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Product Manager

Company: Hearth & Home Technologies
Location: Winfield
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Every professional wants to work for an industry leader. Now is your chance as Hearth & Home Technologies is hiring a Product Manager in Mt. Pleasant, IA.The position works closely with all cross-functions to develop hearth products, accessories and systems that meet the needs of consumers and specific corporate, channel, and brand objectives. - The main performance objectives and focus areas include:Executing Product Category & Line Strategy

  • Short-term: Annually and via mid-year updates
  • Long-term: 3-5 year product life cycle strategy plan and brand impactGrowing Sales & Market Share
    • Define tactical annual product planning and programs
    • Excellence in executing annual new product development and launchesUnderstanding Consumer Needs and Industry Trends
      • Provide product line vision and direction with confidence
      • Drive and guide product innovation to grow salesAlso important are:Strategy
        • Develop an understanding of macro-economic drivers, competition, buying model and sales channel needs, market drivers, codes and standards, and styling trends resulting in industry-leading products
        • Create Industry and Brand line logic and product positioning relative to all competition (and internal brands) as well substitute products
        • Formulation of long-term product platform and accessory plans and how this vision will be executed, which then drives annual product management plansGrowing Sales & Share
          • Deeply understand product performance metrics (sales, share, etc.) relative to industry and internally over time
          • Ability to define and target product projects (new, modification, other) to grow share in shortest amount of time
          • Work closely with Sales and Channel Marketing to develop key product sales levers and market intelligenceVoice of Consumer and Voice of Customer
            • Voice of Consumer - for product category overall and for specific projects
            • Voice of Customer (channel partners) - to ensure proper installation, serviceability, competitive net pricing, etc.Qualifications
              • Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, finance, management, or economics or equivalent combination of education and experience
              • 3 or more years of progressively responsible and successful experience in brand, product or channel marketing, or sales
              • Self-motivated, demonstrated passion for success
              • Good mix of strategic thought ability with balance of managing details and tactics
              • Understanding of product management methodologies and New Product Development processes
              • Proven analytical abilities in planning, forecasting, and analyzing trends, and opportunities
              • Strong collaborative skills and cross functional leadership abilities
              • Excellent communication and presentation skills
              • Must be able to travel overnight for approximately 25% of the job
              • Solid experience with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Cognos and Salesforce
              • Background in consumer durables and building product industry preferred (appliances, plumbing, electrical, etc.)About Working for Hearth & Home TechnologiesTake ownership of your career with a job that ignites your passions and rewards your hard work. At Hearth & Home Technologies, you will have the opportunity to Burn Brighter working with a supportive team developing industry-leading hearth products. -Hearth & Home Technologies is an operating division of HNI Corporation (NYSE: HNI). We design, manufacture and distribute a wide variety of gas, electric, wood and biomass burning fireplaces, inserts, stoves and accessories. All in the USA. -Lakeville, Minnesota is our home, but we have locations throughout the United States.

Keywords: Hearth & Home Technologies, Davenport , Product Manager, Executive , Winfield, Iowa

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