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Product Manager - Construction Equipment

Company: Multiquip Inc.
Location: Cypress
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Multiquip is one of the largest, diversified manufacturers and suppliers of excellent quality products. Multiquip's comprehensive product portfolio includes light to medium construction equipment, power generators, and lighting.Join our team as a Product Manager!The Product Manager has ownership of their assigned product line and proactively manages the products through the entire life cycle. This includes supporting develop of new products, optimizing and increasing profitability of existing product lines, and managing product rationalization. The Product Manager plans, organizes, and controls assigned products from conceptual stages through its entire life cycle to optimize profit and meet marketing, sales, financial, and corporate growth objectives. In this role, the Product Manager will provide product training and expertise to Company sales personnel and customers, and will be responsible for gathering market intelligence, analyzing and communicating competitive activities, acting as a liaison between suppliers, manufacturing, applicable trade associations, and corporate headquarters to ensure the quality, reliability and profitability of assigned product line.Location is Hybrid (Cypress & Remote)Responsibilities:

  • Maintains a high level of product, market, competitive and customer knowledge, with application expertise.
  • Develops and maintains product strategies and proactively manages products throughout the product lifecycle to ensure success of products.
  • Helps identify new product opportunities and conduct analysis by product line to support resource allocation.
  • Understands customer needs and ensures that products deliver economic value while achieving cost and profitability targets.
  • Act as supplier liaison to develop, test, analyze, promote and establish market penetration of assigned products throughout the Company's sales and marketing organizations.
  • Defines technical specifications and provides financial justification for new product introduction. Supports VOC and prepares business plans outlining new product development objectives and schedules for all phases of new product development and introduction to market, ensuring that product targets are met.
  • Assists supply chain management in analyzing inventory levels for assigned products to maintain stock levels in accordance with company requirements and guidelines.
  • Establishes and maintains cost and price information and analyses of assigned products; developing pricing strategies and ensuring that financial targets including sales volume and margin are monitored and achieved.
  • Develops and maintains competitive analysis of major competitors for use in creating marketing and sales strategies.
  • Assists the marketing department in the development of promotions and other initiatives related to the sales and marketing of assigned products.
  • Assists the marketing department to update and maintain company web site and sales literature.
  • Assists the technical publications department as necessary in creating and verifying content for operations manuals, instructions sheets and service bulletins.
  • Prepares bid specifications and assists in completion of government/municipal bid inquiries.
  • Provides product training for the field and inside sales teams on an ongoing basis in conjunction with other product mangers.
  • Attends and assists with major industry trade shows.
  • Travels and otherwise assists salespeople in the promotion, education and sales of assigned products to distribution partners, rental companies and end users. Travel requirements are anticipated to average approximately one week per month.
  • Works with suppliers to ensure acceptable product quality, conformance and support to include communicating product quality issues and product improvement requests through established formats and resolving warranty issues.
  • Coordinates with suppliers to ensure current and accurate product manuals and service/parts manuals are published and shipped in accordance with company guidelines.
  • Communicates product updates and improvements to management, applicable company employees, channel partners and customers.
  • Monitor warranty and ensure that product issues are resolved.
  • Performs other duties that may be assigned.Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree (B.A/B.S.) or equivalent from a four-year college/university in Business Administration, Marketing, Engineering, or the Arts, and three years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in Product Management.
    • Must be familiar with both the Rental and Field Service applications of Construction/Power equipment as well as have a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in the Construction industry.
    • Experience in the manufacturing of construction equipment is a plus.
    • Japanese language skills preferred.
    • Ability to understand, balance and direct multiple product lines with differing market demands.
    • Capable of communicating effectively and dealing persuasively with internal and external stakeholders.
    • Working knowledge of MS Office is required.COVID Vaccine Requirement:Multiquip currently requires new employees to provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID vaccine to begin employment. An accommodation will be provided to those who qualify for a medical or religious exemption.Multiquip provides competitive pay and benefits and supports our employees through our values of safety, integrity and respect.Employment is subject to pre-employment physical, drug-screening and background investigation. E-Verify ( www.dhs.gov/E-Verify ) is used to verify a candidates' legal right to work in the U.S.Multiquip Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will received consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other protected class.

Keywords: Multiquip Inc., Cypress , Product Manager - Construction Equipment, Executive , Cypress, California

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