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Posted: Monday, February 26, 2018 8:28 AM


Local commercial roofing manufacturer looking for a Product Manager. Full time, direct hire opportunity! Previous experience with industrial or construction products preferred. Candidate would be in charge of developing products by identifying potential products, conducting market research/developing marketing strategies, generating product requirements and determining specifications, production timetables, pricing, and time-integrated plans for product introduction. Salary based on experience and excellent benefits offered.
Duties include:
*Determines customers' needs and desires by specifying the research needed to obtain market information.

* Recommends the nature and scope of present and future product lines by reviewing product specifications and requirements; appraising new product ideas and/or product or packaging changes.

* Assesses market competition by comparing the company's product to competitors' products.

* Provides source data for product line communications by defining product marketing communication objectives.

* Obtains product market share by working with sales director to develop product sales strategies.

* Assesses product market data by calling on customers with field salespeople and evaluating sales call results.

* Provides information for management by preparing short-term and long-term product sales forecasts and special reports and analyses; answering questions and requests.

* Facilitates inventory turnover and product availability by reviewing and adjusting inventory levels and production schedules.

* Brings new products to market by analyzing proposed product requirements and product development programs; preparing return-on-investment analyses; establishing time schedules with engineering and manufacturing.

* Introduces and markets new products by developing time-integrated plans with sales, advertising, and production.

* Determines product pricing by utilizing market research data; reviewing production and sales costs; anticipating volume; costing special and customized orders.

* Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.

* Maintains product management staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.

* Maintains product management staff job results by counseling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.

* Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

* Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

-Bachelors degree in related field (Masters preferred)
-5 years+ in Product Management; including People Management, Understanding the Customer, Product Development, Requirements Analysis, Pricing, Planning, Competitive Analysis, Sales Planning, Inventory Control, Financial Planning and Strategy.

Interviewing immediately. Please submit resume or call (413) 317-7677 for more details.

• Location: Agawam, MA, Springfield

• Post ID: 54305257 springfield is an interactive computer service that enables access by multiple users and should not be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider. © 2018