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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 10/25/2016

Coach, Inc. New York, NY

New York, NY
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Coach was founded in 1941 as a family-run workshop, and today is a leading New York design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle collections. We attribute the prominence of the Coach brand to the unique combination of our original American attitude and design, our heritage of fine leather goods and custom fabrics, our superior product quality, and our commitment to the customer experience.

At Coach, we bring together strong, collaborative people in a culture of mutual respect, support, accountability, and passion for the brand and product. Our goal is to offer an inspirational and modern workplace that allows for exceptional talent to thrive.

Primary Purpose:

Support and drive the development process encompassing sample management, design aesthetic, quality, margin requirement, and time line.

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in Product Development to
Create, manage, and communicate all development activities through ecVision sample module, development log, and material/hardware matrixes.
Ensure all corporate deadlines adhere to the Product Development Timeline (PDT)
Act as knowledge sharing hub/conduit for information. Own Communication on development with cross-functional and overseas teams.
Manage design card handoff meetings and ensures details are consistent across silhouettes and Retail/Outlet.
Coordinates the sending of development packages to overseas partners.
Partner with cross-functional teams to procure sampling materials for all development milestones.
Own proto sample approval process, related systems, and design review meeting schedule.
Support material approvals and resolution of do not purchase/TBDs to meet Matrix validation.
Own creation, maintenance, locking and validating of Material and Hardware Matrix.
Own creation, maintenance, and reporting of product sample request.
Manage and track Wear Test and fit for purpose sample requests.
Supports the initiation and management of PBVR & product revision notice.
Manage product functionality details in Tools of the Trade.
Support and manage all costing activities in ecVision costing module.
Implement and coordinate projects and initiatives aimed at improving margins.
Ensure yields are confirmed to support costing process and RMRP

The accomplished individual will possess
Strong sense of teamwork and ability to multitask.
Possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Analytical problem solving.
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
Strong presentation skills; able to represent department in cross functional settings.
Able to perform efficiently in a high pressure, fast paced environment

An outstanding professional will have
BS Degree
1-3 years experience in a product development Bags or Accessories preferred
Proficiency with Excel, Outlook and Illustrator

Coach is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant s or employee s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. *LI-CA Visit Coach at