Product Manager – Mohawk Industries, Inc.
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Mohawk Industries, Inc. is a leading supplier of flooring for both residential and commercial applications. Mohawk offers a complete selection of carpet, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone, vinyl, rugs and other home products. These products are marketed under the premier brands in the industry, which include Mohawk, Karastan, Lees, Bigelow, Dal-Tile, American Olean, Unilin and Quick Step.
The successful candidate will assist in the strategic planning and execution of the product category to meet marketing, financial and business objectives with the Hospitality Floor Covering Product business
Specifically, the Product Manager will:
Develop both the short and long-term strategic goals and drive execution to achieve desired results
Create and implement pricing and margin initiatives to achieve financial objectives
Conduct market research intelligence, compile information for trend analysis and make recommendations to ensure products are competitive in price, style and quality
Establish key contacts with field sales to enhance market intelligence collection
Validate product strategy and conduct presentations and field sales training
Generate recommendations for new product additions and deletions
Create new product positioning and establish recommended price points
Identify promotional opportunities needed to balance sales to manufacturing capacities
Make product presentations to major customers and field sales team
Establish a working relationship with all levels of Corporate and Regional Sales management
Participate at National and Regional Conventions/Shows
Able to travel 20 to 25%
Coach and develop team members for future roles within the organization
Mohawk Industries, Inc offers a comprehensive compensation package that includes a wide variety of benefit options so that individuals can tailor plans that are right for him or her. Benefits include health care with a prescription card, dental/vision, disability, life insurance, 401(k) plan with company match, employee purchase discounts, tuition reimbursement for undergraduate and graduate programs and much more.
Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant. (EEO/AA M/F/D/V)
The ideal candidate is an accomplished and successful Product Management professional who has a minimum of five years experience and possesses comprehensive, well-rounded business skills and acumen.
Additionally, the individual will have:
Experience managing the P&L for various product categories
Demonstrated experience working cross-functionally with manufacturing, sales, finance and planning to deliver products to the customer that drive sales and profits
Project management experience in leading cross-functional teams from ideation to implementation
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills that can be effective throughout all levels of the organization
Must be in tune with a manufacturing company with an understanding of production planning and supply chain management
Ability to conceptualize, organize and execute new initiatives
Strong analytical skills to interpret/adapt system procedures or operating concepts to fit new situations
Excellent organizational skills with an attention to detail as well as self-motivated with a willingness to take the initiative
Be a creative thinker who is innovative and visionary
The ability to work in an autonomous, unstructured environment
Well developed proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
Prior experience and working knowledge of the flooring industry is a plus
A Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing/Business is required and a MBA is preferred.