system reporting change that made Customer Service rep s jobs easier.
  • Served as a liaison between the Sales Force, Customer Service Department and factories.
  • Handled all orders, customer service emails, phone calls and returns.
  • Trained and coached employees to deliver a high standard of customer service.
  • Provided customer service and sales team with tracking information as needed.
  • Manage Customer Service department, fielding customer inquiries and solving issues.
  • Marketed new products with an emphasis on customer service.
  • Handled inbound and outbound customer service and sales calls.
  • Support to Sales & Customer Service as concierge.
  • Job Description Product development, technical customer service, purchasing, sales and marketing.

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11. Lab Dips

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Here's how Lab Dips is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Review Strike off, lab dips, TOP sample to make sure factories are shipping correct design and quality.
  • Organize and help create development samples from sourcing fabrics, setting up line sheets and approving lab dips.
  • Distributed lab dips and sample submits to the Design and Tech departments and passing their comments to factories.
  • Partnered with Materials Management teams to initiate lab dips and procure sampling materials for all development milestones.
  • Tracked all lab dips, then communicated outstanding issues on production status to Owner.
  • Evaluated lab dips/strike-offs and communicated desired results to dye house or screen printer.
  • Tracked & facilitated approvals for lab dips & fabrics for development process.
  • Handle all aspects of production from lab dips through production.
  • Issue color standards and approve lab dips and trims.
  • Approved all lab dips and samples.
  • Followed life cycle of lab dips, strike- offs handlooms and finishing trials from suppliers, then communicated as necessary.
  • Approved bulk submits (lab dips, knit downs, handlooms & trims).

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12. PLM

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Here's how PLM is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Updated color programs in PLM in accordance to Change made by Sales and private label clients.
  • Implemented a new cloud based PLM system; created guidelines for new processes and training manuals.
  • Create, maintain and update technical packages in PLM for over 500 styles each season.
  • Managed and built first color library, zipper, thread and print systems in PLM.
  • Managed and Updated hardware and material info into PLM for the Design Team.
  • Added all packaging to bill of materials through PLM system for upcoming seasons.
  • Used N41 and PLM daily to track styles and execute new ones.
  • Trained PD department on how to utilize info within new PLM System.
  • Create, manage and update product specification changes in PLM.
  • Generated profiles for each style in Enovia (PLM) and created cost logs for the buyers to review.
  • Create and manage seasonal development calendar for production and design team Create detailed specifications and process through FlexPLM system.
  • Work closely in systems such Oracle EBS and Production Lifecycle Management (PLM) to ensure smooth business operation.
  • Managed all development activities through use and mastering of ECVision & PLM sample modules.
  • Maintained system transferring several season into Updated PLM system.
  • Experienced in PLM system and managed PLM workflow.

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13. Raw Materials

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Here's how Raw Materials is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Sourced organic fabrics and raw materials for development and production operations.
  • Monitored all development raw materials inventory.
  • Schedule, plan, quality, and control production and raw materials of the product development department.
  • Contributed to the Madison Collection success by exploring cost savings in raw materials used and engineering practices.
  • Centralized resource for the setup of new raw materials and finished products in the ERP system.
  • Manage all samples for assessment with design, raw materials, and tech teams.
  • Track and oversee raw materials, purchasing and drop shipment to overseas vendors.
  • Work cross functionally with QA to approve new raw materials for production.
  • Coordinate efforts of internal and external vendors for raw materials.
  • Research, recommend, and quote ingredients and raw materials.
  • Compile documentation for new ingredients and raw materials.

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14. Spec Sheets

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Here's how Spec Sheets is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Created and maintained production spec sheets for men's and women's collection and runway accessory lines.
  • Assigned style numbers to garments for each season and produced spec sheets for each garment.
  • Implemented the departmental process of creating and updating private label spec sheets/BOM's.
  • Reviewed spec sheets to ensure vendors correctly make the requested samples.
  • Updated and retained private label spec sheets as needed.
  • Maintain and complete spec sheets for products.
  • Generated spec sheets for major retailers.

