• PLM Coordinator

    Job Locations US-MI-Rockford
    Job Function
    Product - Brand
    Min. Exp.(Yrs)
    Full Time
  • General Function


    Wolverine founder G.A. Krause was a third generation leather tanner and boot maker who prided himself on crafting fine leathers that in turn created comfortable and durable footwear. He founded a company in 1883 that would soon revolutionize the industry with the Wolverine 1000 Mile Shoe. Since the very beginning, Wolverine has been committed to the highest quality materials, painstaking attention to detail and innovative methods of shoemaking. Today, the company honors its heritage with the Wolverine 1000 Mile and Wolverine Since 1883 Collections, taking inspiration from its own archival patterns and making footwear with the fine craftsmanship and timeless style that have been hallmarks of the brand for more than 130 years. Wolverine is the brand that uniquely binds American ingenuity and craftsmanship. We are born of work…hard work.


    Provides assistance to the Wolverine product team in administering and coordinating samples and materials to maintain a timely and smooth transition for new product from inception through commercialization.

    Primary Duties

    • Supports data management in various systems including PLM, SAP, BW, and Syndicated Data etc.
    • Completes material requests and PLM tracking reports as requested by Design or Management.  Communicate tracking reports with Asia as well as manages tracking spreadsheet.
    • Compiles and enters all product materials approvals into PLM and ensures all are communicated with Asia sourcing team.
    • Supports and maintains lab testing data and ensures all appropriate tests are documented.
    • Assures milestone samples are shipped from the factories. Coordinates instructions for milestones sample shipping with product development and marketing while providing communication to the samples department.
    • Coordinates product on-site and off-site meetings.  Book rooms, catering and serves as on-site point person to ensure meeting success.
    • Confirms all sample products after line closings.
    • Manage the category global line list as it pertains to sample forecasting, analyzing and ordering of new products.
    • Maintain sample and material tracking reports and manages correspondences regarding reports.
    • Maintains all costing and BOM sheets ensuring final correct sheets are saved appropriately.
    • Performs duties consistent with the company’s AAP/EEO goals and policies.
    • Performs other duties as required/assigned by manager.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
    • 1-3 years of apparel or footwear product experience
    • Excellent organizational skills.
    • Good problem solving and analytical skills.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Proficient with personal computers.
    • Able to work under pressure.
    • Adobe Illustrator or InDesign experience a plus
    • Excellent Attention to Detail
    Normal office environment.

    Committed to a diverse workforce, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled).


    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills which may be required.


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