Clearwater Paper Corporation

  • Product Development Coordinator

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    Location : Location
  • Overview

    Partners with Sales/Marketing, Technical/Quality, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and others to administer and support the product development process from initiation through commercialization.  This includes administering the project database, communicating project information, monitoring key target dates with cross-functional teams, maintaining trial calendars, ensuring trial readiness, and preparing project update reports. 


    Product Development Process

    • Monitor product development process from concept initiation through commercialization
    • Administer product development project database and ensure that any system issues are resolved in a timely manner for effective functioning of the system
    • Provide support for continuous improvement of the product development project database system and related processes
    • Assist in regular reporting on projects, including preparing and distributing reports
    • Assist in communications concerning timelines, progress, tasks, and project plans to meet deadlines
    • Ensure proper documentation of projects to assist in regular reporting
    • Work with project managers to provide guidance on process flow and train new system users as needed


    Trial Coordination

    • Ensure trial readiness with manufacturing, supply chain, and product development teams
    • Work with project managers to submit and receive authorization for manufacturing trials
    • Work with product development and manufacturing teams to ensure proper trial approvals, plans, and reports/documentation
    • Assist in regular reporting and communication of trials, including preparing and distributing reports on timelines, progress, plans, and tasks.
    • Maintain comprehensive trial calendar
    • Provide support for continuous improvement of the trial process and database system


    Quality & Technical Support and Improvement

    • Provide support to Quality, Technical, Sales, Marketing, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and others as needed to ensure customer expectations are understood, met, and any complaints resolved
    • Work with quality and technical team to identify, design, and implement improvements to quality systems, processes, procedures, documents, etc.



    • BS Degree in Engineering/Science, Business, Marketing, Management Technology, or equivalent education required
    • Minimum three (3) years of experience in a product development, quality, or related role


    • Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite.
    • Knowledge of developing and administering systems and databases
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Team oriented and ability to interact well with others
    • Effective planning and organizational skills with ability to manage multiple concurrent tasks
    • Project management
    • Critical thinking skills with attention to details

    Illustrative Essential Functions:

    • General office work – sitting, typing
    • Industrial Environment – subject to extreme heat and cold.
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) must be worn in the mill environment.
    • Noisy, dusty and working around moving equipment.
    • Some travel required, 5-10%


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