RichmondCARecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Richmond jobs

Associate Product Line Manager

Company: Columbiasportswear
Location: Richmond
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

CALLING THOSE WHO LIKE TO GO A LITTLE OFF ROUTE---When our founders established the Bay as our base back in 1993, Mountain Hardwear was destined for a life of play. They wanted to make equipment and apparel that climbers and mountaineers could depend on-but they wanted to have fun doing it, too. We bring the same stoke we have in the mountains to the drawing board. We express our brand through climbing, but more importantly, through the culture that we as climbers, riders, artists, innovators, movers, shakers-(insert yourthinghere) create.Today, Mountain Hardwear is seeking an Associate Product Line Manager. You're already one of us. So why not just become one of us?ABOUT THE POSITIONThe Associate Product Line Manager is responsible for managing the seasonal assortment data, analyzing market information, and keeping the go to market tools current and accurate. This role will work closely with the rest of Product Management, Sales, Direct-to-Consumer, and Marketing teams to ensure the merchandising and product direction is executed. This role plays a key part in continued development and growth of the given category by providing support to the Product Line Manager as well as taking on stretch projects to push the category forward. Key responsibilities include data entry management and overall pre-season maintenance of PDM (PLM system) including communication of changes and continued accuracy of assortment plans. The Associate Product Line Manager helps to champion a product's introduction from conception through go-to-market launch and acts as the communication liaison on all details pertaining to the product line. HOWYOU'LLMAKE A DIFFERENCE

  • Help establish the merchandising position for the product creation process at regional and global levels.
  • Ensure assortment tools have correct product details and are cross-functionally distributed.
  • Work with the Product Line Managers to enter, update and maintain all data in PDM as well as Line Plan worksheets, and Line Architecture Tools.
  • Provide assistance in preparation for key meetings and deliverables; including sample management and preparing line sheets.
  • Partner with Marketing to disseminate information aiding in the creation of marketing collateral for distribution, i.e. hangtags, packaging, point-of-sale, etc.
  • Help ensure critical gates and dates in the process are met, data/updates are coordinated and fulfilled timely and per deadlines as assigned.
  • Participate in regional market trips and provide marketplace insights.
  • Initiate seasonal hind sighting and assortment analytics.YOU ARE
    • Knowledgeable of the global outdoor apparel consumer.
    • Strong in written and verbal communication with excellent presentation and organization skills.
    • Able to lead and influence others and to champion projects using problem solving, creativity, and ingenuity.YOUHAVE
      • Bachelor of Arts: Merchandising, Product Management, or Business preferred, or equivalent combination of years of experience and education.
      • 2-4 years of work experience, preferably in retail or product management.
      • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Illustrator.
      • Entrepreneurial approach to understand the assigned marketplace, including regional differences across diverse channels of distribution.Salary Range: $64,700 - $100,200 Annual**Pay decisions are determined by multiple factors, including what the market is paying, a candidate's capabilities and skills, years of experience, and internal equity.Work Model: This person will be expected to come onsite 2-3 days a week and on an as needed basis.To learn more about our hiring process during COVID-19, click .#LI-HS1#LI-HybridOur purpose is to build essential gear for climbers, mountaineers, and outdoor athletes. Mountain Hardwear expedition tents have summited more of the world's highest peaks than any other brand. This level of technical precision inspires everything we do. Every stitch deliberate, every angle precise, every fabric tested, so that function and comfort are built with intent. Over and over. Mountain Hardwear, Inc., founded in 1993 and based in Richmond, CA, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Columbia Sportswear Company and distributes its products through specialty outdoor retailers in the United States and 34 countries worldwide.This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.At Columbia Sportswear Company (CSC), we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. CSC believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Keywords: Columbiasportswear, Richmond , Associate Product Line Manager, Executive , Richmond, California

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest California jobs by following @recnetCA on Twitter!

Richmond RSS job feeds