We are looking for a candidate with product management experience in industrial coatings for steel or similar.
The Product Manager for industrial coatings serves as the primary liaison between sales, key vendors, and operations to ensure that the plant is strategically utilized to maximize in-house capabilities and to achieve superior business results. The PM must assess the demand for and manufacturing capabilities of the plant to guide the organization's strategy in relation to the plant.
The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to identify, assess, and successfully address market demand for industrial coatings for steel products or similar. The PM will also play a key role in overseeing and managing quality issues and program improvements. Prior experience with industrial coatings applied via robots is highly desired.
Become subject matter expert on products and services provided by plant with an emphasis on the industrial coating services.
Contribute to the development and subsequent execution of short and long term strategic plans; including situational analysis, business performance analysis, strategic objectives, tactical plans, critical success factors, budgeting, and capital expenditures
Provide guidance relating to quality related opportunities and issues
Establish positive business relationships with sales and operations and facilitate the sharing of information across the organization
Assist sales in educating and selling to end use customers
Knowledge / Skills Required
Technical aptitude relating to products, process, etc; specifically relating to Industrial Coatings
Strong business acumen, strategic thinking, and analytical analysis
Strong written and verbal communication skills required; ability to effectively interface and make presentations to groups and key individuals
Superior Interpersonal skills; highly collaborative with the ability to execute independently
Inclination to maintain composure and positive outlook in fast-paced deadline driven environment
Flexible and responsive to changing internal / external demands
Able to self-manage and work well independently or in a team environment
Proficient in use of software, including but not limited to Windows / Microsoft applications
Bachelor's Degree required