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Assistant Product Manager

Company: Mohawk Industries, Inc.
Location: Calhoun
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Are you looking for more? At Mohawk Industries, we're committed to more - more customer solutions, more process improvements, more sustainable manufacturing and more opportunities for our team. As a Fortune 500, global flooring leader with some of the best-known brands in the industry, Mohawk is a great place to start or develop your career with an emphasis on more of what's important to you. Whether you want to lead more, innovate more, learn more or create more, you can find your more with Mohawk. Primary Objective: Direct the strategic planning and organizing accessory product lines from conceptual stage through product life cycle to optimize profit, as well as meet marketing, financial, and corporate growth objectives. Major Functions and Scope:

  • Develops both short and long-term strategic product plans for accessories lines for wood flooring and laminate product and implement actions to achieve desired results.
  • Develops and implements pricing and profit margin initiatives to achieve annual financial objectives.
  • Develop and execute a sourcing strategy for accessories products - Moldings, Adhesives, Cleaners, etc. This includes development of source suppliers. Development steps to include vendor selection, price negotiation, relationship management and supplier performance evaluations.
  • Working with Unilin quality team, establish quality management standards and product specifications. Also establish quality and color management program and product inspection procedures that ensure all product meets required quality standards.
  • Establishes and enforces product differentiation standards among multiple brands/customers.
  • Develop and manage new products launches through the Unilin StageGate Product Development Process.
  • Support the launch of new wood and laminate flooring products with the development of new accessories products as needed. This is also to be completed through the StageGate process.
  • Project manage the development and launch of all new accessories, products and possible, as needed, participate in the development of wood flooring products.
  • Manage and resolve, with quality team and suppliers, all accessories related quality or product issues.
  • Develops and manages an inventory management program for accessories that will control working capital expense. Key objectives to operate with the "optimal" number of skus and eliminate discontinued or redundant products.
  • Develops relationships with key customers to determine product needs while maximizing company financial goals.
  • Monitors competitors to ensure Unilin products are competitive in look, price and quality.
  • Ensures product plans are executed by all stakeholders, achieving target introduction dates and financial goals.
  • Develops and delivers product presentations and sales tools to internal and external customers.
  • Visits regional markets to stay abreast of product issues and opportunities.
  • Performs various other special projects as assigned. Education and Knowledge: Bachelor's degree in Marketing or business required. Knowledge of wood flooring products preferred. Multi-brand development experience preferred. Experience in product development using a StageGate like process preferred Minimum of 2-3 years of progressive product management responsibility. Experience (or a sound understanding) in manufacturing and sales. Competencies: Ability to influence and foster teamwork at all levels of the organization. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent presentation skills. Must be able to prioritize and delegate. Must have strong/proven leadership and organizational skills. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills. Strong computer skills in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Mohawk Industries is a leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk's vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Our brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include American Olean, Daltile, Durkan, IVC, Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Mohawk Home, Pergo, and Quick-Step. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world's largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and the United States. Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don't Work participant.

Keywords: Mohawk Industries, Inc., Roswell , Assistant Product Manager, Executive , Calhoun, Georgia

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