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15. Line Sheets

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Here's how Line Sheets is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Designed and created line sheets of all new products for each season as well as catalogs of all accessory items.
  • Maintained and organized samples, created instruction sheets and produced line sheets for all lines and projects.
  • Create and approve layout of all line sheets for the product and sales team to utilize.
  • Created and prepared all costing, line sheets, and look book details for vendors.
  • Created Line Sheets for Salesmen and Assisted sending samples to Buyers for review.
  • Designed artwork for line sheets and salesmen's catalog.
  • Line sheets were ultimately presented.
  • Managed product line sheets for dress divisions using Photoshop and Illustrator.

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16. R

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Here's how R is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Perform administrative task as direct such as filing, organizing, unpacking boxes, copying, faxing, etc.
  • Travel to Taiwan and China to ensure factory compliance to spec packages, designs, and sample making process.
  • Maintain correspondence with multiple overseas vendors to ensure timely completion of projects and changes to products.
  • Created and maintain the library of all fabrics, trims, artwork, and labels.
  • Project Milestones report for PD & D, Sales, Art Directors, Project Managers.
  • Drive deadlines & facilitate communication with vendors in order to develop product strategy.
  • Manage many highly visible projects, including holidays and all seasonal inventory.
  • Hired new designer saving 32% per style while increasing package detail.
  • Track the roll-out of new products in accordance with established deadlines.
  • Manage the lab dip, fabric, and trim approval process.
  • Prepare and ensure all samples are tagged and organized properly.
  • Work with designer to develop new product for upcoming seasons.
  • Research concept names and propose design and color names.
  • Arrange wholesale pricing in accordance to Gross Margin standards.
  • Create color stories and color trend boards.
  • Present weekly sales report & go-forward strategy.
  • Assemble and maintain color and fabric cards.
  • Red Ledge Fall/Winter 2000 sales increase of 26% over LY.
  • Source new fabrics, trims, and findings.
  • Assisted with timelines for 200 plus art projects, maintained sample archives.

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17. Product Specifications

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Here's how Product Specifications is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Integrated quality controls for product labeling, POP and marketing/promotional literature to ensure conformity to product specifications and legal guidelines.
  • Developed product specifications, negotiated vendor costing, and communicated launch timing for new products.
  • Maintained relations with domestic vendor and international customers in respect with product specifications.
  • Coordinated with product engineers and vendors to ensure product specifications are correct.
  • Worked closely with Marketing to ensure product specifications were included in new designs
  • Ensured that labeling and marketing/promotional literature matched product specifications.
  • Maintained company website with current product specifications and images.
  • Maintained existing product specifications in company database.
  • Communicated with overseas factories regarding product specifications.
  • Provide all product specifications to the Marketing Team during catalog creation and assist in editing catalog for accuracy.
  • Create and maintain product specifications for all new products and promotional displays.
  • Develop and maintain all clients' product specifications for reference purposes.
  • Enter product specifications into system in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Edited Lands' End product specifications and coordinated changes with vendor.
  • Generated R&D product specifications from culinary chefs formulations to facilitate product development and cost analysis.

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18. BOM

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Here's how BOM is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Manage PBVR (Post BOM Validation Request) changes and obtain any impact of liabilities and/or impact to delivery.
  • Created, updated and revised Tech Packs; which included BOMS, POMS, Inspiration pictures etc.
  • Constructed tech packs for new prototypes including technical sketching, construction details, BOM and specification.
  • Regulated Bill of Materials (BOM) for new, ongoing and future projects.
  • Liaised between Cross functional Team with outstanding issues pertaining to BOM's.
  • Track product development prototype for cost, time line and BOM.
  • Maintain accurate and up to date BOM's.
  • Created product specification documentation and BOMs for model variations.
  • Work in conjunction with Director of R&D to update and organize all BOMs in database.
  • Collaborated with the Trim Director on getting the information needed to enter the BOM Assisted Sr.
  • Facilitated sample requests through PDM software, created BOMs and negotiated garment pricing with clients.
  • Entered BOM's into the Full Circle pre-production module.
  • Evaluated Designs, Tech Packs, BOMs, Blueprints, and other relevantdocuments to ensure quality.

