|For the past 160 years the Orvis name has stood for a passion for the outdoors, and customer satisfaction. The Rod & Tackle team is seeking a Product Developer responsible for the development, growth, and profit of key Orvis fly fishing sub categories of Waders, Wading Footwear, Outerwear and Vests/Packs. We are looking for an individual with project management, design and development experience and a passion to develop great products that solve problems by driving innovation, quality and performance. This individual will have background and experience in the outdoor market, with a keen interest in fly fishing. The ideal candidate will be organized, self-managed, and have the ability to work collaboratively to accomplish goals. At Orvis, we do not sell what we, ourselves, would not be proud to own or give as a gift. Our Associates deserve to be proud of our service and our products, and we rely on each and every associate to apply our “pride of ownership” credo to drive our product quality and innovation.
This position reports to the Divisional Merchandise Manager – Rod & Tackle. The position will also interface with our Retail, Consumer Direct and Wholesale Merchandising teams, Rod & Tackle Analyst, Inventory Management, Sourcing, Quality Assurance, Marketing, Creative and vendors, reps and buying agents. It is an individual contributor role and does not involve supervision of other Associates. This is an exempt/ salary position.
About Orvis – www.orvis.com
In 1856, Charles Orvis founded the Orvis Company in Manchester, Vermont, offering the finest fly fishing equipment, and priding himself on customer satisfaction and service. Today, along with our world famous fly-fishing gear, Orvis offers distinctive clothing, home furnishings, gifts, and dog products. Each item is rooted in our heritage of authenticity and the outdoors, and is backed with a no-questions-asked guarantee. As the longest-running mail order business in the United States, and with our flagship retail store located in the same Vermont village as the original store since 1856, we offer experience and knowledge that no other retail company can. Each day we strive to apply what we know and learn to bring our customers even better service and products tomorrow.
Orvis is headquartered in beautiful Southwestern Vermont with major operations in Roanoke, Virginia and the U.K. We firmly believe that the only way for Orvis to achieve its vision to be the most respected lifestyle brand in America, is to have a company culture that is supportive and inspiring to the individuals that will get us there.
Orvis offers competitive compensation commensurate with scope of responsibilities and experience required; plus a comprehensive benefits package including medical/dental/vision coverage, life insurance, 401K with a company match, generous Associate Discounts, and other excellent benefits.