Product Management Specialist

Emerson Electric Co. Rockford , IL 61101

Posted 2 months ago

SUMMARY

The Product Management Specialist is responsible for assisting Product Managers in the introduction of new product programs from ideation through commercialization and maintenance existing Greenlee's product lines.

Organizational Relationships:

The Product Management Specialist reports to the Director of Product Management and maintains close working relationship with Engineering, the Marketing Communications Team, Plant Operations, Sales, and Supply Chain.

Human Relations:

It is a requirement that this position deal effectively and professionally with all levels of the organization and customers. The individual must be an excellent communicator and able to effectively identify and solve problems.

Responsibilities:

Assisting in Product Management functions relating to the Conduit Installation product line to include:

  • Driving & developing new product programs

  • Providing analytical support for the entire product management team

  • Analyze existing product sales, complete customer research, and work closely with sales to understand underlying performance drivers of existing product categories and identify opportunity to grow sales

  • Maintaining competitive cross references, pricing analyses, etc.

  • Responsible for all aspects of product management for select production lines

  • Identify new product ideas and develop business cases to justify the development of new products

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

This position requires a Bachelors degree in Marketing, Engineering or a related field. Consumer products experience and sales experience preferred.

Competencies:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Creative thinking/problem solving skills

  • Strong project management skills

  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic

  • Initiative and follow-through

  • Solid analytical skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to hand multiple task simultaneously

Korn Ferry Competencies:

  • Customer Focus

  • Action Oriented

  • Collaborates

  • Communicates Effectively

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Travel

  • Trade show setup

  • Repetitive typing

  • Customer display resets

  • Conference calls

  • Customer presentations

  • Sales force product training

  • Ability to operate products including lifting tools and materials

The responsibilities outlined in this position description serve as a general guideline for the position and are not exhaustive of all duties inherent in the job.

Work Authorization

Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

If you have a disability and are having difficulty accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request help by calling 1-314-553-2544 (V/TTY/TDD) or by sending an email to idisability.administrator@emerson.com.

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