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19. Product Information

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Here's how Product Information is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Entered new product information into company database.
  • Updated company database with new product information.
  • Distributed product information to production team, sales, and design after all details have been finalized.
  • Assisted both Jewelry and Beauty Departments in contacting vendors and updating spreadsheets with new product information.
  • Interfaced with Regional Partners and Cross Functional Teams to assure that all product information is aligned.
  • Provide domestic and international pricing, formal quotes and product information to sales reps and customers.
  • Correspond between Marketing and Graphic Department to ensure product information and image are correct.
  • Trained new employees on order entry process, phone system and product information.
  • Update and distribute product information and data through an internal system.
  • Trained the sales department on product information and selling points.
  • Create, maintain and update product information records.

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20. Project Management

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Here's how Project Management is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Maintained and created various corporate databases associated with new product components, project management and raw materials.
  • Led value assessment/identification/selection/implementation of project management (PM) software eventually selected as corporate PM tool.
  • Collaborate with diverse cross-functional teams including development, sales, professional services, customer support, and project management.
  • Developed a process for cross functional departments, work breakdown schedule and general project management techniques for new products.
  • Key Accomplishment: Introduced & trained organization and partners in project management as a tool for running programs.
  • Interviewed and trained individuals for QA, and project management positions.
  • Performed project management duties for all 3 core engineering teams.
  • Develop and conduct training sessions around basic navigation, project management, and time entry and resource management.
  • Project Management: Coordinated teams, activities, and workflow for 2 senior product managers.

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21. Men

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Here's how Men is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Coordinated the development of new products and the reformulation of existing products for a dietary supplement manufacturer.
  • Implemented and completed product profile sheets for sample management/tracking and fabric/leather materials.
  • Contribute positively to the new product development team dynamic.
  • Analyze inventory and address replenishment/closeout issues.
  • Produce packaging style, design, and placement of products to increase sales volumes in relation to the consumers buying behavior.
  • Administer all outgoing shipping tickets, tracking, and packaging for Handbag and Novelty Product Development departments daily.
  • Researched trends, colors and prints for new development; Organized and filed all materials by seasonal calendar.
  • Participate in product meetings including concept development, line plans, design reviews and P10 product reviews.
  • Manage the development process of all garments from a two dimensional sketch to a three dimensional prototype.
  • Develop and implement new products in order to meet company standards and sales goals.
  • Review product development sheets from design and merchandising.
  • Provide support for other departmental projects as needed.
  • Assist in development and design of semi-annual catalogs.
  • Tracked and checked in samples and bulk shipments.
  • Created and edited product design & development sheets.
  • Assisted in development of new products.
  • Maintained development calendar to coordinate workflow and milestones for design, merchants, operations, and the product development team.
  • Update and maintain product specs on Sharepoint database to ensure that all departments can access accurate product information.
  • Included daily follow up with team on status of new development and on-going projects.
  • Worked daily with Hong Kong Product Development team.

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22. WIP

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Here's how WIP is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Maintain strong product development, WIP, and T&A calendars, so deliveries are met.
  • Create and maintain Work in Progress (WIP) reports for developers to update each season.
  • Manage WIP, TNA, Fabric chart and other working charts
  • Communicated all changes and updates in weekly WIPS meetings.
  • Maintain WIP (Work in Progress) reports to ensure factories uphold confirmed lead times and deadlines.

