ZWILLING J.A. Henckels Product Specialist, Seasonal Division in Pleasantville, New York
ZWILLING has been the gold standard for premium cutlery the world over for 290 years. Marrying the tradition of expert German engineering and stainless-steel know-how from our long history of knife-making and boasting a family of standard-setting brands such as STAUB and DEMEYERE, the ZWILLING group offers glassware, cast iron, nonstick and stainless-steel cookware, kitchen tools, including electrics and advanced food storage systems, and, of course, a wide spectrum of knives.
One of the world’s oldest trademarks, ZWILLING J.A. Henckels began in 1731 in Solingen, Germany — the “City of Blades.” The small, family-owned knife company has grown into the modern kitchen specialist. ZWILLING is an international industry leader that sells products in 100 countries. Respected as an innovator in the industry, ZWILLING remains rooted in the foundation upon which it was built: a tradition of quality and excellence forged nearly three centuries ago. This blend of cutting-edge technology, time-honored technique, exceptional standards, and skilled craftsmanship is our recipe for success.
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Product Specialist in the Seasonal department will collaborate and report directly to the Senior VP of Seasonal Department but will work in tandem with multiple department Product Managers.
Work closely with international teams including sourcing, manufacturing, and testing agencies to guide and maintain product timelines.
Own P&L for all seasonal products and new launches.
Build and maintain documentation used to coordinate cross-functional operations.
Communicate project timeline progression with international divisions including Germany, China, etc.
Work closely with department’s sales and marketing teams
Set up item SKUs, data, and pricing into internal IBS system.
Conduct competitive and new opportunity analysis on a regular basis.
Coordinate sample shipments to customers / vendors / suppliers
Test various products that have been / are being developed and create a result(s) recap to be shared with the team.
2-5 years of experience in similar roles
Experience working with imports
Basic knowledge in managing pricing, P&L’s and/or sales support role.
Bachelor’s degree in business management or related course of study
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to effectively manage and execute projects in a fast-paced environment with keen attention to details, accuracy, and timing.
Must be a self-starter with creativity and initiative.
Ability to communicate effectively and partner with cross-functional teams
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to manage multiple tasks with accuracy and timeliness.
No phone calls or recruiting agencies please.
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