Rain Bird Corporation
The Product Manager will be responsible for driving sales and market share growth for the Contractor Spays product category. The ideal candidate must be able to analyze market opportunities and from this analysis deliver a comprehensive strategic plan to gain market share. This strategic plan will include comprehensive product roadmaps, localized, national and global promotional plans, marketing collateral development and new product launches. The selected candidate is expected to be creative, proactive, customer-oriented, driven to succeed in a fast-paced environment, possess strong self-initiative and the ability to influence others to deliver results. Strong leadership, interpersonal and project management skills are essential to drive execution across various stakeholder groups. The top candidate will also have strong potential for future management role assignments.
Develop and drive market strategies to grow sales and market share of existing product lines in both established and new markets.
Develop in-depth global knowledge of competitive share, positioning and pricing programs.
Develop long-range product line strategies across customer segments that achieve substantial growth and profitability through new product introductions.
Lead new product development teams to deliver the highest quality products to market, achieving schedule, investment, revenue and margin targets.
Champion a \u201cquality first\u201d orientation and lead cross-functional efforts to maintain and improve on industry-leading quality for assigned product lines.
Research business intelligence on competitors, customers, market trends and government regulations to develop positioning, pricing and growth strategies for new product initiatives.
5 years of marketing leadership experience in a manufacturing company.
Undergraduate degree with an emphasis in business, marketing or engineering.
Excellent prioritization skills and ability to get results.
Strong interpersonal, influencing, leadership and presentation skills.
Experience marketing and/or selling through distribution and contractor channels.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong analytical and computer skills (Microsoft Office, Outlook).
Understanding of the Landscape Irrigation market.
Project management experience and a track record of success with new product development.
International market development experience.
MBA from a top ranked school.
Bi-lingual \u2013 English and Spanish.
Rain Bird is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Rain Bird Corporation
Website : http://www.rainbird.com
Rain Bird Corporation, based in Azusa, California is the world's leading manufacturer and provider of irrigation products and services. Since 1933, Rain Bird has offered broadest range of irrigation products for farms, golf courses, sports arenas, commercial developments and homes in more than 130 countries around the globe. We have been awarded 450+ patents worldwide, including the first in 1935 for the impact sprinkler. Rain Bird's guiding philosophy is The Intelligent Use of Water™. Our commitment extends beyond products to education, training and services for the industry and the community. In 2015 Rain Bird developed the 25 Ways to Save 25% website to provide a resource to consumers on water irrigation options, http://25ways.rainbird.com