Product Manager - Roofing Division

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/15/17
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/15/17

Duties/Responsibilities, Core knowledge:

  • Participates in overall product strategy, research and development requirements, development, and manufacturing coordination for new and emerging products.
  • Coordinates technical product development, estimates of potential profits, and release to production.
  • Manages day-to-day progress of product.
  • Provides technical expertise and training to other departments in support of product development.
  • Conducts marketing analysis to develop product definitions.
  • Collaborates with a wide variety of functional areas such as sales, engineering, marketing, manufacturing, and operations to develop and provide product definitions responsive to customer needs and market opportunities.
  • Develops and maintains a prioritized list of customer and market requirements for product line(s).
  • Coordinates and develops marketing, sales, engineering, and financial plans for product line(s).
  • Provides financial and technical justification for product selection and definition.
  • Prepares product development objectives and schedules for all phases of product development and introduction to market.
  • Conducts market research and identifies and tracks market trends in company's industry.
  • Produces competitive analysis materials comparing product with its key competitors.
  • Identifies partnering opportunities for complementary third-party products to broaden company's product line.
  • Creates and manages alliances with manufacturers.
  • Participates in key sales situations for the product line(s).
  • Maintains communications and contacts to collect and analyze technical, financial, schedule, and sales information for product line.
  • Responsibilities will include any and all responsibilities deemed necessary by the Director of Market Initiatives.

Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Physical Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and five years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 4 years of product/market management experience and/or 3-5 years of experience in sales, marketing, R&D, technical service or manufacturing, with strong direct customer contact.
  • In-depth technical understanding and extensive hands-on knowledge of applications of products.  Intimate knowledge of product line.
  • Must have interpersonal versatility, well developed business acumen, and highly developed planning, problem solving, negotiating and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, sales and marketing staff, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Exceptional ability to analyze data and discern trends.  Ability to think creatively in order to address customer and product issues.
  • Ability to write/edit reports, business correspondence and marketing collateral. Ability to present information and effectively respond to managers, customers and sales / marketing staff. 
  • PC literate, with working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software
  • May require occasional overnight travel.  May also be required to visit Tremco plants and/or customer facilities.
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