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Assistant Manager, Strategic Product Planning and Development (Hair Appliance and Accessory Category)

Job Title: Assistant Manager, Strategic Product Planning and Development (Hair Appliance and Accessory Category)
Our Client: A Consumer Product Company
Country: United States
Location: Port Washington, NY
Specialisation: Human Resources & Back Office Operation
Job Reference: 5186
Contact Person: Leah SHI Senior Recruitment Consultant
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Job Published: 2024-04-12


Assistant Manager, Strategic Product Planning and Development

About Our Client

Top leader in Beauty Industry

Job Summary

This position is responsible for a wide range of new product development processes from initial conceptualization through market research/design/manufacture to product launching. This position focuses on the hair accessory and tools category.

Job Description

  • Brainstorm ideas to develop new products.
  • Review POS data, and sales analysis to have a good grasp of market needs.
  • Market research to understand/read current trends.
  • Design sketches for new products, and obtain similar samples to begin sourcing.
  • Get quotations and samples from vendors. Check quality and cost. Compare if we have reasonable COG.
  • Create Smartsheet project, kickoff PPT, and quote comparison to officially submit newly launching items’ plan.
  • Open CSR for package design. Brainstorm concepts and share them with the creative team.
  • Constantly communicate with vendors to ensure the project gets going and production quality. Check the initial production schedule, ETA/ETD.
  • Constantly communicate with other departments to inform any changes, issue PO, approve new items, and promote the items with good strategy.
  • Search for new qualified vendors. If a new vendor is found, submit a new vendor request and perform a new vendor audit.
  • Discuss and survey the product with consumers through vendors.
  • Surveys could be done on many criteria, such as colors and functions of products.
  • Complete system setup (SAP).


  • Bachelor degree
  • high passion in Beauty products

What's On Offer

  • PTO
  • Insurance
  • VISA

Apply online or feel free to contact us directly for more information about the opportunity. Due to the high volume of applicant, we regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Thank you for your understanding.

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