The role of Product Manager is to take ownership for specific product families and drive cross functional efforts to develop products, grow market share, productivity and bottom line contribution. This role provides the opportunity for learning how to manage a P&L while being part of a larger team and family of products in a specific segment. Opportunities for this role also include development and mentorship of team members. This role leverages a strong background in product marketing management and experience with technical products and provides excellent career growth opportunities.
The ideal candidate is bright, creative and motivated to excel. Educational requirements include a bachelor's degree and progressively responsible product management experience with emphasis in working across functions to obtain results. Experience in fenestration (window) industry or residential/builder's market preferred. The individual must possess a sense of urgency, results orientation, strong communication skills, and a mindset for continuous improvement.
Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business Administration or comparable discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Minimum of five years of business experience; three of which must have been in one of the following: 1) Product management position, 2) Building products of appropriate industry in a high knowledge role (including but not limited to sales, marketing, engineering/technical, operations management). Experience in building products industry preferred, especially with similar customer base (RSI distributors, home centers).
Highly developed verbal and written communication skills required. Strong Analytical and planning skills. Problem solving orientation required. Effective in analysis, solution and presentation of marketing data required. Ability to create and gain buy-in to strategic vision for assigned product lines. Proven ability to influence and drive organization toward agreement and timely implementation of agreed to activities.
Position requires moderate travel (20-25%).