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Product Manager

Company: Midland Recruiters
Location: Lansing
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Major company has an excellent opportunity available for a Product Manager to work for at their corporate headquarters. Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Proactively manage a portfolio of products, and plan and drive growth through revenue and profit building blocks.
  • Assist his/her leadership to develop and implement multi-year and annual strategies for the assigned product lines through close collaboration with other functions.
  • Collaborate with his/her leadership and commercial finance to create annual financial goals and budgets including: revenue, gross margin, COGS, price and portfolio mix aligned to strategic priorities.
  • Support his/her leadership in developing and implementing pricing strategy for the assigned product lines and recommend or make pricing decisions.
  • Assists and potentially lead (assuming project sponsor role) cross-functional efforts to discover and execute cost-reduction initiatives that do not negatively impact the customer/consumer experience.
  • Lead all aspects of product life-cycle management for assigned products including the product portfolio strategy, product management, pricing guidelines, product development, product enhancements, and SKU optimization.
  • Identify and then champion and commercialize through collaboration with other functions, new product development and innovation projects. As needed, assume sponsor role to ensure projects deliver the predicted business benefits.
    • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field of study.
    • Must have one of the following: Two years of experience in Product Management or experience successfully meeting performance expectations consistently in all job responsibilities and functions in an Associate Product Manager role.
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Ability to blend creative problem solving with data-driven, analytical, financial (i.e., NPV, financial statements, DCF), and quantitative skills with a demonstrated ability to analyze complex problems with data, assumptions, and judgment using best practices and analysis to formulate solutions and make decisions or recommendations.
    • Proven ability to drive change including the ability to influence all levels, streamline processes, integrate, and associate pieces of information gathered from multiple sources.
    • Ability to recognize and resolve challenges and implement solutions.
    • Ability to operate with sense of urgency and focus on providing exceptionally reliable customer service.
    • Organizational skills including the ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
    • Strong knowledge of and experience working with financial concepts such as ROI, net present value, and other related analysis methods.
    • Ability to be composed, adapt, and effectively manage tasks and projects in a dynamic, fast-paced, customer-focused work environment characterized by rapid change, minimal lead times, and multiple competing priorities while meeting all assigned deadlines.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in order to clearly communicate intricate job-related processes that ultimately affect decision making.

Keywords: Midland Recruiters, Lansing , Product Manager, Executive , Lansing, Michigan

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