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Product Manager - Thermal Optics
Sales & Marketing

Michigan - USA

Posted: 06/22/2022 | Accepting Until: 07/22/2022 | Positions Available: 1

Job Responsibilities

  • Recommends strategic direction of new product developments and manages the product categories across their life cycle.
  • Subject matter expert for Trijicon product and it’s competitors product.
  • Manages the P&L, for assigned product portfolio, for sales & margin growth
  • Recommends & leads long term business strategy for growth of products lines.
  • Leads teams through a process that conceives, researches, and screens product ideas to maintain a strong product road and deliver impactful new products. 
  • Uses market insights to recommend and manage the form, fit & function of products through their life cycle. 
  • Researches and establishes development of pricing model for products that harvests the value of the product in the market place. 
  • Builds the annual marketing plan for product portfolio in conjunction with sales & brand marketing.
  • Conducts market research and competitive analysis.
  • Works closely with sales to forecast demand for products & participates in production planning process to evaluate capacity & service level requirements. 
  • Where appropriate, drives cost out initiatives to improve profitability while maintaining appropriate product performance. 
  • Collaborates closely with sales to analyze data, trends, competitors and emerging markets for their product lines.
  • Acts as a field application engineer for sales.
  • Follows Company policies on compliance to EAR & ITAR regulations.
  • Updates and educates the Sales staff, Brand Marketing, and Customer Service on new product lines.
  • Performs other tasks as required.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Strong ethics, integrity and leadership qualities that inspire trust and confidence.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the Company.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and respond effectively to meet deadlines.
  • Strong understanding of the P&L, Product Costing, & Mix Management.
  • Strong understanding of gated/milestone product development processes
  • Excellent detail, organizational, and problem solving skills.
  • Aptitude for quantitative analysis, strategic thinking and tactical execution.
  • Proactive, positive and customer focused attitude
  • Driven business acumen
  • Be a highly motivated self-starter
  • Detailed technical subject matter expert with knowledge of products and applications
  • Subject matter expert on market, key customers, competitors, trends, programs and funding
  • Proven year-over-year track record of success in helping achieve Sales
  • Be a highly motivated self-starter
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • The ability to work independently and communicate progress effectively

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Management
  • 10+ years of experience in product line strategies or R&D supervisory experience required
  • Prior experience within the Thermal Optics category is preferred
  • Masters of Business or equivalent –preferred
  • Experience working with ERP systems, SAP a plus
  • ISO 9000 experience
  • Microsoft Office Professional
  • Experience and/or knowledge in hunting and/or shooting industry sports

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding, follow detailed and uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving concrete standardized situations.

Qualification Requirements:

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.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is required to frequently stand, walk, and reach. The employee is occasionally required to walk, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, twist crouch, or crawl, and communicate with co-workers and guests.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 15 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Trijicon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and supports workforce diversity. U.S. Citizenship or permanent residency required. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.  

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