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Technology Product Manager - Remote

Company: Essendant
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Primary Purpose:Responsible for driving the development and creation of the product strategies, objectives and tactics. This position will be accountable for managing the performance of product classes and items within the assigned category.
Major Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to develop effective cross-functional relationships within the organization in order to effectively accomplish the responsibilities of the function. Relationships include but are not limited to the following teams: Marketing, Marketing Services, Sales, Advertising, Customer Care, Operations, Information Technology and Finance.
  • Responsible to maintain cost on current, new and promotional items, as well as working effectively with the Inventory Planning functions within the assigned category in assortment optimization and rationalization.
  • Accountable for the design and implementation of supplier-specific programs and promotions.
  • Provide recommendations on strategic program direction based on sound ROI analysis.
  • Conduct on-going market research and analysis to formulate recommendations for the category
  • Drive the growth and development of the category through our sales organization and serve as the subject matter expert.
  • Support the customers' needs and help manage their expansion into the category.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
    Skills/Knowledge Required:
    • Self-starter with demonstrated leadership skills.
    • Ability to work independently and proactively in achieving individual and team objectives
    • Ability to understand and interpret financial data
    • Strong analytical and decision making skills
    • Capacity for creative thinking and problem solving
    • Communicates effectively and persuasively to achieve business goals via all forms of communication
    • Understanding of fundamental business principles, and management of price and price structures
    • High level of computer proficiency in Microsoft product suite
      Education and Experience:
      • Bachelor's degree in business required; MBA preferred
      • Minimum of 5 years experience in negotiating and supplier relationships
        Benefits:
        • Health benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)
        • 401k with matching
        • Company Holidays
        • Overtime Pay for hourly employees
        • Paid Vacation, Floating Holidays, and Sick Time
        • Maternity and Parental leave benefits
        • Employee discount
        • Tuition Reimbursement
        • Employee Assistance Program

Keywords: Essendant, Arlington Heights , Technology Product Manager - Remote, IT / Software / Systems , Deerfield, Illinois

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