Associate Product Manager

Location: Davidson, NC
Date Posted: 02-19-2017
 We are seeking an Associate Product Manager experienced in the procurement, tracking, manufacturing, and distribution of various industrial supply products.


Description:
  • Provides support for product managers in efforts to improve supplier operational performance, and control, manage, and decrease costs.
  • Resolves product discrepancies and receiving exceptions and makes process improvement recommendations to avoid similar difficulties.
  • Compiles supplier performance data for analysis and assists product managers in the development of monthly key results reports.
  • Ensures new suppliers meet operational requirements.
  • Compiles and analyzes, under guidance of product manager, supplier cost data and makes recommendations for improvement.
  • Researches, under guidance of product manager, alternate supplier sources and makes recommendations for improvement actions.
  • Expedites the enrollment of targeted suppliers for freight initiatives.
  • Monitors supplier purchases relative to supplier purchase incentive programs to determine utilization and impact of programs.
  • Supports Product Manager in development of new products and maintaining of existing products within the product line
  • Fosters the Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure unity of purpose and fulfillment of  mission.
  • Participates in special projects and performs additional duties as required.
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • A Degree in Business or the equivalent is required.
  • Minimum of one year industrial manufacturing Product Management.
 
SKILLS:
  • Excellent mathematical and analytical skills are required
  • Computer literacy and proficiency in Word Processing and Spreadsheet software is required.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills are also required.
  • Negotiation skills are preferred.
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