Product Manager - Mobile Product

MarketSource

Join our top talented team, where we take pride in our employees’ experiences as much as we do our customers’. We understand the value of our staff; together we build the strength of our organization!

We promote the work hard, play hard approach to life and believes in creating an environment that supports you personally and professionally, encouraging employees to hit new milestones. We are demonstrated distributor within the cable and adapter markets, with a strong history in bringing technology to both the home and office environment.

The Product Management team is growing! We're looking for a Product Manager who will accelerate the growth of our Mobile product category. This position will be responsible for facilitating the identification, development, and lifecycle management of innovative, industry leading products and product categories.

The role requires strong team collaboration skills as well as a strong self-starter/ entrepreneurial work ethic. You will have a deep understanding of technology trends as well as their customers, competitors, suppliers, substitutes, and new entrants. Act both strategically and tactically to achieve the goals set for those product lines.

In This Role You Will Be Responsible for:

  • Working closely with Management and Finance to establish and achieve revenue and margin targets by assigned product, category and customer segments
  • Manage product lifecycles from NPI through EOL
  • Portfolio manage to ensure categories are represented as holistic offerings, identifying and filling gaps with NPI
  • Manage to and eliminate aging inventory ensuring product is sold through and profitability is maintained to the highest degree possible
  • Continually ensure we have our finger on the pulse of new ideas, supplier offerings and trends in the market to ensure we launch product revisions, updates and NPI in timelines comparable to or faster than our competitors
  • Establish, and continually review and revise pricing to ensure sales velocity and revenue and margin targets
  • Continually assess ecommerce and retail environments to ensure quality and pricing are competitive.
  • Work cooperatively with purchasing, program management and sourcing to manage supplier relationships; ensure on-time program delivery with products that fulfill the Product Requirements Document (PRD).
  • Provide unique selling points for products that support competitive and differentiated marketing programs and strong sales.
  • Prepare budgets and break-even analyses for all new development projects. Understand finance, read P&Ls and be comfortable with numbers.
  • Collaborate with the Design Team and Factory Teams to modify Products and Packaging as needed.
  • Continually assess the company’s website for accuracy, and make suggestions for improvements.
  • Collaborate with Marketing and Sales to generate new promotions and channels for distribution.
  • Research technology and market trends to determine areas of opportunity and take a proactive approach with suggestions and insight to management on new endeavors and ideas.
  • Involvement in production ramp-up to assure challenges encountered in the development process are identified as risks for initial production quality assurance efforts.
  • Define product specifications; provide detailed guidance on release requirements, action items and deliverables as they pertain to product specifications and quality assurance.
  • Have working knowledge of the supplier network to the level of specific capabilities, strengths, and weaknesses.
  • Continually perform research and have a holistic perspective on how to succeed as a business within their markets.
  • Take ownership of products and categories to ensure our customers – both end users and internal partners receive the experiences we would want if we were them.
  • Find and research technology and market trends to determine areas of opportunity and take a proactive approach with suggestions and insight to management on new endeavors and ideas.
  • Translate product concepts and spec packs into product prototypes and subsequently organize sample reviews with key stakeholders to gain buy in.
  • Request, test and dispose of samples as required by the organization and maintain professional and safe workspace.

The Right Candidate Will Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or equivalent relevant work experience. MBA preferred.
  • Minimum 3 – 7 years of experience in product development or Product Management in the consumer products industry. Working in e-tail/e-commerce a plus.
  • Solid experience in relevant product development. Sourcing experience will be a plus.

Why Should you apply:

Some of our cool perks? Casual dress code- yes, you can wear your Vans. Employee recognition programs. Company funded life insurance. Our dynamic Wellness Program, which includes a Family Fair this year! Fresh espresso and custom coffee machines. Rich health plans, including Kaiser Network in California. Pet Insurance for your furry children. Competitive Company match in our 401k plan. Generous Paid Time Off, including paid holidays. Lunch options right on site, just an elevator ride down. A year End Company Party and so much more!

It’s possible, you CAN LOVE where you work!

Apply today and let us experience your awesomeness. We appreciate your interest!

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