PRODUCT MANAGER - INDUSTRIAL MFG

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Location
Hemet, California
Industry
Manufacturing & Production
Job Type
Full-Time
Salary
US$ 70,000 - US$ 90,000 per year, $70k - 90k per year + none
Ref. Number
S_16077
Contact
Hawn,Denay, Spherion
Phone
760-568-3433
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Job Description

Spherion is hiring a PRODUCT MANAGER for our manufacturing client located in Hemet, CA. The company is on the FORTUNE 500 and has over 60,000 employees worldwide. The manufacturing facility in Hemet has been in business since the 1950's and offers an engaging, challenging, and positive work environment. This is a DIRECT HIRE opportunity with an annual salary between $70k - $90k/year plus benefits.

The primary role of the Product Manager is to lead the product definition, market understanding, and promotional activities for new and existing products at both the strategic and tactical levels. Supports the VP of Marketing & Product Management in development of strategic planning for the Business Unit. The output of these efforts is a well-defined product road map designed to deliver the company's growth objectives, successful new product launches/commercialization, and attainment of on-going market and profit expectations.

DESIRED EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
--Bachelor's degree in a technical or business field; MBA preferred
--3+ years of product management experience; product marketing experience preferred - Mechanical, Industrial, highly technical (but not software) or Engineering related Product experience is preferred
--Experience in the creation of new product design specifications for Engineering
--Knowledge of Oil & Gas/Industrial water markets
--Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

Working hours: M -F 7am - 4pm

Skills:
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
--Market Analysis: Use market research to assess market and customer dynamics and incorporate into product offer development and lifecycle activities. Perform regular competitive analysis; Perform map/gap analysis against current offering and market opportunities.
--Product Definition: Define product roadmaps to deliver differentiated solutions. Partner with Product Development, Operations, Supply Chain, and Business Development to ensure high quality customer experience.
--Marketing Programs: Co-develop marketing strategy and work internal teams and vendors to operationalize marketing programs, including collateral, web, advertising, PR, events, acquisition and customer-based marketing and sales promotions. Partner with distribution channels and Field Marketing to implement and track initiatives. Prepare product marketing objectives and schedules for all phases of product marketing and introduction to market. Write and coordinate case studies for publication in trade magazines
--Pricing: Work with Finance, Supply Chain, and other teams to set service pricing, device pricing, and promotions to ensure compelling and competitive offer.
--Channel Strategy: Identify primary distribution channels and continually expand. Develop tools and partner with Channel Management
--Voice of Customer: Leads the creation and execution of VOC plans; Leads efforts to capture key customer needs / wants for future products.
--Competitor Analysis: Leads competitive analysis and research of competitors; Produce materials comparing features and benefits, technical features and pricing product compared to its key competitors.

If you have 3+ yrs experience in manufacturing as a PRODUCT MANAGER, then Spherion would like to hear from you! Please register online at: www.spherionjobcentral.com Please call our office after completing registration at 760-568-3433. We look forward to hearing from you!

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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