Product Manager (Tabletop)

REMOTE IS OKAY, IL US

Position Type: Marketing & Product Manag Job Number: 3845

Job Description

PRODUCT MANAGER FOOD EQUIPMENT/HVAC

Here's a phenomenal opportunity to work with a Tier One Company and TEAM. Our client is going to have a phenomenal year in 2021. It has strong players on the team. This role is a newlyl added role due to other product lines. Industry knowledge is important although not mandatory. You will interface with the market, sales & engineering to determine proposition, place, and promotion. Manage the NPD pipeline for your product. Think of it as running a mini-business to a certain extent.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct market research, benchmarking analysis and competitive threat analysis
  • Be a subject matter expert
  • Gather and prioritize product and customer requirements.
  • Clarify the product strategy for target markets
  • Work with cross-functional leadership to develop and execute product development roadmaps
  • Develop and implement product segment training
  • Work closely with technical service on training to educate the service technician network.
  • Track and measure results
  • Run beta and pilot programs with early-stage products and samples.
  • Collaborate with engineering to roll-out and maintain up-to-date manuals, etc.
  • Collaborate with marketing to develop related materials
  • Collaborate with Engineering and Operations to support quality complaints

MUST HAVE:

  • Bachelor's degree in business or engineering; MBA preferred.
  • 5+ years professional experience as a product manager or product focused b2b industry experience including product engineering, procurement, and commercial, preferably foodservice.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the dynamics involved in catering to end user, dealer, and distributor channels and customers.
  • Experience defining and launching successful products along with solid project management skills, from idea to production.
  • Capacity for strategic thinking, planning and product development.
  • Solid financial, market planning, and analysis skills required.
  • Travel up to 30% of the time.
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