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Product Line Manager in Troy, OH at ITW Food Equipment Group

Date Posted: 2/26/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Troy, OH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/26/2019

Job Description

About ITW Food Equipment Group

ITW businesses serve local customers and markets around the globe, with a significant presence in developed as well as emerging markets. The company has operations in 56 countries that employ approximately 51,000 women and men who adhere to the highest ethical standards. These talented individuals, many of whom have specialized engineering or scientific expertise, contribute to our global leadership in innovation. We are proud of our broad portfolio of nearly 10,000 active patents.

The Food Machines business unit located in Troy, OH is seeking a qualified Product Development professional with a demonstrated track record of leading product launches and introduction into the market and executing strategies, and developing marketing tools to expand growth opportunities. The selected candidate will report to the Marketing Manager in Food Machines, and will have responsibility to support revenue growth globally. This position is will be located in Troy, Ohio.

POSITION SUMMARYThe Product Line Manager performs all marketing related functions necessary to improve the FEG Food Machines Group P&L by the management of, promotion of, and development of Food Machines products.  The PLM provides support to the sales development managers and the field sales organization to maximize sales volume for the business unit products.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The Product Line Manager in conjunction with the Marketing Team will develop marketing plans for both new and existing products. Defines product training requirements and develops programs to insure product knowledge is resident throughout the field sales organization, and the dealer and consultant communities.

  • Marketing support for product development activities; act as key Brand and Product Line interface with engineering.
  •          Product Launch project management utilizing Stage Gate project track.  Activities to include sales/service training plans, logistics, etc., website content / development, product designator and logo, product collateral and management of launch budget.
  •          Manage Product Roadmaps including step-up charts, waterfall charts, Product Requirement Documents (PRD).
  •          Execute pricing strategy for new market products.  Act as a key contributor to pricing strategy including “margin management”, involvement in annual PLS review, annual pricing considerations.
  •          Key contributor in development of the strategic plan for the product line

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAITS

  • Bachelor Degree (marketing, business, or engineering preferred)
  • 7+ years industry experience
  • Superb presentation skills
  • Articulate and detail oriented
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications 

If you are a Product Line Manager who feels comfortable and confident with the skills mentioned above, please apply today!

ITWFEG is committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for all employees. To demonstrate this commitment, ITWFEG is tobacco-free (including e-cigarettes) on campuses and within company vehicles and maintains a drug-free workplace. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including medical, dental, and life insurance, short and long-term disability benefits, holiday and vacation pay, 401(k) with liberal matching funds, and educational reimbursement.

ITW FEG 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.

 

For individuals with disabilities who may need help with the application process, ITW- Hobart offers a contact to evaluate requests for assistance and, where appropriate, provide a reasonable accommodation to help the applicants to apply. If you would like this assistance, please call 937-840-5101. Note: Only requests for assistance to apply due to a disability will be responded to.