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Product Specialist

JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the Product Manager or Product Director, the Product Specialist will assist in driving profitable short- and long-term sales growth, market share, and margins, and to position the products in the pillar of responsibility. This person will help the Product Manager coordinate the technical processes and methods used for product management and development while also assisting in research and marketing disciplines. This person must be willing to travel up to 15-20% of the time, including domestic and international travel.

YOU HAVE ALREADY ACCOMPLISHED (REQUIRED):

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing or other related field
  • 3+ years in Product Management
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Systems (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)

YOU MAY HAVE ALREADY ACCOMPLISHED (PREFERRED):

  • 1-2 years of experience using CRM

WHAT YOU ARE GOOD AT:

  • Can communicate with all styles to foster ever-improving teamwork
  • Is organized for productivity and efficiency, yet flexes to anticipate and meet the needs of others
  • Makes thoughtful, creative and timely decisions after analyzing situations
  • Stays current. Demonstrates a passion for learning by reading, researching and networking

WHAT WE ARE GOOD AT:

  • Working Hard. Playing Hard. Living Tenaciously
  • Making well-crafted, innovative, high-function products that Make The Workplace A Betterplace
  • Being distinctively and disruptively creative from bow to stern
  • Endeavoring to be fair-minded, transparent and positive in all we say and do

ADDENDUM:

  • Assist in the development of short- and long-range strategies and tactics that will help ensure corporate and departmental objectives are met, and in the formulation of competitive strategies and tactics that ensure market share retention and growth
  • Coordinate tactical, and assist in executing strategic, aspects of the product development process to ensure all parts are in place and steps followed for each product launch
  • Work to constantly improve product technology, innovation and features as required to improve the product and brand-value proposition
  • Assist the Operations team in the material acquisition, costing and manufacturing-sourcing processes for the assigned products
  • Strive to stay current, fresh, innovative and ahead of industry trends that affect the market
  • Achieve credibility for related technical standards and procedures, and effectively train or coach others in the technical arena
  • Assist our sales team in sales forecasting, pricing, launches and competitive response requests
  • Help to ensure internal and external information of within pillar/brands/products is communicated clearly and accurately both inside and outside the organization
  • Assist in the development and delivery of exciting, relevant and substantive training to a variety of audiences
  • In collaboration with the Product Manager/Director, Operations, Sales and Marketing, develop product sales forecasts, product launch plans and ongoing marketing and sales support programs
  • Support the implementation, communication, training and follow-up actions involved in the product launch process
  • Maintain intimate knowledge, data and files of key competitors, monitoring their activity and product and anticipating required changes in company tactic or strategies
  • Attend customer and end-user tradeshows as needed, and be a knowledge expert/ambassador for the assigned product lines/brands

If you or (someone you know) are interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit a resume to our People Operations team at PeopleOperations@ergodyne.com.