Sr Sample Mgmt Specialist

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Sep 21, 2017
Oct 28, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time
Job Title: Senior Sample Management Coordinator - PG 2 non-exempt

Pyramid: Product Design & Development

Primary Function - This is an entry level position responsible for supporting PD&D & Project Management team.  Gain knowledge of product development & PD&D through hands on Sample Management experience aided by systems such as Flex PLM and GroveSite.

Principle Duties & Responsibilities

Sample Management

·Responsible for organizing samples for PD&D and CFT meetings

·Ensures all samples are complete for milestone meetings & they are maintained and movedas needed

·Unpacking sample shipments from vendors & checks them in using Grovesite, Flex PLM or other systems

·Opens, stamps, sorts and delivers submits to Project Analysts, PDS's, TD's, PDM's, designers and textile designers

·Assists in preparing samples for other meetings or set ups as needed

·Assist with maintaining sample room; remove sample tags for donation bit, etc.

·Manages approval storage for department

oPrepares samples for storage

oMaintains accurate inventory

oPulls samples from storage when needed

oPurges samples when they are no longer needed

Team Duties

·Assists PD&D with general team support on moving samples

·Creates process improvements and efficiencies for sample management

·Monitors product development calendar to proactively anticipate sample support needs

·Ensures appropriate technology & tools are available for meetings including laptops and projectors

·Coordinates currier services between buildings as needed

·Coordinates shipment of samples and packages from Target to business partners as needed


Reports to Product Development Manager

Internal and External Partnerships

·Project Manager

·Product Development Manager

·PD&D Technical Designers & Engineers

·PD&D Designers

·PD&D Textile Designers

·PD&D Fabric/Trim Team


·Packaging Team



·High School Diploma or equivalent

·Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·Excellent organizational skills & ability to prioritize

·Multi-task oriented

·High sense of urgency / initiative / proactive

·Ability to lift 50 lbs.

·Ability to work in collaborative team environment and manage relationships with team and key business partners

·Strong interpersonal skills

·Excellent Attention to Detail

·Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook)

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