Product Manager- Cable Assembly in Kent, WA at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 9/11/2017

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Kent, WA
  • Job Type:
    Management
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/11/2017

Job Description

SUMMARY

Plans, organizes, and controls an assigned product line from conceptual stages through product life cycles to optimize profits and meet marketing, financial, and company growth objectives by performing the following duties.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

* Executes the overall product line strategy set by the Director of PM and Market leads, facilitates research and development requirements, development, manufacturing and engineering coordination for new or expanded products as well as new emerging product market needs.
* Coordinates/owner technical product development, estimates of potential profits (by product line segments) and releases to production.
* Manages day-to-day progress of Product, Pricing, Positioning, and Placement
* Assists the Sales team - Provides the V.P. of Sales and Marketing the assistance required to carry out all corporate sales and marketing strategies as well as setting and achieving company goals.
* Develops and maintains a prioritized list of customers and market requirements for products as well as product line list to penetrate markets (continually go through a product line rationalization).
* Develops marketing, sales, engineering and financial plans for assigned product line.
* Prepares product development objectives and tracks market trends in target markets.
* Identifies partnering opportunities for complementary third-party products to broaden Carlisle Interconnect Technologies product line growth.
* Develops and provides direction while maintaining relations with manufacturers' reps and direct sales or field sales reps.
* Provides technical answers to inquiries of any variety, but primarily in the assigned product line application and information.
* Produces competitive analysis materials comparing our products with those of our key competitors to the Market Leads
* Develops new product line customers while maintaining the present product line business base.
* Initiates and executes strategies to capture additional product line business and provides competitive insight and pricing strategies to ensure Carlisle Interconnect Technologies competitiveness.
* Generates and increases sales in assigned product line through the support of the regional managers, sales representatives and customers.
* Performs other duties as required to meet the goals and objectives of the company.

*Other duties may be assigned*



SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.



PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk and sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.





WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



TRAVEL

0% -50%

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree (BA) from four-year college or university; or four to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.



LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.



MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.



JOB SKILLS/TYPE OF PERSON

Must be experienced with PC's using Windows, MS Office (Word, Excel), Autocad, Microsoft Project and ERP/MRP software system such as Point.Man. Must be self-motivated and aggressive in the pursuit of developing the product line and target market to achieve sales growth and must be able to function effectively in a very busy environment and willing to work hours (travel) that are outside the norm. Must have exceptional work ethic, and the ability to manage and maximize time and company resources (sales and engineering).



Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

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