Product Manager in Towson, MD

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

Stanley Black & Decker   •  

Towson, MD 21204

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


5 - 7 years

Posted 9 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Who is Stanley Black & Decker?

We are the leader in tools and security. We are Stanley Tools. We are DEWALT. We are Mac Tools. We are Vidmar. And we are much more. We are the doors that protect you at airports. We are the lock and deadbolt on your front door. We are the hydraulic breakers that rescue trapped earthquake survivors. We are the people on the phone in an emergency. No matter where you live, what car you drive, what stores you shop at, or what building you work in, you can bet that we had a hand in making it work. And you can guarantee that well keep making it work.

Job Description

  • Create a strategic product plan including developing and updating the 3-year 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, reduce & eliminate product quality issues, and identify cost reduction/value improvement opportunities
  • Manage product portfolios to achieve an annual point-of-sale growth targets at key retailers through both new products launches and legacy SKUs
  • 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 cross functional teams throughout the entire lifecycle of product development which includes the ability to facilitate and coordinate a diverse group including, engineering, channel marketing, brand, graphics, sourcing, manufacturing, legal, finance, supply, and quality teams
  • Develop and present strategic product and commercial plans to key retailers that increase market share
  • Deomonstrate a strong track record of developing and executing successful new product plans that meet delivery, quality, and cost objectives 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 to commercially launch new products
  • Work closely with the global teams to deliver projects that drive NPD in global markets
  • Prepare financial analyses for portfolio evaluation and decision making
  • Participate in forecasting/capacity planning with channel, sales, and supply chain
  • Partner with commercial teams to drive new products and ensure success of the overall portfolio

Employee Specifications

  • Bachelors Degree, Business or Marketing preferred
  • 5+ years of marketing or sales experience
  • Consumer or durable goods experience preferred
  • Ability to multi-task and be able to lead and interact with cross functional teams
  • Strong written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Proven track record of driving sales and achieving goals
  • Demonstrate a consistent, dependable and positive work ethic
  • Demonstrated knowledge of product planning and market research
  • Interested and willingness to travel (20%)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of key financial metrics: revenue, standard margin, operating income, etc.
  • Strong project management skills, solid analytical skills and attention to detail
  • High proficiency with office productivity software, particularly PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Ability to travel for business including work on residential and commercial jobsites is required

Valid Through: 2019-11-6