Summary The Director Product Management will be responsible for building, leading and managing the overall Cornerstone Building Brands-IMP product portfolio. Responsible for managing a team of Product Managers and all aspects of the product family, including strategy development, business planning, new product development, gaining cross functional alignment and driving the commercialization of the business plan. Act with an entrepreneurial spirit and manage the product family with a GM mindset. This role requires strong strategic thinking, strong leadership skills and B2B experience. Essential Responsibilities: Lead, coach and elevate the Product Management team Responsible for the product P&Ls Oversee profitability, life cycle management and new product introductions for Cornerstone Building Brands-IMP Develop a 3-year product family plan with consideration of key target market segments, strategic focus, product innovation and lifecycle roadmap. Conduct planning and analysis for new products, including pricing, forecasting, launches, etc. Lead monthly business analysis for product family including performance assessment of revenue and margins Direct Pricing team by providing inputs for strategic pricing analysis and recommendations for optimal product pricing. Collaborate with Sales, Manufacturing and Supply Chain teams to achieve on-time and on-budget of product launches. Collaborate with Sales to gain a deeper understanding of end-users product needs by customer segment; ensure product needs are being met and gain insights on unmet needs. Collaborate with Manufacturing and Supply Chain on value engineering opportunities. Responsible for managing departmental budget and initiating action as necessary. Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree required; an MBA is a plus. Minimum of 7 years of relevant B2B product experience including experience participating on project-oriented teams; building product industry experience is a plus but is not required. Proven track record to drive growth in a category. Experience leading teams of at least 3 people. Experience installing new systems and process. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Demonstrated knowledge business acumen in key areas: sales, gross margin, operating margin, etc., including strong financial/budget management skills. Excellent strategic planning and thought leadership skills. Possess strong analytical skills essential for market and competitive evaluation, pricing and line management. Ability to leverage education and experience to teach direct and indirect reports Strong interpersonal skills with ability to lead, interact, focus, resolve conflict and drive consensus among individuals from a variety of disciplines; strong diplomatic skills. Strong project management skills. Competencies: Business Acumen Customer Focus Problem Solving Drive For Results Strategic Agility Functional/Technical Skills Developing Direct Reports & Other Associated topics: design, engineering, manufacture, product, product manager, production, program manager, quality Associated topics: design, engineering, manufacture, product, product manager, production, program manager, quality
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