Product Manager


Agawam, MA

5 - 7 years

Posted 210 days ago

  by    Courtney Harrington

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Commercial roofing manufacturer looking for a Product Manager to add to their team. Full time, direct hire opportunity! Previous experience with industrial or construction products preferred. Seeking a candidate with knowledgable experience in new product development. Duties would include being 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. Competitive salary 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. 

$80K - $110K