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Product Manager

Job ID: 213462

Location: Olmsted Falls, Ohio , US, 44138

Summary:

Develops products by identifying potential products; conducting market research; generating product requirements; determining specifications, production timetables, pricing, and time-integrated plans for product introduction; developing marketing strategies.

Project Details:

  • Determine customers' needs and desires by specifying the research needed to obtain market information
  • Recommend the nature and scope of present and future product lines by reviewing product specifications and requirements; appraising new product ideas and/or product or packaging changes
  • Assess market competition by comparing the company's product to competitors' products
  • Provide source data for product line communications by defining product marketing communication objectives
  • Obtain product market share by working with sales director to develop product sales strategies
  • Assess product market data by calling on customers with field salespeople and evaluating sales call results
  • Provide information for management by preparing short-term and long-term product sales forecasts and special reports and analyses; answering questions and requests
  • Facilitate inventory turnover and product availability by reviewing and adjusting inventory levels and production schedules
  • Bring new products to market by analyzing proposed product requirements and product development programs; preparing return-on-investment analyses; establishing time schedules with engineering and manufacturing
  • Introduce and market new products by developing time-integrated plans with sales, advertising, and production
  • Determine product pricing by utilizing market research data; reviewing production and sales costs; anticipating volume; costing special and customized orders
  • Complete operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results
  • Maintain product management staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees
  • Maintain product management staff job results by counseling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Job Experience:

  • Product Management
  • People Management
  • Understanding the Customer
  • Product Development
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Pricing
  • Planning
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Sales Planning
  • Inventory Control
  • Financial Planning and Strategy

Hourly Rate: 51-66

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