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Product Manager

Company Name:
Career Transitions, LLC
Career Transitions, LLC is working with a client in Warsaw, IN who is seeking a Product Manager. The client
has been in business for 100+ years and is the #1 manufacturer in their industry. This is a full-time, direct hire
position.

SUMMARY: Manage all aspects of multiple existing product categories to maximize identified product sales to
worldwide markets while meeting profit objectives. Champion product launch process by collaborating with
cross-functional groups to integrate new products.
DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
Be the product expert and champion for assigned categories
Create and articulate the vision for new products within established lines
Research new global markets and new products and help define market opportunities
Prioritize product opportunities based on research and long-term growth and profitability
Plan new products by gathering global customer and market requirements
Identify superior customer value, technological advantages, or patent opportunities
Conduct in-depth strategic analysis
Develop and maintain the business case for product launches
Research and generate product cost budgets
Work with Marketing to develop marketing plans and strategies for new and existing products
Support sales team in launching new products, markets, and channels
Establish, implement and control ongoing pricing plans
Coordinate product launches with product training and promotion strategies
Monitor and give guidance to sales for target-market top-line growth
Meet product profitability objectives and relentlessly work to improve margin performance
Evangelize new products at customer calls, trade shows and other showcase opportunities
Identify redesign and cost reduction opportunities
Support the Global Supply Chain in meeting inventory management objectives
Track competitive products and prepare appropriate competitive strategies
Develop multi-year product plan designed to achieve Company growth goals
Understand workplace hazards and take steps to proactively prevent and report hazards or injuries in the workplace. Cooperate in Safety Programs, initiatives, and investigations.
Demonstrate our five core values of Integrity, Customer Responsiveness, Innovation, Passionate Contribution & Empowerment and Continuous Improvement
JOB REQUIREMENTS
Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Excellent project management and planning skills, while providing high attention to details
Analytical ability to make accurate feature/benefit/value comparisons
Mechanical aptitude, ability to interpret standards, specifications, procedures, drawings, etc.
Outstanding interpersonal, oral presentation and written communication skills to interact with internal contacts and outside customers and prospects; professional presence and behavior

Proven ability to build solid customer relationships; demonstrated ability to be customer focused and responsive to questions and needs in a deadline driven environment
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with all organizational levels
Ability to demonstrate flexible and efficient time management and to appropriately prioritize workload based upon organization or department needs
Proven ability to train and motivate employees at all levels, as well as follow-through effectively with cross-functional team members
Must possess high degree of professionalism and ability to handle confidential information
Must have the ability to make recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues, by using judgment that is consistent with standards, practices, policies, procedures, regulation or governmental law
Ability to work in a team environment, and leverage additional resources as needed
Computer literate (MS Office, e-mail, etc.), especially Excel
Minimum Education and Experience Required:
Bachelors degree in marketing or related technical degree with a minimum of three (3) years experience in technical product management; or combination of relevant education and experience
P
revious work experience in areas relevant to the assigned technology

Special Job Requirements:
Requires frequent availability and communication during non-standard business hours to communicate with global team members
Must be available for international travel
Preferred Qualifications:
MBA
International experience
Previous intellectual property (patent, trademark) experience





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