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Product Developer, Pollen Gear

Location: Hermosa Beach, CA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Greenlane, founded in 2005 is the leading distributor of premium brands in the burgeoning head shop, smoke shop, and dispensary channels. We devise bespoke go-to-market solutions as well as sales and marketing strategies for the best products in the industry and aid their manufacturers at every turn of the product life cycle. We have operations in seven North American cities including six highly automated distribution centers. We also own and operate several leading e-commerce websites, and brick and mortar retail outlets. We work in a fast-paced and competitive industry that demands hard work and dedication, but we have built a unique company culture that allows our growing team of more than two hundred to support our success, each other, and surpass our goals all while having fun.

We offer competitive salaries and benefits, including healthcare and 401k with match, plus perks like a gym membership, super healthy snacks made fresh daily, and more. Greenlane promotes from within, allowing driven candidates the ability to earn progressive roles and responsibilities.


Job Duties


The Product Developer for Pollen Gear will support and oversee the development of our new products and will take ownership of the design-to-production development cycle. Working closely with the Industrial Designers and global supply chain partners, the Product Developer will oversee the development to ensure that products are on schedule, within cost, and meet specified requirements.  They are expected to efficiently communicate with overseas partners and to problem-solve any issues that arise during the development process. They will need to keep track of multiple projects simultaneously to ensure timely product launches. The Product Developer is also expected to be on the cutting edge of materials and production capabilities to present to the design team for innovation on future designs.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with designers & factories to develop products within specified timelines & budgets.
  • Develop process improvements to ensure product quality and productivity.
  • Communicate new product ideas and concepts to Factories and Sourcing Teams.
  • Negotiating with vendors, improving productions costs, and meeting demanding objectives and deadlines.
  • Communicate daily with overseas and domestic agents, factories and suppliers.
  • Coordinate with Designers in preparing product design documents and specifications.
  • Ensure that products meet specified requirements during development.
  • Review and recommend changes to current product development processes.
  • Maintain expert knowledge on product development procedures.
  • Maintain product requirements, technical and functional documentations, and cost charts for reference purposes.
  • Analyze and troubleshoot product issues during development.
  • Work with management on development plans, budgets and schedules.
  • Provide Design team with new process, materials, and techniques to support innovation on new product designs.
  • Develop cost reduction initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned by manager or designee.


Qualifications & Skills Requirements

  • 2+ year’s experience in a product development / production management role.
  • Basic manufacturing knowledge & ability to understand 2d & 3d technical documents.
  • Exceptional attention to detail & organized record keeping.
  • Understanding and experience using general project management software.

Preferred skills

  • Fluent in Mandarin.
  • Adobe suite (Photoshop & Illustrator).
  • Experience working with Eco- friendly materials.


Physical Requirements

  • Work is performed while standing, sitting and/or walking.
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