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Product Manager in Chicago IL

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The Judge Group
Title: 
Product Manager
Date: 
10/07/2020
Job ID: 
673521
Location: 
Chicago IL
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
Category Manager, Marketing Management, Product/Brand Management
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Location: Chicago, IL
Salary: 115000-125000
Description: Our client, a top global consumer products B2C and B2B company, is currently seeking a Product Manager. Hiring Director/VP is highly reputable CPG leader with stellar company background!

Solid, very stable "industry standard of excellence" products for 60+ years!

We are seeking a Product Line Manager to join their Consumer Products Business team. You will proactively manage a leading portfolio of consumer products including brand planning and driving growth through revenue and profit building blocks while leading others.

Join their cross-functional collaboration to yield better business plans, decision-making, and results. As a Product Line Manager, you will:

•Assist Director/VP to develop and implement multi-year and annual strategies for assigned product lines

•Lead all aspects of product life-cycle management

•Identify, champion and commercialize new product development and innovation projects

•Collaborate with Director/VP and Commercial Finance to create annual financial goals and budgets including revenue, gross margin, COGS, price and portfolio mix aligned to strategic priorities

•Support Director/VP in developing and implementing pricing strategy and make/recommend pricing decisions at or below an authorized revenue level

•Assist and potentially lead cross-functional efforts to discover and execute cost-reduction initiatives

•In collaboration with Director/VP, partner with Sales to drive relationships with key customers and provide direction on product line focus areas to maximize sales and profitability

•Collaborate with Marketing and Sales on brand strategy, brand standards, channel marketing messaging, and brand activation for the SOLO brand

•Work closely with Sales and Supply Chain Management on demand planning and forecasting

Requirements:

•Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field of study

•2 years of experience supporting decision making in marketing, product management or general business role

•2 years of supervisory experience with strong leadership skills

•Basic knowledge of and experience working with financial concepts such as ROI, net present value, and other related analysis methods

•Ability to blend creative problem solving with data driven, analytical, financial and quantitative skills with a demonstrated ability to analyze complex problems with data, assumptions, and judgment using best practices and analysis to formulate solutions

•Proven ability to drive change influencing all levels, streamlining processes, integrating pieces of information gathered from multiple sources

•Ability to travel up to 20% of the time domestically; International position may require international travel

•Prefer SAP experience

•Experience in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry

Will lead/mentor direct report.

Top global company with 15,000 employees; excellent career opportunity with very strong benefits including tuition assistance, product discounts and relocation (depends if candidate living in IL or MI)

Immediate interviews and hire! Please send qualified resume to: lwertman@judge.com


Contact: lwertman@judge.com

This job and many more are available through The Judge Group. Find us on the web at www.judge.com

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