Thursday , February 9 2023

Argos Warehouse Jobs – Product Developer

Website Argos

Job Description:

In Sainsbury’s Development Team. We ensure that we are the ambassadors for developing great products that will delight and excite our customers and that really deliver on quality and value. We’re a big, friendly team who work with our Cross-category teams and our large supplier base to identify trends that will help our customers get the right products at the right price, while having the least negative impact on our environment. After all, customers are at the heart of everything we do.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage the end-to-end process of design generation; ensuring compliance to all steps & documentation; writing design briefs that are customer-insight led; accountable for product titles, sub-copy & photography that drive customer appeal, and deciding on labelling (e.g. health claims) & cooking instructions that are right for the target customer
  • Accountable for accuracy of customer-facing product information, such as product title, sub-title, cooking instructions and claims (e.g. health claims) on-pack & Sainsbury’s Online, eliminating inconsistencies & errors
  • Deliver of product requirements from our Net Zero commitments, such as driving nutritional improvements and supporting the delivery of packaging targets
  • Utilise all insights available, e.g. Nectar (Customer), Hunter (Trends), Commercial Metrics, to inform Gate 1 strategy, project objectives, Product Briefs, and in PIRs/Gate 5s to ensure we are driving quality & distinctiveness in the areas where it matters most to our customers, and are capitalising on new & emerging trend opportunities
  • Lead the creation & delivery of the Product Brief for all new & improved products, ensuring alignment internally & with suppliers on objectives, and accountable for ensuring the critical path set is achievable, whilst making sure to challenge timelines where appropriate to deliver at pace
  • Working with the Category Development Manager, cross-functional teams & suppliers to shape & deliver the Product Plan for your sub-category areas, ensuring compliance to all Gated Process requirements & documentation
  • Keep up to date on trends and understand what is happening in the market place and competitive set and use to inform the category teams and drive the innovation
  • Be the custodian of customer experience/quality through identifying & setting customer quality measures for all products developed, ensuring this is customer-insight led, e.g. online reviews, panelling reports & customer complaints

Job Requirements:

  • Degree or equivalent in relevant discipline
  • Passionate about new trends & delivering innovation
  • Good knowledge of manufacturing & quality management principles
  • Good project management & planning skills
  • Demonstrates strong drive & influencing skills to work effectively in cross-functional teams
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Experience of product development from retail, manufacturing, food service or equivalent
  • Ability to interpret and analysis data
  • A clear targeted personal development plan to enhance judgement, drive & influencing skills
  • Commercial awareness and cost structure knowledge

Job Details:

Company: Argos

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: London, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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