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Regis Corporation

Product Development Specialist

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Employer
Regis Corporation
Posted
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Closes
Friday, January 11, 2013
Ref
13333-310
Location
Edina, MN
Employment Status

Further information

Private Label

Product Development Specialist

Responsibilities:

Product Development: Individual will initiate all product development requests to the manufacturers' and manage the development process through to the product launch. Includes sourcing of fragrances, components, and manufacturer testing and evaluation. Maintains accurate records of all pertinent item information.

Product Testing and Evaluation: Responsible for the testing of new products. Coordinates testing program with the field and Education and will maintain accurate test result data. Evaluates potential of launching a new product.

Art Work and Copy Management: Responsible for managing requests to Marketing for art work and copy. Ensures accuracy of all written copy for packaging, cartons, and promotions.

Packaging Regulations: Maintains and updates all regulatory information for Private Label products. Researches any new laws and regulations in the market and works with Regulations Contacts to ensure all product and packaging laws are executed in a timely basis.

Promotional Planning: Manages packaging, retail, and GWP sourcing and process flow for all promotions.

Trend Research: Researches trends and works with vendors to determine product for testing and upcoming launches. Maintains knowledge on fashion and personal care product trends. Conceptualize new product development and improvement of current products or lines.

Vendor Meetings: Coordinates vendor meetings to review vendor performance, sales analysis, and product development.

Sales Analysis: Analyzes item, category, and promotional sales of Private Label lines and competition on a monthly basis.

Requirements:

Four year college degree

Product Development, H&B experience

Minimum of 1-3 years related experience

Knowledge of JDA, JDE, Excel, Word, and Lotus Notes Programs

Excellent oral/written communication and organizational skills

Must be detail oriented

Minimum two year requirement in position

Regis Corporation

Regis Corporation, headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is the beauty industry's global leader in beauty salons and cosmetology education.