Product Manager

Stanley Black & Decker   •  

Towson, MD

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


5 - 7 years

Posted 75 days ago

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Job Description

Job Specifications:

  • Create the strategic product plan for critical Power Tool Accessory categories including developing and updating the 3 yr product road. This will require situational assessment, competitive overview, strategic goals, portfolio analysis and action plans.
  • Manage and grow existing business: create plans to increase sales of existing categories and identify cost reduction/value improvement opportunities.
  • Create and execute end-user based research to build a clear understanding of all relevant product applications becoming the product expert for all categories.
  • Lead the cross functional team throughout the entire lifecycle of product development which includes the ability to facilitate and coordinate a diverse group of teams including, engineering, channel, brand, graphics, sourcing, manufacturing, legal, finance, supply, and quality teams.
  • Develop and present strategic product and commercial plan to key retailers that increase market share.
  • Demonstrate a strong track record of developing and executing successful product plans that are on time and at cost while actively managing risk.
  • Actively communicate status of projects to all project stakeholders, which include the cross functional team and senior management.
  • Develop all marketing materials including packaging, presentations, merchandising and other collateral in order to commercially launch new products.
  • Work closely with the global team to deliver projects that drive NPD in EANZ and GEM.
  • Prepare financial analysis for portfolio evaluation and decision making.
  • Conduct comprehensive pricing analysis which drives product positioning in market place relative to competition and margin targets.
  • Participate in forecasting/capacity planning with channel, sales, and supply chain.
  • Perform competitive tracking analysis and market data collection.
  • Improve good/bad sku ratio, eliminate E&O and achieve/maintain a 98% service level by working with the operations team.
  • Develop, mentor and manage direct reports

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree in Business required, with Marketing major preferred
  • 6+ years of sales/marketing experience; Product Marketing experiencepreferred
  • Consumer Goods or power tool industry experiencerequired
  • Ability to multi-task and be able to lead and interact with cross functional teams
  • Strong written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Excellent strategic planner and strategic thinker
  • Proven track record of driving sales and achieving goals
  • Demonstrate a consistent, dependable and positive work ethic
  • Critical thinking and problem solving ability: synthesize findings from analysis and draw conclusions
  • Interest and willingness to travel
  • Demonstrated knowledge of key financial metrics including strong financial/budget management skills
  • Strong project management skills, solid analytical skills and attention to detail
  • High proficiency with office productivity software, particularly Power Point, Outlook, Excel, Word, SAP, and BW.
  • Ability to travel for business including work on residential and commercial jobsites is required.

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