Position Title: Product Manager
About Nortek Global HVAC
Nortek Air Management is comprised of two businesses, Nortek Global HVAC and Nortek Air Solutions with annual sales of close to $1 billion across three market segments: Residential, Light Commercial and Custom Air Solutions. Our Company's mission is Creating a Better Tomorrow Every Day. By living our core values of Safety, Integrity, Performance Driven Culture and Teamwork, we are a premier HVAC Company offering energy efficient and sustainable products and solutions that exceed customer expectations through employee's commitment to quality, customer service and operational excellence.
Position Key Attributes:
Ability to personally live safe and hold themselves and other team members accountable by having their back in support of our Safety core value.
Has integrity, works transparently and recognized for treating others with respect.
Takes accountability to create and execute solutions that deliver desired results and can "own it" in a Performance Driven Culture.
Works collaboratively as one team in a Teamwork culture.
Enjoys embracing and igniting change as a catalyst for improvement.
A "builder" who is comfortable in a continuous improvement culture.
Can thrive in a "legacy now" culture in which we strive to do the right thing for the company today, even if it is the hard thing, and leave behind a stronger company for the next generation of employees.
Why is this a great opportunity?
Opportunity to interface with all functional areas in an influential role that is vastly visible to Executive Management.
Direct contact with customers and the ability to influence and support the management of all new product development and product value enhancements.
Develop the three-year business plan for the respective product line including SWOT analysis, competitive analysis, strategies, tactics, etc. This document will serve as the guide for managing the product line.
Support and assist in pricing management for the product line, including stock pricing and quotations. Develop pricing strategies where appropriate and benchmark pricing levels versus competitors.
Work with engineering, distributors, end users, etc. to develop and launch products to help increase product breadth and depth in the product line. Prepare catalogues, brochures, and promotions to prepare the product line and advertise in the marketplace.
Review competitor catalogues, brochures, and promotions regularly to evaluate trends among competitors. Compare features and benefits against our products to help determine product improvements.
Work with engineering, manufacturing, logistics, and distribution services for product line and service improvements. Including but not limited to quality and costing issues, forecasting, inventory management, productivity, service issues.
Travel with the sales team to help create demand for our products and help generate new product development ideas. Establish rapport between the sales team and customers to ensure effective product placement in the market.
Assist Marketing Team in the creative work necessary for designing collateral material, print advertising, web development and other promotional campaigns.
Develop appropriate marketing programs to grow product line in new and existing markets.
Proactively advise and share experiences that will help the team effectively manage product lines.
Participate in developing and presenting training for assigned product line.
Bachelor's degree in engineering or Marketing.
Minimum of 3 5 years of demonstrated Product Management, Product Development, or Design Engineer in an industrial experience in a commercial or manufacturing environment.
Ability to identify new cost-saving or revenue opportunities and generates innovative ideas and solutions to problems.
Assist others in identifying and prioritizing their development objectives.
Maintains appropriate level of composure and patience under business demands and competiting deadlines.
Nortek Air Management and its divisions offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. To learn more about Nortek Global HVAC, please visit our company website at http://www.nortekhvac.com/.
Nortek Global HVAC and Nortek Air Solutions are equal opportunity employers and do not unlawfully discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex national origin, age disability, sexual orientation, or any other class protected by federal or state law.