Scope of Position:

The Product Development team at StoreBound drives our product roadmap from concept to shelf. We not only strive to make our consumers happy and launch products that are 5 star rated but we ultimately drive business results. We do this as product developers but also by partnering with other teams in the company including but not limited to, sales, creative & marketing.

The Product Development Manager role is an essential part of the product development team at StoreBound. This person will manage all product development for the Dash brand, Rise by Dash brand & Sobro brand. They will support the sales team with developing key products that drive marketshare, profit, sales and expand our footprint into new product categories.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead new product development from concept to mass production for the Dash, Rise by Dash & Sobro brands.

  • Research & brainstorm new product ideas, categories, and innovations for development.

  • Perform assortment & category planning, partnering with sales and marketing.

  • Develop user friendly design concepts and new product introductions by building strategic relationships with key manufacturers, engineers, and design teams.

  • Complete product briefs for new product introductions including but not limited to, competitive analysis, market research, product claims, design, specifications and required features & functions.

  • Manage product cost structure, maintaining and growing AUR and profit.

  • Sample Evaluation & Product testing:

    • Giving thorough recaps for factories/designers/engineers – cosmetic & functionality briefs.

    • Review & approve product colors, logo, and overall sample cosmetics.

  • Partner with creative and marketing to create collateral & content that give the consumer a better experience.

  • Partner with our Hong Kong, quality assurance & customer service team to ensure our products are 5 star rated!

  • Leverage consumer feedback to identify and create new ways to improve current products, develop new products but most importantly meet consumers’ needs.

  • Lead, Manage and grow direct reports.

 

Competency/Skill Needed:

  • At StoreBound, if you are Agile, Innovative, Pioneering, Dynamic, Passionate, Customer-Centric, Collaborative, and Results-Focused, you will love it here!

  • 5+ years of manufacturing, sourcing & product development experience. Housewares industry preferred.

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Excellent communications skills both written and oral.

  • Detail orientated and organized.

  • Ability to think creatively and solve problems.

  • Consumer-first mindset.

  • Eagerness to learn and excel in a team environment.

 

About Us

Our mission at StoreBound is to help people improve their lives by bringing amazing new products to life. With a growing family of brands (Dash, Sobro, Zakarian and more!), we’re building a new kind of company focused on creating great new products that better serve the way we live today and the way we will live in the future. People here are passionate, friendly, and possess a positive attitude and entrepreneurial spirit, which is essential at a growing company. We are a team that believes strongly in balancing your life and being kind to each other. We all are learning on the job and we want someone who is eager to do the same. Together, we’ll do great things -- are you ready?

 

Do you want to do a Dash of Good and help people improve their lives by bringing unique new products to life, or do you just love challenges? If so, then we love you. Come work for the Winning Hearts Company.

 

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