Product / Marketing Specialist in Piqua, OH at ITW Food Equipment Group

Date Posted: 10/19/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Hobart Service, an Illinois Tool Works Company, has been in business for over 120 years and is the trusted source for Commercial Food Equipment Service Solutions.  We have over 1,700 associates nationwide who serve as valued partners to our customers.  Our employees are dedicated to providing the best customer service, give back to the communities where they live and work, and demonstrate the ITW values of Integrity, Simplicity, Trust, and Respect.

Position Summary

Responsible for the product and marketing strategy for the Food Machines and Weigh/Wrap Service Parts product. Defines target markets and establishes market size and trends. Manages parts product lifecycle and pricing. Supervises planning and sales promotions of such products. Requires a high level of interface with Strategic Sourcing, Product Support and Training.

  • Management of the product lifecycle from pre-product launch through end of life
  • Monitoring of the marketplace, customers and competitors
  • Develop pricing strategies and product policies that drive ongoing improvement in sales and profitability
  • Recommend price changes based on market data and trends.
  • Define the strategy of parts product line including recommending selling of parts at different levels (sub-assembly, kits, etc.)
  • Provide service performance reporting for all responsible products on an as-needed basis.
  • Work to maintain strategic partnerships with all functional groups within ITW Food Equipment Group including but not limited to engineering, manufacturing, sales, marketing, product management, field support and training, logistics, and field service offices
Required Skills
  • Bachelor of Science Degree
  • Minimum 3+ years relevant product management, marketing, or engineering experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Products including Outlook, Word, Excel, MSQuery and PowerPoint
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Planning and organization skills demonstrated by past accomplishments
Preferred Skills
  • Experience with ITW Food Equipment Group Retail product
  • Degree in Engineering or other Business discipline
  • 5+ years of Product Management or related field
  • MBA
Pre-employment screenings performed (which includes background checks and drug screening)

Hobart Service is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

ITW and Hobart Service are committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for all employees. To demonstrate this commitment, Hobart Service is tobacco-free (including e-cigarettes) on campuses and within company vehicles and maintains a drug-free workplace.

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 contact Human Resources at to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.

In accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Hobart Service considers all qualified applicants with a criminal history.