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23. Hong Kong

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Here's how Hong Kong is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Coordinated factory inspections between Hong Kong Quality Control Department and vendors.
  • Used AS400 to release orders to factories in Hong Kong and Taiwan, broken down by size runs.
  • Communicate with overseas VF office (Hong Kong, Bangladesh, India), and factories monitoring development.
  • Develop and order fabrics, rib and trim with frequent travel to Hong Kong and ShenZhen, China.
  • Coordinated product development and production process with creative team in Canada and manufacturing team in Hong Kong.
  • Negotiate and communicate with overseas vendors including travel to Hong Kong and China.
  • Communicated daily with Hong Kong production team on sourcing and development.

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24. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Tracked and organized data entry and files to ensure database is current and updated.
  • Perform General Administrative Duties / Data Entry / phones, etc.
  • Performed data entry in database, updates on ongoing projects.
  • Assigned product numbers and completed purchase order data entry.
  • Create quotes and process data entry internal and external.
  • Wholesale Furniture and Home Accessories Heavy data entry entering purchase orders into AS/400 based system.

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25. Timely Delivery

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Here's how Timely Delivery is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Communicated with international factories to ensure timely delivery of samples, while developing and maintaining positive working relationships.
  • Maintained development tracker to ensure timely delivery of requested samples.
  • Prepared shipping documents and ensured timely delivery of goods.
  • Coordinate import logistics with our freight forwarder, customs broker and warehouse to ensure timely delivery to our clients.
  • Worked closely with logistics department to ensure timely delivery of salesmen samples for trade shows.
  • Provided assistance with overseas production to ensure smooth operation, and timely delivery of shoes.
  • Sourced fabric and trims from suppliers and follow up to ensure timely delivery.
  • Purchased and ordered samples from vendors and ensured timely delivery for product shows.
  • Coordinate buyers and vendors, to ensure accurate and timely delivery.
  • Created production T & A and make sure timely delivery.
  • Track key deadlines for the design colander to ensure the timely delivery of prototypes, preproduction, production and final samples.

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26. Quality Standards

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Here's how Quality Standards is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Collaborated with multiple departments to confirm that quality standards and construction requirements were met for each vendor.
  • Manage Confirmation Sample Review process to ensure aesthetic intent and Coach Quality standards are met.
  • Establish parameters for style specifications, style measurements, quality standards and construction details.
  • Assisted design department with establishing quality standards for new products.
  • Communicated product changes and designs updates to factories overseas in a timely manner; while ensuring that quality standards were met.

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27. Sales Samples

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Here's how Sales Samples is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Managed raw material purchases and delivery for sales samples.
  • Sourced apparel manufacturers for sales samples.
  • Collaborated with multiple design teams in the development of proto-type samples to sales samples for each seasons' collections.
  • Manage domestic and overseas sample production Supervise factory reproductions of intricate embellishments for sales samples Assist in development for production

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28. Photo Shoots

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Here's how Photo Shoots is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Assist marketing department with seasonal look book photo shoots as go-to person for product selection and arrangement in look book.
  • Arranged special events: fashion shows, award shows, parties, club nights and photo shoots.
  • Organize and coordinate six photo shoots each year while collaborating with the Design Manager and CEO.
  • Consulted directly with merchandising/creative team by providing samples for photo shoots, artwork packaging and POS.
  • Traveled domestically for customer visits, attended industry trade shows and customer photo shoots.
  • Handle yearly catalog photo shoots, complete catalog development and organize for trade shows.
  • Work with marketing and help them with samples and seasonal photo shoots.
  • Coordinated the merchandise used in photo shoots.
  • Assist with promotional ops/photo shoots as needed.
  • Assisted in various photo shoots.

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29. Design Documents

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30. QA

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Here's how QA is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Secured QAI certification and USDA certification as an organic retailer.
  • Developed/Implemented new QA Department and Critical Pathways.
  • Managed quality assurance testing with remote teams of 2,000 or more testers and an in house QA team of 5 people.
  • Minimized claims to less than 10% across all areas of business in 6 months by effectively managing all QA testing.
  • Offered solution-oriented support throughout all development phases, and ensured product attainment of rigorous QA standards.
  • Managed vendor and supplier communications, project deadlines, pricing negotiations, production and QA testing.
  • Managed systematic set-up and approval of all custom styles in QAD.
  • Develop and execute quality assurance (QA) plans.
  • Created efficiencies, established win-win relationships, and achieved 100% QA pass rate for imported products.
  • ensured products met QA and FFP standards, and managed team's adherence to development calendar deliverables.

