Tiffany & Co.

  • Project Lead- New Product Development

    Location US-RI-Cumberland
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/1/2018 3:53 PM)
    Req #
    37244
    Category
    Manufacturing
  • Overview

    SEEKING TOP TALENT TO CONNECT WITH OUR ICONIC BRAND

     

    Tiffany & Co. is one of the most legendary brands in the world today. With a history that spans back to 1837, Tiffany & Co is a jeweler and specialty retailer, whose merchandise offerings include an extensive selection of jewelry, as well as timepieces, sterling silverware, china, crystal, stationery, fragrances and accessories. Tiffany & Co. operates a manufacturing facility in Cumberland, RI where jewelry products unique to our company are crafted by a diverse workforce.

     

    Tiffany offers our employees the resources they need to be successful in an environment that recognizes and rewards creativity, innovation and dedication. We take great pride in helping each of our employees design an exciting future within our enduring tradition of excellence. At Tiffany & Co. an inspired career is life’s best accessory.

    Responsibilities

    The Project Lead- New Product Integration provides project management for all new products for internal manufacturing.   The responsibilities include the intake of new designs and soft prototypes and continues through tooling, hard prototype development and continues into the production launch. The Project Lead manages communication of critical project updates, issues, and developments to key stakeholders ranging from internal team members to key stakeholders in corporate. The Project Lead partners closely with Engineers, CAD, Manufacturing, and other project team members to develop best practice processes and carry the project cycle through completion in a timely manner with a focus on clear communication and accuracy in costing.

     

    New Product Process

    • Support New Product Integration process for new products with a focus on multi-sourced and line addition based projects and their their development lifecycle. This includes the intake of Critical Requirements, Tooling, Hard Prototype, Production Test Run, and Production Launch.
    • Responsible for timely communication of critical project information to key stakeholders, including Engineering, Product Development, Internal Manufacturing and external vendors as each project may need.
    • Ensure that all critical requirments are met for new products.
    • Provide cost estimates, and create final BOMs and Routes for new products

    Cross-functional Communication

    • Represent assigned projects at department meetings
    • Support the development of product package for all hand-off meetings
    • Partner with Manufacturing team for the development of all production tooling and fixtures that are needed for each new product
    • Primary contact for external component development as needed

    Reporting

    • Support Senior Project lead to help maintain project masterplans and tracking on-time delivery of samples, accuracy of costing and quality yields for all samples stages

    Qualifications

    Required:

    Bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent

    1 to 3  years related experience

    CAD familiarity

    Project management experience

    Strong communication skills: verbal, written and presentation

    Strong computer skills: Microsoft package (Word, Excel, Project)

    Ability to work in a team atmosphere

    Experience or training in statistical process analysis

    Ability to understand, communicate and create technical manufacturing documentation

     

    Preferred:

    Minitab or equivalent skills

    JDE or business equivalent enterprise resource planning software

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