Global Product Manager in Glenview, IL at ITW

Date Posted: 7/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

ITW Specialty Films division is seeking a Global Product Manager to profitably grow its key vertical segments by developing, implementing and driving product line strategies and tactical action plans.  The Global Product Manager will act as the product line owner, utilizing data to effectively develop and manage the product portfolio strategy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement product line strategies and associated measurable action plans to capitalize on key growth opportunities.
  • Effectively collect and synthesize market insights to drive the product lifecycle strategy.
  • Drive the execution of the new product development roadmap through the stage gate process.
  • Lead and execute new product rollout efforts including forecasting volumes, designing market tests, planning internal training, as well as communication plans.
  • Develop and drive the product line value propositions throughout the organization.
  • Develop and implement thorough price strategies to maintain/maximize profitability of the assigned product areas.
  • Manage the financial performance of assigned product categories by utilizing ITW toolbox and other key performance indicators.
  • Lead and communicate strategic competitive product analysis.
  • Evaluate and report on product performance – sales volume, sell through, margins and market share.
  • Participate in capacity planning efforts working with manufacturing other functional areas.
  • Develop the annual integrated marketing plans and assist in the Long Range Plan for assigned product lines.

Job Requirements

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, MBA preferred.
  • A minimum of 6-9 years of relevant strategic marketing experience, including product line strategies, new product development and pricing strategies.
  • Influences effectively and drives alignment across functions.
  • Highly skilled at planning and project management.
  • Strong communications and presentation skills.
  • Financial acumen to analyze and report on product line results effectively.
  • Ability to travel approximately 40% (domestic and international).
  • Advanced skills in Excel, Word and Power Point are required.

ITW offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including competitively priced medical and dental coverage the first of the month following hire, free life insurance, paid vacation and holidays, and immediate 401k matching. Additional retirement savings contribution (above and beyond 401k) is awarded at no cost after one year.

ITW Specialty Films is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application system process due to your disability, please email to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.