Associate Product Manager
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POST DATE 8/18/2016
END DATE 10/27/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONBrief Description
The Associate PM is responsible for supporting initiatives in product lifecycle planning and product marketing under the supervision of a Product Manager. This includes supporting the product throughout the product lifecycle, gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, helping to define the product vision, and working closely with engineering to deliver winning products. It also includes working with sales, marketing and cross functional support to ensure revenue, margin and customer satisfaction goals are met. The Product Specialist supports the Product Manager to ensure product and marketing efforts support the companys overall strategy and goals.
Assist the Product Manager in analyzing product performance, product competitiveness, and product trends in the marketplace and develops strategies for assigned product/brand based on research and analysis.
Support the Product Lifecycle Management Process (PLCM) to define the product strategy and create product development roadmap.
Support efforts to develop the core positioning and messaging for the product.
Partner with product management and the commercial team on pricing strategy and tactics to meet revenue and profitability goals.
Implement marketing activities under the supervision of a product manager to maximize sales of an assigned product or brand within applicable budget.
Work with sales teams to identify and implement appropriate sales strategies.
Support the development and deployment of sales training materials to support new product commercialization and existing product lines, including value-selling material.
Become a product expert with emphasis on part numbers, configurations, BOMs, and applications.
Partner with the Go To Market group to collect and maintain voice of customer (VOC), competitive intelligence and key products attributes.
Utilize Rexnord Business System (RBS) for effective process development, problem solving and countermeasure activities.
Bachelors degree in Marketing or Engineering
Preferred 2-4 years experience in product marketing or engineering function
Experience within the Plumbing market or related market segment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proven ability to contribute to the success of teams in a cross-functional, matrixed environment
Must be able to travel 15-25% of the time
Capabilities and Success Factors
Customer Driven Sense of Urgency
Self motivated individual able to multi-task effectively and work in a fast-paced environment
Act as a leader within the company
Matching 401(k) contribution
Discretionary Personal Retirement Account
Short-Term Disability Insurance
Long-Term Disability Insurance
Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent Care)
Matching Gift Program
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: FEMALE/SEXUAL ORIENTATION/GENDER IDENTITY/MINORITY/VETERAN/DISABLED