Assistant Product Manager (Northbrook)

  • Address:Northbrook, IL 60062 (map)
  • Date Posted:08/30/16
  • Job Type:Full-time
  • Description:
  • PURPOSE: Provide support to Product Management Team across multiple product categories in day-to-day responsibilities for driving product strategy, profitability, innovation and product roadmapping.DUTIES, TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:· Work with the Product Team to expedite product ideation, innovation and development objectives from conception through production· Support Product Line Reviews to establish overall strategy for driving growth and profitability across product lines· Help manage activities for projects to ensure timeliness of product launches and customer specific executions· Perform pricing, account point of sale and financial analyses as needed· Understand and utilize product development processes/tools to initiate and track requests for developing packaging components and related artwork, creating UPC’s, and communicating closely with Sales and Customer to ensure accuracy of items for production· Assist in development of input for sales presentations for customer meetings including product overviews· Manage process for customer and trade show samples, including mock ups.· Manage the product sample prototype process (Golden Sample) as needed per product· Obtain commercial samples and develop competitive database for pricing, claims, etc.· Help manage the Product Team budget, code and submit all invoices· Perform other related duties as assignedSKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:· Bachelor’s degree in marketing or general business is required· One to three years of automotive and/or B2B experience preferred· Consumer brand experience preferred· Strong product and project management skills required· Must be very detail oriented, have excellent time management skills, and be able to multitask· MS Office skills required· Must have demonstrated organizational aptitude with an assertive and action-orientated work ethic· Good proactive interpersonal, written, verbal communication and team skills· Strong business acumen and understanding of product profitability metrics· Strong team player with ability to work with cross-functional teams and global colleagues· SAP experience a plus.
Ad ID: 45811372
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  • Profile: Active since 08/2016
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