Welcome to Ross Stores, Inc., where our differences make us stronger… At Ross and dd’s, inclusion is a way of life. As part of the Ross family you will experience: A respectful culture embedded with collaborative partnerships and humility Opportunities to give back to your community through national charities, local volunteer initiatives, and our Ross Cares Fund A significant investment in your career through extensive onboarding programs, continuous learning opportunities, ongoing development and the opportunity to work with engaged and knowledgeable industry leaders About this opportunity ....A Product Technician at Ross drives management and execution of samples and design/product development for product area in partnership with Merchants, Sample team and Sourcing if applicable. Trains, develops, and directs the workload of direct report to provide support and technical expertise to Merchant and Sample team partners.Oversee Technical Work for Product Area : Advise, provide, and manage product details on sampling and production to ensure that Merchant's vision for product is achieved Collaborate with departmental leaders on vendor scorecarding to assess results, and if requested, provide Merchants with proposed solutions to quality and/or fit concerns Collaborate with departmental leadership on comprehensive competitive and/or internal analysis of fit, grading and construction guidelines to support Merchants Proactively partner with manager and Fashion Office to advise Merchants on any technical considerations/concerns resulting from current trend information Technical Training : Create and update course materials and other training content, facilitate ongoing trainings as needed, and lead follow-up support and assessment of training needs for Merchant and Sample team members Train Sample team members to support the Merchants with the technical approval process of their product area with focus on fit and construction, prep for fit sessions, sample evaluation, and communications to vendors on adjustments required Train and guide Merchants and the Sample team members on using live model and fit forms to support the review of product as applicable Manage Technical Design Process for Direct Product (as applicable): Oversee the fit, quality and construction of product throughout the development life cycle, from inspiration to tech pack through production Ensure product integrity through consistent size and fit standards, grade rules, construction and quality standards, blocks and tech pack templates Partner with Merchant and Sourcing teams on product direction and fit intent; develop tech packs with clear garment construction and fit direction to vendors and/or review vendor submissions. Here's a peek into what you can expect as an eligible Ross Associate: A broad range of affordable health insurance options*, 401(k) with employer match*, life insurance* Ample PTO, paid holidays, and Summer Fridays, as well as the opportunity to purchase additional vacation* Employee stock purchase plan* Charitable donations matched by Ross Stores Foundation Enhanced maternity and bonding leaves with 100% income replacement* Parent support programs And more.... * eligibility may vary based on level and tenure, subject to changeAt Ross & dd's we care about our Associates and the communities we serve. We are committed to building diverse teams and an inclusive culture that respects, values and celebrates the diversity of backgrounds, identities, and ideas of those who work and shop with us.Ross will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance.#LI-MG1Create an account to see the full posting, access our search engine, and more.