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Assistant Product Manager
Learn and participate in the strategic direction for each line
Create weekly project recaps and keep supervisor informed. Learn to properly set priorities.
Develop proficient use of internal information systems to gather information.
Ongoing communication with plant for accuracy in upc, raw material part numbers and item number assignment.
Conduct a hindsight meeting with direct supervisor at the completion of each project to learn how to capitalize on what went well and how to improve on what went wrong.
Work with manufacturing, product development lab and engineering group to assist in the development of new candle products.
Work closely with vendors and manufacturers from initial design specification through prototype and final approved sample.
Initiate and track development of product, packaging and artwork.
Proof artwork for labels, packaging and collateral materials - route through plant and provide samples, as needed, for approval.
Provide needed product and photo samples requested for sales presentations and catalogs.
As needed, act as a liaison with outside packing and raw material vendors.
Create weekly project recaps.
This administrative position is located in a suburban Cincinnati location. Chosen candidate must be able to work around fragrances, oil, potpourri, candles on a daily basis and be able to distinguish between subtle differences in color and fragrances. Must be available and able to travel on occasion.
There is no relocation assistance associated with this position.