Description The Senior Manager, Product Sourcing and Development is an important member of the Supply Chain team in the achievement of established company initiatives for increased product offerings, process efficiency goals, revenue growth and increased profitability. This role engages both external manufacturing and internal manufacturing cross-functional teams on a regular basis. Responsibilities Collaborate closely with marketing and merchandising teams to source and develop new. products consistent with Company established aesthetic and quality visions, and to designated timelines. Work as a liaison between marketing and merchandising teams, and external and internal manufacturing partners, to achieve new product initiatives. Project management \/ drive to established time-lines for all new product initiatives. Manage the RFQ process with external and internal partners. Negotiate new product costs to align with established margin goals. Drive new product prototype development from creation to final approval. Team with Partner Managers to successfully transition new products and integrate them. Collaborate with the Regulatory Compliance and Product Safety team to ensure appropriate compliance, testing and labeling is in place prior to product launch. Attend trade shows as needed to determine and\/or validate market trends. Present new concepts and products to merchandising and marketing teams; via existing partner network or other resources. Education\/Experience 10 years\u2019 work experience in Product Development, Product Management or Production Minimum Bachelor\u2019s degree with emphasis in Business, Operations, Supply Chain or Merchandising and Buying Operations Manufacturing, Product Development and Supply Chain experience Ability to work cross-functionally to gain alignment and drive product decisions. Strong organizational and negotiation skills. Exceptional project management and communication skills. Experience in working with supplier and overseas manufactures to source and develop. products that meet quality and design requirements. Detail oriented. Thrives in a fast pace environment and able to multi-task. Knowledge of product testing and compliance helpful. Product Knowledge in the following categories helpful: Cut and Sew products General Gifting Children\u2019s Products Paper\/Stationery Goods\u00a0 Proficient in Outlook, Excel and Power Point.\u00a0
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At Shutterfly, Inc., our vision is to make the world a better place by helping people share life's joy. Through our portfolio of premium lifestyle brands – Shutterfly, Tiny Prints, Wedding Paper Divas, BorrowLenses, MyPubisher, and Groovebook – our mission is to deepen your personal connections with the people who matter most with unique, personalized photo products. We enrich the lives of millions by inspiring you to be creative in how you preserve your memories and share your stories. Our brands share a common vision that allows us to help you make memorable moments last a lifetime.