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Jr. Product Development Manager - Consumer Products in Woodcliff Lake, NJ at Amscan

Date Posted: 1/29/2023

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/29/2023
  • Pay Range
    $0.00 - $0.00 per hour

Job Description

Party City Holdco Inc. (PCHI) is a global leader in the celebrations industry. A vertically integrated designer, manufacturer, distributor, and retailer, PCHI offers consumer party goods in more than 100 countries around the world.

PCHI team members demonstrate a daily commitment to the company's Brand Purpose: to inspire joy by making it easy for customers to create unforgettable memories by connecting them to everything they need for life's many celebrations.

PCHI operates multiple business divisions, including the Retail Division and the Consumer Products Division. On the retail side, Party City (partycity.com) is a leading omnichannel retailer in the celebrations category, operating more than 800 company-owned and franchise stores throughout North America. Additional Halloween City (halloweencity.com) pop-up storefronts are also located throughout North America seasonally. Comprising the Consumer Products Group are design and manufacturing entities Amscan, an industry leader across multiple celebrations goods and costumes, and Anagram, a dominant player in balloons.

Job Overview:

The Jr. Product Manager is a member of the cross functional team (or POD) responsible for supporting the overall execution of the product development cycle. This is an entry level role focused on developing the individuals’ proficiency in all product development systems and processes.  The role includes data management and integrity, timeline management, product and packaging sample management, and related tasks designed to support the product development process.

Job Requirements

Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • Responsible for data input integrity in Product Lifecycle Management system
  • Communicate and maintain the product development plan to ensure timely task completion
  • Import and export data from various spreadsheets and databases
  • Communicates with external & internal customers; provide direction to vendors
  • Fields requests regarding product development status
  • Produces and manages price margin charts
  • Manages product samples

 

 

 

Leadership Competencies:

 

Uber Curious

We are passionately CURIOUS, self-aware and receptive to feedback. There are no dumb questions. We are eager to learn from others, celebrate a-ha moments & apply new insights daily. We continuously seek new ways of working to improve ourselves and the business, to push boundaries and to learn from our mistakes.

 

Contagiously Collaborative

We work together as a team; we share, challenge and build together. We exude high energy and passion for our work. We are influential, and ADAPTABLE to the needs of others. We can see across PCHI and know how our work impacts others. We demonstrate a “One PCHI”, enterprise mindset in managing our work and breaking down silos. We work cross functionally and act INCLUSIVELY in how we make decisions and define new ways of working.

 

Gets Epic Results

We think big & then make it happen. We visibly and actively lead PCHI’s purpose, promise and priorities by engaging key stakeholders and employees in an effort to keep moving forward. We are agile. Our nimble approach to work allows us to INNOVATE, take risks and find new ways to deliver faster for our customers. We lead transformations. We utilize resources to take action and remove obstacles. We are DECISIVE and get important things done.

Skills Required:

 

  • Excel & Microsoft Office Skills

 

Business Acumen:

Experience or knowledge in the product development lifecycle with an understanding of business math and financial metrics.  Ability to use data analytics to guide decisions & judgment.

 

Problem Solving:

 

Strong data management and project management skills required. The ability to find solutions and remove obstacle are required; understands the impact of decisions

 

Scope:

 

  • No direct reports

 

Qualifications:

  • College Degree Required
  • 0-2 years of experience
  • Some exposure to or education in Product Management or Merchandising preferred
  • Minimal travel as business needs dictate

Expected Salary Range: $53,000- $65,000

The salary range offered for this position is a good faith description of the expected salary range this role will pay. PCHI reserves the right to pay more or less than the stated range based on a variety of factors such as experience, geography, etc.

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