Product Manager

Location: Torrance, CA
Date Posted: 10-15-2018
What We Are Seeking:
 
Global leader and manufacturer in the consumer, commercial, and military space, seeks a Product Manager to join their expanding team.  In this role you will be responsible for a variety of product and marketing activities including, initiating new product development, lifecycle management of product portfolio, creation and coordination of marketing literature, packaging, and merchandising. Overall responsibility for the strategic product direction for the Lighting category in the Commercial and Industrial markets.  This is a new position open due to growth and expansion.
 
What You’ll Be Doing (If Hired):
 
  • Lead efforts in category related market research; create and maintain detailed competitor product reviews, advertising and marketing strategies. Conduct extensive competitive product research and benchmarking.
  • Track trends through industry and social media platforms to devise product strategies on next generation product.
  • Participate in strategic planning for the assigned product category business and make recommendations on strategic direction into markets, product modifications and/or improvements based on market research, customer feedback, and information gained through sales team members. Lead product line reviews when appropriate.
  • Manage cost analysis efforts for new and current products as well as line extensions.
  • Work with internal and external resources to create and coordinate marketing support needs; including product literature, packaging, merchandising materials.
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to ensure advertising and marketing activities as assigned.
  • Serve as day-to-day contact with internal/external shared services, agencies and vendors to ensure timely execution.
 
What You Need To Have (Required): 
 
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in marketing or product management Bachelor's degree required, preferably in a Business, Marketing, or Technical field.
  • Knowledge of product management and strategic planning concepts
  • Travel domestically 20% to trade shows, clients as needed. 
 
What You'll Get:
 
  • Base Salary 100k-115k
  • Annual Bonus 15%
  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life
  • Wellness Discount Program
  • 401k plan – with a competitive match
  • Vacation Pay
  • Sick Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • Company  Discounts, Parties, Incentive Gifts
  • Work Life Balance!

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Robert Wilcox
Partner, Executive Search
  
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