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Product Manager - Near Huntsville

Company: Marmon Holdings, Inc.
Location: Hartselle
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Cerro Wire LLC

Come join a team where People make the difference! As a part of Marmon Holdings, Inc., a highly decentralized organization, we rely heavily on people with the aptitude, attitude, and entrepreneurial spirit to drive our success, and we're committed to attracting and retaining top talent.

Manages the activities of overall plans/programs for a specific product line(s). Researches the design of products and ensures that quality standards are met.

The Product Manager will be responsible for providing technical and commercial guidance in the product development of wire and cable products. This position is specifically focused on metal-clad cable. This role will lead company initiatives, projects, and strategy execution that results in commercial success. The Product Manager will interact with contractors, distributors, cross functional team members and sales staff; and requires a strong acumen of a product line P&L and ability to utilize social media to promote products will also be helpful. Travel expectations for this role are 15-25%.

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business or engineering discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years with a proven track record within the electrical or similar industry.
  • Proficient in Windows Office Suite products. Ability to use products for forecasting, product training and communication.
  • Excellent communication skills; must be able to adapt communication style to appropriate audience.
  • Ability to apply people skills to drive teams to define clear scope upfront for project execution.
  • Proven success in leading projects from inception through completion with direct responsibility for execution. Able to get results from team members in a positive and collaborative manner.

    Major Responsibility Areas and Duties
    • Know distributor, customer and end user needs through voice of the customer research and market data. Ability to translate voice of customer needs into new product development designs.
    • Ability to see market changes coming on the horizon and adjust product strategies accordingly.
    • Develop product lines and appraise new product ideas for market viability.
    • Bring new products to market with return-on-investment analysis.
    • Assess competition by comparing products and leading gap analysis. Adjust product strategies to contrast competitor product shortfalls.
    • Determine product pricing based on market research, production costs and anticipated demand.
    • Create product marketing communications objectives.
    • Be a major driving force of innovation on the product development cross functional teams.
    • Market new products with sales and advertising.
    • Work with National Account Managers to create product sales strategies.
    • Work with customers and sales to evaluate product assortments.
    • Create long-and short-term product sales forecasts and analysis for management.
    • Review inventory levels and production schedules for core and new product availability.
    • Work with production management on product cost out options.
    • Work with sales on new packaging ideas and packaging cost out options.
    • Work with sales and technical teams to ensure all customer, regulatory state, federal, and industry standards relating to packaging are met.
    • Manage the product team, including coaching, personnel actions, planning, monitoring and performance.
    • Continue professional and technical education by attending workshops, seminars, etc.
    • Travel to support customer needs and achieve sales objectives.
    • Interface with all levels of the organization and clearly communicate product features and options.
      Skills/Abilities
      • Ability to translate complex concepts and data into graphically appealing and easy-to-understand presentations.
      • Experience in partnering with internal strategic partners and external vendors to develop and enhance content.
      • Strong relationship and client management skills.
      • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and projects with a sense of urgency.
      • Business acumen with ability to understand complex issues, provide strategic counsel to leadership, develop and execute a strategy, anticipate response and act accordingly.
      • Strong creative writing, editing, strategic planning, analytical and interpersonal skills.
      • Proven ability to communicate to a global audience.
      • Ability to manage complex/sensitive communications while maintaining strict confidentiality.
      • Experience managing multiple projects at once while driving transformation.
      • Ability to create communication strategy and execution plan.
      • Strong project management skills, from concept to planning to implementation.
      • Experience with analyzing and interpreting information to develop strong key messages.
      • Demonstrates initiative, problem-solving and organizational abilities
      • Superior writing, editing and proofreading skills.

        Following receipt of a conditional offer of employment, candidates will be required to complete additional job-related screening processes as permitted or required by applicable law.

        We are an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to their membership in any protected class. If you require any reasonable accommodation to complete your application or any part of the recruiting process, please email your request to careers@marmon.com, and please be sure to include the title and the location of the position for which you are applying.

Keywords: Marmon Holdings, Inc., Huntsville , Product Manager - Near Huntsville, Executive , Hartselle, Alabama

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