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31. QC

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Here's how QC is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Requested and tracked all required samples for sales meetings, design approval, QC testing, and customer photography.
  • Design and implement custom Excel spreadsheet reports and QC standards to maintain and monitor inventory and quality control.
  • Created Color Tools QC forms for different labs to perform QC testing on samples.
  • Assist the manager in QC, with production in the weekly inspections.
  • Assist QC with Force Tester, re-configure tester within acceptable parameters.
  • Coordinate with QC, troubleshooting in-process failures.
  • Bring QC and R&D together to improve test methods.
  • Conducted weekly meetings to review the running efficiencies, QC results, and visual characteristics of all completed fabrics.
  • Formulated new products with contractmanufacturers, communicate required cGMP product documentation and specifications with QC/Compliance team.
  • Developed interdepartmental workflows, developed all forms controlling workflow, developed QC forms.
  • Issued salpa, hardware and QC comments as well as pre-production approval comments.

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32. Powerpoint

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Here's how Powerpoint is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Assisted in creating PowerPoint presentations and organizing information for large monthly meetings with footwear retailers.
  • Created and delivered PowerPoint presentations to illustrate fashion lines to Chinese vendors.
  • Designed the development of PowerPoint presentations for executive team.
  • Created PowerPoint presentations for Mars account clients to showcase promotional products and for overseas factories to detail complex projects.
  • Utilized Microsoft PowerPoint and created inspiration boards to portray new product ideas and current industry trends.
  • Coordinated materials for presentations (PowerPoint, concept boards, physical products, handouts).
  • Make PowerPoint to keep track of all concepts that has been made for client.

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33. Development Samples

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Here's how Development Samples is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Review all development samples and create detailed reports to communicate revisions and updates to vendors both local and overseas.
  • Keep contact with overseas vendors and factories for development samples.
  • Ordered and tracked all development samples.
  • Managed a detailed catalog of development samples, factory samples, fabric swatches, trims, etc.

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34. Overseas Offices

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Here's how Overseas Offices is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Acted as a liaison between buyers, overseas offices, and factories in production and operational functions to ensure timely deliveries.
  • Partnered with the Director on PLM initiative projects and reaching out on their behalf to partnering overseas offices and vendors.
  • Communicate daily with overseas offices regarding new product concepts, existing product specs, materials and sample making.
  • Assisted Development Managers in written communication with Cross Functional Teams, Vendors, and Overseas Offices.
  • Managed and delegated information and data flow between overseas offices and US headquarters.
  • Coordinate the communication effort between US and overseas offices.
  • Collaborated with Sample Coordinator (communication with overseas offices/vendors, etc.
  • Work with overseas offices to coordinate sample shipping; staying abreast of any changes that will affect or delay sample delivery.

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35. Special Projects

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Here's how Special Projects is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Coordinated special projects and Managed shipping and delivery of production samples.
  • Managed special projects within the Development department.
  • Provide administrative support for special projects to include research, compiling data and preparation of summary reports based on results.
  • Assist the Director of product development and the sales team with special projects as needed.
  • Assisted with special projects and other departments when necessary such as Fossil Ladies Watches.
  • Perform other job related duties and special projects as assigned by management.
  • Worked with customers on special projects to meet their target market.
  • Assist with special projects for the team as needed.
  • Support design team with special projects to continually evaluate and improve processes 4.
  • Support the product d evelopment team in special projects and requests as n eeded.

