Director of Product Management Marketing & Product Development

Director of Product Management Marketing & Product Development

Cambridge, Ontario

Competitive compensation package

 

Are you interested…

Our client, a global leader in electric heating – offering a wide range of residential, commercial and industrial products – is looking to add a well-rounded and technically inclined Director of Product Management to their team. If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging career with extensive opportunity for growth than we would love to speak with you.

We are interested in engaging an experienced and well-versed Director of Product Management that will be responsible for the following:

 

We are seeking a creative, hardworking Director of Product Management who can lead our pursuit of becoming the brand of choice among Residential, Commercial and Industrial users across North America. Reporting to the Vice President of Marketing and working closely with Marketing and Product Development teams, the Director of Product Management will use their extensive experience in multiple electrical channels and 10 + years of product development experience, to motivate and direct a diverse marketing and engineering team as a member of the Marketing leadership team. Drawing on our R&D resources in Canada, our offices in Europe, outside suppliers in Asia and a dedicated cross-functional team you will have the resources and autonomy to drive our business forward.

 

Responsibilities

  • Create and implement the overall 1-3 year Strategic Marketing plan for the Heat and Flame categories.
  • Manage and develop a Product Management team to generate a continuous flow of new products necessary to support the overall Company Strategic plans.
  • Manage and deliver the execution of all new product initiatives.
  • Ensure that all of the company’s sourcing resources are aligned with product value goalsand objectives.
  • Support and collaborate with Corporate Engineering Services including Quality, Safety,IP Administration and R&D.
  • Define the brand and communication objectives for the Heat and Flame categories andcollaborate with the Marketing Communications team to execute.
  • Understand and communicate to the entire company the industry trends and marketrequirements
  • Collaborate with Sales on distribution strategy and jointly create the product and brandplan to capture strategic growth opportunities by market and channel.
  • Define the key strategic objectives for all online presentation and social media activities and ensure the execution delivers against the requirements.

 

Requirements

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Related Field
  • 10 to 15 years of progressive Marketing Management experience
  • Extensive knowledge of the Electrical Distribution market in Industrial, Commercial and Residential applications as well as previous exposure to the Big Box and Hardware channels
  • Strong collaborative style for effective communication with Sales, Finance, Operations, Creative and Technical stakeholders
  • Advanced Communication skills with the ability to simplify complex business issues into clear achievable objectives and initiatives
  • Experience in creating new product lines through both global sources and local manufacturing
  • Ability to speak French is a strong asset
  • Prior exposure to the US market is an asset
  • Strong skills in using MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Strong Project Management skills including knowledge of Microsoft Project 2010
  • The ability to travel internationally, as required.

 

Should you already be in a similar role in Manufacturing & Logistics or should this be the next step in your career and you would like to discuss further details regarding this position or any other within the Technical & Scientific field please do not hesitate in contacting Jessica Driver for a confidential discussion on 226.499.9815 or via email at jdriver@pmcrecruitment.ca

 

PMC Specialist Recruitment Solutions is a Canadian firm established specifically to meet the recruitment needs of the Technical & Scientific industry related to manufacturing & Logistics. Partnering with top tier firms and organizations while representing the career goals and aspirations of our candidates, we provide effective recruitment solutions ensuring a match that produces positive and rewarding results. Whether you are an employer seeking key staff or a professional looking for your next role, PMC Specialist Recruitment Solutions offers its specialty service and expertise in producing effective and efficient results.

 

Should this opportunity be of interest to you, we would like to speak with you in the strictest of confidence. Please submit your C.V/Resume to:  jdriver@pmcrecruitment.ca

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