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Product Manager-Breathing Protection Products

Date Posted: February 21, 2018
Location: Houston, Texas
At Plan: $137,500.00
Job #: 4513
Category: Oil & Gas/Sales & Marketing
Job Type: Other
Job Description:

Our client is a leading international company in the fields of medical and safety technology. Since their inception in the 1800's, our client has been developing advanced technical devices and solutions trusted by users all over the world. No matter where their products are used: it’s always about life! Whether for use in clinical, industrial or mining applications, in firefighting or rescue services, our client's  products protect, support and save lives.

The Product Manager-North American Region

  • Responsible for a key portfolio of Safety Products including: Strategic positioning, pricing excellence, lifecycle management, and product launch process rollout and measurement.
  • Will work with the Director of Product Management to establish a methodology to monitor customer needs, market trends and product lifecycle feedback to differentiate us from the competition and steal share.
  • Frequent integration with Global organization to leverage strong relationships and build solid support and involvement for the region
  • Seen as the Product Expert & Champion – performing gap analysis of product portfolio: including product deep dives + application profiles and opportunities
  • Align with Segment Marketing lead to build business cases + forecast market evolution and future product trends
  • Develop Sales Tools such as Total Cost of Ownership analysis and Competitive Comparison Tools
  • Complete ownership of the assigned Product Portfolio
  • Be the regional Product expert and go to person for all product support needs.
  • Champion the assigned portfolio to all relevant stakeholders, including customer facing support when required.
  • Lead all regional CPM activity capturing all regional customer requirements.
  • Support the Segment manager with Product expertise in regional initiatives to grow the relevant segment.
  • Manage the product lifecycle including all product launches associated to the assigned portfolio including product obsolescence at end of life cycle.
  • Actively support Sales & Service to drive regional Net Sales and Global Gross Profit (GGP) of the assigned Product Portfolio within the region
  • Execute product trainings
  • Monitor product performance via launch cockpit
  • Provide sound competitive intelligence for product line
  • Specify product input to communication and sales marketing materials
  • Support sales teams and other departments in a professional and timely manner


  • Education: University degree in business or a related discipline or the equivalent in education, training and experience.
  • Related Experience: Three plus years of work experience in Marketing in a B2B company, Preferably with Product Management responsibility
  • Strong pragmatic thinking
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Strong business and analytical acumen
  • Comprehensive knowledge in the conception and implementation of product launches in a B2B environment


Job Contact:  James Warner

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