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36. Strike Offs

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Here's how Strike Offs is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Reviewed all samples, lab dips and strike offs with design team as received and monitored all submits for execution accuracy.
  • Handled multiple tasks during development season, verifying lap dips, strike offs, fabric, and trim qualities.
  • Revamped record keeping system of all approved and rejected lab dips, and strike offs.
  • Reviewed lab dips, strike offs, fabrics, and trims on a daily basis.

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37. CAD

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Here's how CAD is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Produced extensive CAD products (flat sketch, colors, logos, specs) in Adobe Illustrator.
  • Work with Designers/CAD team to complete artwork, sales sheets and analyze samples for corrections.
  • Collaborate with Designers and CAD team to interpret concepts for overseas development of product.
  • Collaborate with Cad Designer with regards to developing custom designs for customer base.
  • Assist Design Team with creation and revision of CADS and line sheets.
  • Coordinated rapid prototyping process from CAD to 3D file to resin.
  • Created CAD s, sell sheets, look books, hang tags and packaging.
  • Assisted design department with CADs as needed.
  • Transfer autocad files to CNC cutter.

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38. Final Product

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Here's how Final Product is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Contributed to retail store and website launch product identification and research, copy development, and proofing of final product assortment.
  • Coordinated with support teams to source and negotiate fabric and final production cost from factories in Shanghai and Mumbai.
  • Communicate and follow-up with internal and external partners and coordinate the flow of sampling to final product.
  • Set up all trims, hardware and leather into WIN fashion for final production orders.
  • Traveled to local factories weekly to discuss progression of designs and view the final product
  • Produce Bill of Materials for overseas production of samples and final product.
  • Requested new item set-up information from vendors and approve final production samples.
  • Approve final product for quality and compliance with design specs.
  • Matched trims with fabric for final production.
  • Review final product sample to make sure merchandize with issues does not get shipped out.
  • Managed workflow from initial sketch through final product placement.

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39. Cost Sheets

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Here's how Cost Sheets is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Facilitated spreadsheets and preliminary cost sheets for multiple accounts.
  • Developed cost sheets for new retail exclusive products for Market Line Presentations; and tracked calendar for all show pricing.
  • Reviewed cost sheets and validated cost components and factory charges against necessary tools (matrices and samples).
  • Produce cost sheets, spreadsheets, and customer packages for buyers.
  • Processed cost sheets for labor production using internal software program.

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40. Development Department

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Here's how Development Department is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Assisted Product Development Manager as well as Acted as a liaison between product and business development departments.
  • Served as liaison between product development department, suppliers, manufacturers, and product development manager.
  • Provided total process management for product development departments during 360% unit increase.
  • Implement policies and processes to develop and organize the Product Development department.
  • Head of the Development Department supervising all sample department staff members.
  • Provided clerical support to the Sales and Product Development Departments.
  • Interviewed and trained new hires for the Product Development department.
  • Communicate with the product development department, salesdepartment and vendors to ensure package specification in accordance with design.

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41. New Items

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Here's how New Items is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Coordinated complete information flow for new items and product changes from Sales office/Customer/Sales Development Specialists for Western Sales Division accounts.
  • Create specification sheets, set up new suppliers, & set up new items in SharePoint.
  • Submit for USDA approvals for new items and modifications on current products.
  • Coordinate meetings with buyers and vendors for presentation of new items.
  • Source new items for special customer needs.

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42. International Vendors

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Here's how International Vendors is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Communicate updates and information about styles to international vendors.
  • Expanded customer base and client relations by researching and developing ideas from trade shows and daily interactions with international vendors.
  • Communicated daily with domestic and international vendors to track progress of all orders and ensure calendar schedule is met.
  • Collaborated with international vendors to request cost breakdowns, mini markers, and prototypes for future apparel developments.
  • Cross functional partnerships required with IT, apparel, operations, and international vendors.
  • Shipped out development samples and swatches to domestic and international vendors as needed.

