23 days old

Production Control Manager

Kelly Services
Conyers, GA 30013
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We are looking for an experience professional **Product Control Manager** that would be responsible for all aspects of the product life cycle management and develop, manage and implement product/customer and marketing strategies and programs, NPD, value propositions, pricing & commercial launch to maximize profitable growth for our clients controls products and services.

Salary: $117k +10% bonus

What youll be responsible for in this role:

Strategic Market, Customer & Competitive Analysis

Develop a thorough understanding of the overall market, including overall size/growth in retail grocery segments, industry trends/landscape, competition as well as insights and needs of customers and buying value chain.

Formulate Strategy & Opportunity

Develop multigenerational Product Line Roadmaps and secure cross-functional leadership consensus at least yearly

Conduct voice of the customer (VOC), primary and secondary research to facilitate development of product strategies, product plans, and identification of new products and services opportunities.

Identify and lead strategy projects to evaluate and provide strategic direction for innovative growth opportunities that leverage technology trends (e.g. connectivity), market trends, and integrated solutions.

Ensure the development and maintenance long term Technology Plans and Product Road Maps for assigned product lines.

Develop 3-5 year controls/digital strategy for the business working in collaboration with key industry organizations, understanding regulations and competitive product development

Concept & Product Development

Lead cross-functional new product development teams. Lead all aspects associated with the product definition, product development, pricing, market introduction, sales tools, and promotion plans.

Working closely with Finance, lead development of the pro forma with complete financial analysis and sales forecast for all proposed new products.

Develop the positioning strategy of all products and services considering price, volume, share and profitability.

Conduct VOC to identify market requirements and trends to drive continuous improvements and to identify product enhancements opportunities. Ensures assigned products are responsive to market needs to maintain and/or improve market penetration and share position.

Partners with Engineering on product development. Ensures product development meets expectations and timelines.

Go-To-Market Execution & Launch

Collaborate with corporate marketing to develop and deliver training materials for the assigned products to support training programs.

Serve as subject matter expert for assigned products to support internal team, field sales, distributors and end users.

Support the marketing communications team to develop appropriate collateral support for catalogs, launch kits, competitive alerts, sales communications, instruction sheets, etc. ensuring a successful commercial launch.

Portfolio & Lifecycle Management

Lead all product line marketing related activities and champion cross-functional activities to maximize overall product line performance including revenue growth, margin improvement, cost reduction, quality and delivery.

Direct the implementation of category strategies and plans for assigned products and coordinate necessary cross-functional activities. Communicate with and influence other departments in the development of strategic marketing plans and programs related to assigned products.

Manages product specification, cost, quality, delivery, and data integrity as it relates to assigned products.

Monitor and assess competitive products and programs and as a result develop and implement proactive strategies to strengthen the product lines competitive edge.

Evaluates assigned products for obsolescence and communicates recommended product replacement.

What are the basic qualifications?

Bachelors Degree with 5+ years of product management, marketing, strategy, engineering, business development or relevant industry experience

What are the preferred qualifications?


Prior experience in refrigeration industry

To be a great fit for the role:

Past experience with developing and managing IOT solutions and services

Solid experience interacting with both internal and external customers

Proven skills in product marketing and product life-cycle management; should be Advanced in the preponderance of Product Management Competencies

Proven ability to lead courageously, to drive large cross-functional teams to success in challenging situations.

Must works well with others - inspires trust and open communication amongst team members and peers.

Proven ability to influence at all levels of the organization cross-functionally.

Excellent communication and presentation skills, including strong active listening skills.

Proven ability to analyze, interpret and draw meaningful and accurate conclusions from data.

Proven ability to conduct complex financial analyses, to develop financial models and interpret P&L statements.

An energetic, resourceful and hands-on individual with a strong bias for action, someone who commits himself/herself fully to stretch goals and who is dedicated to developing and delivering outstanding results

Key Competencies

- Ability to develop strategic plans and drive tactical execution

- Demonstrated ability to work cross functionally

- Builds and sustains relationships

- Actively listens to others

- Clearly expresses oneself orally and in writing

- Respectful and sensitive to diversity

- Customer First

- Positive Energy

- Accountable for performance

- Formal presentation skills

- Analyzes situations and problems

- Organized

- Drives for results

- Adaptability to change

- Innovative

- Effectively manages within given budget

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Youre looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and were here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2022-06-03 Expires: 2022-07-04

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