The Product Manager will be instrumental in the development of new products targeted to our core consumers. The candidate will help in the ideation and selection of new products for the various lines of the Ag & Vehicle team in order to achieve the company’s financial plans. The Product Manager will work closely with cross functional team members (marketing, design, graphics, packaging and sales) to bring new products to market in a timely and efficient manner.
Minimum of 2 - 5 years’ work experience in Product Development
2 year technical schooling. BA/BS degree preferred, but not required
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
Experience in die cast and injection molding a plus
Proven ability to manage multiple projects in a dynamic environment
Proven track record of self-motivation and working in a team environment
Excellent written/verbal, interpersonal, time management and quantitative skills
Experience in consumer packaged goods a plus.
Manages the development of new products that meet cost and timeline objectives
Evaluates new product concepts to ensure strategic objectives are met and provides constructive feedback to the design team
Evaluates the feature/benefit and price/value relationship compared to the competition
Partners with cross functional team members to resolve cost and schedule issues to ensure on-time delivery to customers
Analysis and Action
Develops a thorough understanding of how category and product performance impact company financials
Manages product lifecycle to maximize ROI
Reviews products for item performance and makes meaningful recommendations for improvements
We offer our employees a diverse work environment in addition to:
Short and long-term disability
401(k) with company match
Paid Time Off
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Health care reimbursement account
Dependent care reimbursement account
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications of employees assigned to this classification.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.
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