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|Product Manager needed in Oxnard|
The Product Manager is responsible for managing one or more primary product categories throughout the product life cycle. Activities include developing a product roadmap, conducting competitive benchmarking, identifying and filling product gaps, leading cross-functional teams in developing new products, managing product cost and profitability, leading product cost-reduction activities, monitoring and adapting the product portfolio strategy, leading product commercialization efforts, and providing marketing support for pricing, sales, training, literature, and promotions.Oversees the product life cycle and manage the development, profitability and market share growth of assigned products categories. Partners with cross functional teams to complete project justification analysis via ROI payback periods and develop project buy-in. Develops and maintains a product road map that positions the company to win in the marketplace, drives customer centric innovations, ensures PL growth, and includes the latest VOC input. Leads cross-functional team on product development projects ensuring project schedules are created, updated, maintained, and followed. Collaborates with engineering, manufacturing and purchasing to drive cost reduction activities to maintain and grow product portfolio profitability. Partners with marketing to provide the sales team with the necessary sales knowledge, training and materials enabling them to sell the product. Prepares product forecasts and monitor inventory levels as serves as liaison with production to ensure supply timelines. Reviews and analyzes product data, keep sales team up to date on new developments regarding the companys or competitors products. Leads competitive benchmarking activities to identify and address product gaps such as product teardowns, PEP process, customer interviews, online research and other benchmarking methodologies. Provides direct supervision over assigned staff. Provides performance feedback, coaching and mento
BA Degree in Marketing, Business Admin or similar. 6-8 yrs of exp in product management, marketing, sales or engineering related fields. 1-2 yrs supervisory exp. Ability to think outside the box to offer new ideas, concepts, solutions. MS Office.
Sales, marketing, or HVAC Water Heating industry experience preferred.