Product Manager

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South Bend, IN
$70,000 - $90,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jan 15, 2018
Job ID
Well established, value added, specialty products distributor has an opportunity for an experienced Product Manager capable of playing a significant role in identifying new product opportunities, developing strategies and implementing programs that deliver product and channel growth.
The ideal candidate must be a self-starter that can work with minimal direction. The organization has high transaction volume, a diverse customer base and a national distribution network. The position will report to the V.P. of Marketing and work closely with the leadership team and cross functionally with other key sales and customer support team members. The Product Manager will have a significant impact on company planned growth initiatives in the coming years.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Identify and develop new products and marketing opportunities
  • Source new products with suppliers
  • Collect market information and sales data for decision making
  • Set pricing guidelines and profit margin goals
  • Collaborate and support the sales staff to meet sales goals
  • Interact with customers to understand needs
  • Work with marketing communication specialist to develop literature and promotions that support the sales effort 
  • Collaborate with outside ad agency on projects
  • Brand Management
  • Bachelor degree in Marketing or Business
  • Minimum of five years of experience in a similar role in manufacturing or distribution
  • Proficient in all Microsoft office products
Skills and Attributes
  • Project Management
  • Research Skills
  • Analytical and Strategic
  • Creative and progressive thinker
  • Problem Solver-identify issues, analyze, develop viable solutions
  • Self-Starter
  • Team Player
  • Experience with negotiating agreements
  • Willingness to travel when needed


122 South Michigan Street
Suite 300
South Bend, IN 46601
Phone: 574.287.5701

Joseph R. Pozsgai, Jr.:
Cynthia Strzelecki: