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Product Manager in Southfield, MI at Hire Road

Date Posted: 5/19/2019

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Job Description

Product Manager
Santa Fe Springs, CA


Our client is a German multinational conglomerate with a focus on industrial engineering looking to add an experienced and independent Product Manager. The Product Manager will develop and implement sales strategies to achieve the organization’s short and long-term sales goals for the assigned product line(s). They’ll be responsible for the West Region – LA to Vancouver, Salt Lake City, Houston, Dallas, and Denver.

The Product Manager must have at least 10 years of experience in a sales management role.

Product Manager Requirements:

  • Extensive sales/business development experience, product knowledge and expertise
  • Extensive industry knowledge
  • Minimum BA/BS required; MBA preferred
  • Continuing professional development
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in sales and management roles

Product Manager Description:

  • Responsible for Supply strategy – working with cross-functional partners to understand the needs and match the needs to our current and prospective supply base.
  • Working with Supply Chain on inventory execution of supply strategy
  • Development of Product Training material as well as delivery of material in interpersonal and digital settings
  • Supporting sales team in Targeted Sales calls where product knowledge drives customer satisfaction/retention/landing of new customers.
  • Contribute to business planning at the senior management level to develop sales strategies and plans that are consistent with the organization’s overall mission, vision, and long-term objectives
  • Prepare sales forecasts; establish targets in areas such as product mix, sales volume, market share, or business development and monitor the performance of the organization against these goals
  • Adjust sales strategies and plans to meet changing markets and competitive conditions
  • Oversee the overall sales budget
  • Monitor the cost and effectiveness of sales activities to optimize resources and priorities spending
  • Develop pricing and discount strategies to maximize sales revenue
  • Liaise with other senior executives across the organization (particularly in marketing and customer service) to ensure that sales strategies and activities are integrated with other parts of the business and aligned with the overall corporate objectives
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with external firms that manufacture, distribute, or represent the organization’s products
  • Lead, direct, evaluate, and develop the organization’s sales force (field and inside sales) to achieve established sales and profit goals
  • Meets company Employee Attributes/Competencies


Choosing the Hire Road is about shared success, active and committed partnerships and relationships that last.  Hire Road is solely focused on connecting highly skilled professionals with leading organizations. We are a solutions-based, results-oriented staffing company specializing in a wide range of industry specific practices. To put it simply, we recruit, screen and hire talented people for temporary and full-time positions.

This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

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