Product Manager in Aston, PA at Endless Pools

Date Posted: 1/8/2020

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Job Description

SUMMARY

The Product Manager works closely with marketing and executive management to ensure that the product/brand remains relevant to consumers and channel partners. The position is both the brand champion and “go-to” person for product development. Key responsibilities include identifying and analyzing market trends and data to develop new products or product enhancements. Manages product specifications, features and benefits for all dealer, mass market and private brand products worldwide. Checks on product production to ensure products meet quality goals. Tracks performance and maintain reports to maximize sales opportunities. Actively participates in the forecasting process and associated financials. Makes pricing recommendations. Assists in training of internal and external customers.

The position collaborates with the Creative, Marketing Communications, Sales teams.

  • Provides input in the development of overall strategy for assigned products.
  • Develops business plans for new and existing products.Evaluates potential of new products and follows through on progress during various stages of development.
  • Leads the “Ideation” meeting, as part of the Design Review Committee (DRC).
  • Leads the “Pipeline” meeting as part of the DRC.This includes developing Action Plans for all products in the pipeline.
  • Collaborates on a regular basis with the Endless Pools’ Product Manager in Vista, California.
  • Interacts with vendors as required, to advance new and existing product initiatives.
  • Evaluates strengths and weaknesses of existing products, their sales and margin performance, and makes recommendations for additions, enhancements, phase-outs, etc.
  • Consults with other departments, as needed, to evaluate new product concepts, existing product enhancements and cost savings.
  • Collects insights, analyzes data and succinctly articulates the “story” behind the forecast numbers and makes recommendation regarding the go-forward plan. Creates, monitors and updates sales forecasts for assigned products.Works closely with Production Control and Purchasing to manage end of life product cycle and to ensure inventory of products are available to meet customer demand.
  • Evaluates product margins and makes pricing recommendations.Maintains price lists in accordance with compliance requirements.
  • Develops sales and marketing reports that support business activity on a daily, weekly, monthly and annual basis.
  • Develops key performance metrics for assigned products and regularly reports them to senior management.
  • Monitors and analyzes market trends and competition.Provides analyses to senior management, the Sales team and channel partners, as required.
  • Ensures the creation of effective marketing communications and training for assigned products.Writes product announcements.Prepares and presents information on assigned products to senior management, the Sales team and channel partners, as required.Forums include company meetings, channel partner conferences/meetings, seminars, webinars, etc.

This role represents Endless Pools’ mission – Improving Lives Through Innovation in Wellness and embodies the Core Tenets – Wellness, Creative Problem Solving, Authenticity, Passion, Empathy, Inclusiveness, Positivity.

Is this for you?

Looking for candidates that embrace our Mission - Improving Lives Through Innovation in Wellness and embody our Core Tenets: Wellness, Creative Problem Solving, Authenticity, Passion, Empathy, Inclusiveness, and Positivity.

Previous Product Management experience is a must.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Shift

Full or Part Time

Full time

EEO Commitment: Endless Pools (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

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No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.