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43. Product Quality

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Here's how Product Quality is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Conducted daily Quality Assurance which improved product quality across digital platforms.
  • Work with many cross functional team and vendors to ensure high product quality and end user experience.
  • Initiated and nurtured relationships with mills globally, resulting in improved product quality and cost reductions.
  • Conducted market research and surveys of current products to increase product quality both globally and domestically.
  • Worked with factories, mills & technical design to assure product quality & maintain schedule.
  • Conducted tests on raw materials and finished products to ensure product quality.

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44. Sales Representatives

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Here's how Sales Representatives is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Collaborated with senior management team to create presentations for sales representatives.
  • Manage samples during sales meetings, and collaborate with sales representatives about product for the upcoming seasons.
  • Communicate with factories, designers, sales representatives and others to complete development of product.
  • Input and tracked plant data and sales from the company's 5 sales representatives.

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45. Bulk Production

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Here's how Bulk Production is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Followed up with factory bulk production fabric order and reviewed fabric allocation.
  • Tracked and distributed sample shades/bulk production samples on a daily basis to the appropriate customers for approvals or rejections.
  • Collect and organize Licensees buys to coordinate with USA buying calendar - both salesman samples and bulk production.
  • Maintained and organized Costing Charts for garment cost negotiation for all styles sampled and booked for bulk production.
  • Worked closely with the logistics department to ensure timely delivery of bulk production.
  • Tracked the development process for sampling and bulk production.
  • Ordered and tracked all proto, sample, and bulk production Yardage as needed.

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46. Action Calendar

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Here's how Action Calendar is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Position created to organize and manage development process to better control margin and maintain time in action calendar.
  • Managed time and action calendar to ensure all samples and production met required deadlines.
  • Maintained and oversaw time and action calendar for 11 product lines.
  • Managed time and action calendar with major milestones and deadlines.
  • Worked with production to meet time and action calendar deadlines.
  • Developed and maintained multiple Time and Action calendars.
  • Initiated Time & Action calendar to ensure better material and sampling delivery timelines.

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47. Wal-Mart

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Here's how Wal-Mart is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Managed sales accounts for wholesale company; accounts included Wal-Mart, K-mart, Target and Target.com.
  • Reviewed products against tech packages to ensure best submits are sent to Wal-mart for final approval.
  • Handled Wal-mart licensed & private label styles of Starter, Shaq, Bugle Boy and No Boundaries lines.
  • Worked with design team on multi-dimensional design and private label development for Wal-Mart and Li & Fung.

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48. Vendor Relations

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Here's how Vendor Relations is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Facilitated product development through project time management, effective international correspondence and vendor relations, including ordering and tracking samples.
  • Managed vendor relations domestically and overseas, including contract negotiations and extensive travel to oversee production.
  • Strengthen international and domestic vendor relationships by communicating effectively regarding price change, invoices and shipments.
  • Manage and negotiate all aspects of multiple vendor relationships including procurement and billing.
  • Maintained vendor relationships, coordinated with purchasing to insure accurate forecasting.
  • Managed vendor relationships, invoicing, inventory and internal distributions.
  • Developed and established strategic vendor relationships to provide complete products.
  • Managed quality assurance as well as all vendor relations by assigning and monitoring vendor load, and negotiating costs.
  • Developed new vendor relations by performing cost exercises, test design capabilities and sample making skills.
  • Managed vendor relationships for publication production; layout, proof and reprinting of publications.
  • Established and maintained outsourced vendor relationships via phone, email & in person.

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49. Competitive Analysis

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Here's how Competitive Analysis is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Prepared product information and competitive analysis for Global Product Managers, and assisted with the review and implementation of book/list pricing.
  • Researched new products and manufacturers using Piers Trade Intelligence, beauty trade publications and competitive analysis.
  • Provided competitive analysis of market pricing strategies and market assortment, suggesting new retails for new programs.
  • Conducted competitive analysis to develop the best approach for new campaigns and promotions of products.
  • Create competitive analysis reports before each season to assist in design development and pricing.

