Senior Product Manager in Beachwood Campus at Tremco Incorporated

Date Posted: 7/31/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    7/31/2019
  • Division
    Schul/WillSeal

Job Description

Tremco's Commercial Sealants and Waterproofing division is seeking a Senior Product Manager to support the Dryvit product line. The  Senior Product Manager  is responsible for ensuring Tremco is properly addressing the changing needs of the market place as it relates to our product line offerings for the Commercial Sealants and Waterproofing market segments in North America. This high-energy position will support our high-performance building envelope strategy from a marketing perspective with an emphasis on the technical aspects of the products and  the connectivity between adjacent building enclosure systems.  This critical, hands-on position plays an integral role in the day to day tactical operations and the strategic growth of the product line.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Have clear understanding and active engagement in assigned Strategic Business Unit. 
  • Intimately understand the features and capabilities of the products, how they relate to customer benefits and uses, and how the product compares to competitive or substitute products and solutions.  
  • Identify testing and performance gaps in the Tremco offering and work with Technical Services and R&D to address them.
  • Attend and present at select trade shows/conferences as needed 
  • Present at regional and national sales meetings.  
  • Act as mentor/coach as assigned to Strategic Business Unit resources and other Product Management professionals. 
  • In collaboration with Market Managers, identifies market opportunities and product line gaps. 
  • Lead and manage cross-functional teams as needed related to product or process improvements for the product line 
  • Lead contact for international and intercompany inquiries and requests 
  • Take the lead in managing interns and co-ops.
  • Work closely with market managers on developing business plans and product line strategy.  
  • Execute all duties within the framework of the budget for the current fiscal year. 
  • Conduct proof on concept work for all PPOG projects that fall within the line. 
  • Take the lead with development and coordination of product promotions, in addition to supporting the market managers in their efforts. 
  • Work closely with Marcom on product and brand messaging.
  • Own all product line content that is on our website and work closely with Tech Service and Marcom to ensure content remains accurate and current.  
  • Manages marketing activities and tasks that support assigned Strategic Business Unit strategic objectives.  
  • Work closely with Supply Chain and Operations to help facilitate accurate forecasts. 
  • Work closely with NBD on M&A, as well as evaluating new technologies. 
  • Work closely with other functional areas to develop and maintain accurate sales tools, such as brochures or presentations
  • Own  product launches and the marketing tasks associated with them. 
  • Own and manage the day-to-day activities of the product line and create a business plan to define the go-forward strategy 
  • Own  the product line’s overall health and profitability.
  • Demonstrate  a commitment to diversity in hiring and promotion decisions. 
  • Effectively and efficiently onboards new employees. 
  • Conduct  annual performance evaluations and provides ongoing performance feedback, maintaining clear and timely documentation. 
  • Coach and manage employees using CS&W philosophy and tools to ensure talent is developed and retained. 
  • Apply Tremco policies and adheres to processes to ensure compliance and organizational best practices.   

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, or related field plus 5 years’ related experience. MBA preferred.   

EXPERIENCE 

  • Minimum 5 years’ product management experience. 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Ability to grasp technical details  
  • Strong organizational skills 
  • Ability to understand relationships and connections and generate charts, graphs, spreadsheets and written summaries. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to take direction well 
  • Ability to travel up to 25% 
  • Proficient in MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint. CAD and/or SAP experience is a plus.  
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, effective team player, self-motivated, quick learner.   

​ Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.