New Product Development Lead

Tiffany & Co.
Pelham, New York, United States
Closing date
7 Jul 2023

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Full Time
Tiffany & Co. is one of the most legendary brands in the world today. The Tiffany Workshop in Pelham, NY is known throughout the world for its fine jewelry and illustrious collections that symbolize the essence of distinctive craftsmanship, quality, timeless beauty and expressions of joy.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.


The New Product Development Lead supports 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 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, 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 Development process for new products with a focus on major new launches New Style and event items through their their development lifecycle. This includes the intake of Critical Requirements, Tooling reviews, and Production Launch.
  • Responsible for timely communication of critical project information to key stakeholders, including Product Development, Internal Manufacturing and external vendors as each project may need.
  • Manage project timelines and organize resource requirements accordingly with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Ensure that all critical requirements are met for new products.
  • Provide cost estimates, and create final BOMs and Routes for new products
  • Provide cost estimates, and method of manufacture for special orders

Cross-functional Communication
  • Represent assigned projects at all PD cross functional meetings
  • Run all development process meetings and provide clear meeting summaries and updates throughout the project lifecycle
  • 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 and Inventory
  • Responsible for maintaining project timelines and tracking on-time delivery of samples, accuracy of costing and quality yields for all samples stages
  • Support Senior Project Leads for tracking internal sample management and WD/WN location.
  • Control of inventory assets (e.g. precious metals/stones) within your area(s) of responsibility in accordance with standard operating procedures (e.g. work order audit report)

  • Work safely at all times by consistently following safe work procedures for the position. Promptly report all incidents and safety issues to the supervisor/manager.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • 1 to 3 years of 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 Qualifications:
  • Minitab or equivalent skills
  • JDE or business equivalent ERP software experience

The hiring range for this position ranges from $74,035.00 - $100,165.00. The rate of pay offered will be dependent upon candidates' relevant skills and experience.

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