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50. Design Department

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Here's how Design Department is used in Product Development Coordinator jobs:
  • Provided office administration to the Product Development and Design Department.
  • Interact with design department in order to approve color, wash, and trim submits while maintaining time and action calendar.
  • Served as internal liaison between purchasing and graphic design departments; worked with compliance team to ensure products met requirements.
  • Collaborated with sales and design departments to develop new products for various customers.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Product Development Coordinator

Overseas Vendors22.1%
New Product Development21.4%
Market Research7.3%
Purchase Orders5.5%
Apparel4.5%
Tech Packs4.2%
Pre-Production Samples3.8%
SKU3.8%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Product Development Coordinator

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Overseas Vendors
Overseas Vendors
16.3%
16.3%
2
2
New Product Development
New Product Development
15.7%
15.7%
3
3
Market Research
Market Research
5.3%
5.3%
4
4
Purchase Orders
Purchase Orders
4.1%
4.1%
5
5
Apparel
Apparel
3.3%
3.3%
6
6
Tech Packs
Tech Packs
3.1%
3.1%
7
7
Pre-Production Samples
Pre-Production Samples
2.8%
2.8%
8
8
SKU
SKU
2.8%
2.8%
9
9
Trade Shows
Trade Shows
2.1%
2.1%
10
10
Customer Service
Customer Service
2.1%
2.1%
11
11
Lab Dips
Lab Dips
2%
2%
12
12
PLM
PLM
1.8%
1.8%
13
13
Raw Materials
Raw Materials
1.7%
1.7%
14
14
Spec Sheets
Spec Sheets
1.6%
1.6%
15
15
Line Sheets
Line Sheets
1.5%
1.5%
16
16
R
R
1.5%
1.5%
17
17
Product Specifications
Product Specifications
1.5%
1.5%
18
18
BOM
BOM
1.5%
1.5%
19
19
Product Information
Product Information
1.5%
1.5%
20
20
Project Management
Project Management
1.4%
1.4%
21
21
Men
Men
1.3%
1.3%
22
22
WIP
WIP
1.3%
1.3%
23
23
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
1.2%
1.2%
24
24
Data Entry
Data Entry
1.2%
1.2%
25
25
Timely Delivery
Timely Delivery
1.2%
1.2%
26
26
Quality Standards
Quality Standards
1.1%
1.1%
27
27
Sales Samples
Sales Samples
1.1%
1.1%
28
28
Photo Shoots
Photo Shoots
1%
1%
29
29
Design Documents
Design Documents
1%
1%
30
30
QA
QA
0.9%
0.9%
31
31
QC
QC
0.9%
0.9%
32
32
Powerpoint
Powerpoint
0.9%
0.9%
33
33
Development Samples
Development Samples
0.9%
0.9%
34
34
Overseas Offices
Overseas Offices
0.9%
0.9%
35
35
Special Projects
Special Projects
0.8%
0.8%
36
36
Strike Offs
Strike Offs
0.8%
0.8%
37
37
CAD
CAD
0.8%
0.8%
38
38
Final Product
Final Product
0.8%
0.8%
39
39
Cost Sheets
Cost Sheets
0.8%
0.8%
40
40
Development Department
Development Department
0.8%
0.8%
41
41
New Items
New Items
0.7%
0.7%
42
42
International Vendors
International Vendors
0.7%
0.7%
43
43
Product Quality
Product Quality
0.7%
0.7%
44
44
Sales Representatives
Sales Representatives
0.7%
0.7%
45
45
Bulk Production
Bulk Production
0.7%
0.7%
46
46
Action Calendar
Action Calendar
0.7%
0.7%
47
47
Wal-Mart
Wal-Mart
0.7%
0.7%
48
48
Vendor Relations
Vendor Relations
0.6%
0.6%
49
49
Competitive Analysis
Competitive Analysis
0.6%
0.6%
50
50
Design Department
Design Department
0.6%
0.6%

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