Technical Designer

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Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Apr 07, 2018
Closes
Apr 25, 2018
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: Develops and executes the technical development process that ensures product adherence to defined quality standards established for specific Target owned brands. Under the overall direction of the Lead or Senior, interprets designer's concepts and ushers product through its development lifecycle and provides technical product guidance to Design, Sourcing and Merchant Teams.Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals.  You'll take the lead as you…
  • Provide technical expertise to merchants during line development on the product dimension and construction specification for all owned brand merchandise
  • Work with Product Managers, Merchants, Design, and Trend, to develop cost effective product consistent with appropriate brand positioning while recommending any improvements to quality and construction
  • Provide manufacturer with thorough and accurate dimension and construction specifications.  This includes:  creative technical drawings, and recommending construction and seam enhancements
  • Communicate with manufacturer and troubleshoots to resolve issues pertaining to manufacturer limitations
  • Develop relationships with vendors' technical staffs to expedite construction problems during development or production
  • Work with Designer and Trend to ensure trends are interpreted properly in the production of owned label products
Requirements
  • 4-year Degree in Engineering/Manufacturing Management/Design
  • At least three years in a product development role (manufacturing/retail) with working knowledge of basic costing principles and their applications to product design
  • Experience in writing of product technical specifications and product evaluation
  • Ability to apply manufacturing construction techniques
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills
  • Self motivated, team player with strong communication skills

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