Product Specialist

  • location: Framingham, MA
  • type: Temporary
  • salary: $18 per hour
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Product Specialist

Our client in Framingham is hiring for a 3+month contract position - a Product Specialist. This position is strictly contract, pays $18/hr, and is M-F 9am-5pm.

In this position, you will play an important role in the product quality approval process as well as assist with daily activities within the merchandising functions. You will collaborate with experienced merchandising associates and managers, such as with VP's, buyers, planning and allocation, and vendors on a daily basis.

Responsibilities:
Responsibilities and deliverables may include but are not limited to:
Play an active role in the product approval process
Maintain detailed spreadsheets tracking sample timelines and vendor compliance
Communicate with buyers and vendors on a regular basis
Attend buyer style outs and strategy meetings
Participate in vendor meetings to review our expectations and standards on the product approval process; may require some domestic travel
General office support (filing, opening packages, hanging samples, purging samples)
Each Product Specialist will receive, hands-on experience to facilitate learning, while given a high degree of individual responsibility.

Working hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated self-starters, with the ability to prioritize effectively, be proactive, flexible, and demonstrate a strong bias for action in a fast-paced professional environment. Additional skills include:
Candidates interested in Corporate Merchandising / Buying and Product Development
Individuals who have an interest in trends, a good eye for style, and most importantly demonstrate strong attention to detail
Students with strong communication skills who enjoy collaboration and working on a team
Self-starters who can multi-task in a fast-paced environment and have strong organizational skills
Knowledgeable in Excel, and Microsoft office suite

Qualifications:
Please apply directly to this posting if you are interested in this position!

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