Product Manager – Britax & B.O.B Gear

Overall Responsibility

Britax is set to do great things and we need the right people to lead and contribute to the strategic direction. As we move at a fast-changing pace on the path to the future, we want you to buckle up and enjoy the ride.

This Product Manager will function as a general manager of their product portfolios. They will provide leadership/guidance to cross-functional groups and be responsible for the P&L of the product line. While providing leadership, this position will drive strategic direction for the 3-year product roadmap. This position is instrumental in driving future growth for Britax.

Product portfolios: Britax and BOB GEAR

Key Task and Responsibilities

  • P&L ownership
  • New product sales forecast and ongoing contribution
  • POS tracking and analysis
  • Continuous consumer and competitive market evaluation and documentation
  • Product roadmap planning, documentation & communication
  • New product development (NPD) and life cycle management
  • New product validation through various forms of quantitative and qualitative consumer research
  • Collaborates with the Brand Marketing team with new product launch planning, product copy, packaging and merchandising development and implementation, sales collateral content development, and photography
  • Cross-functional product training and support
  • Product set up and pricing management
  • Development and delivery of presentations for corporate and retail partners
  • Excess and obsolete product planning and disposition
  • 10% travel required

Skills and Attributes

  • Exhibits strategy thinking & business acumen
  • Demonstrates excellent leadership and team-building skills.
  • Organizes and manages multiple complex and long-term projects on time
  • Coordinates use of available resources
  • Communicates effectively to all customers
  • Seeks, gathers, and analyzes information toward clear observations and decisions
  • Acts quickly upon consideration of the peripheral impact of decisions
  • Acquires knowledge and expertise quickly
  • Demonstrates initiative continually reaches for more responsibility
  • Collaborates with team members to maximize team goal attainment
  • Builds cooperative relationships with different types of people and functions
  • Generates creative ideas, potentials, and possibilities for the future
  • Responds well to new situations that require stretch, growth, and new thinking
  • Entrepreneurial, seizes new opportunities
  • Ambitious, highly motivated to advance career appropriately
  • Goal oriented, persistent in the drive to achieve objectives
  • High energy level
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills

Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business management and/or marketing. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • 5-7 years Product Management experience with emphasis in the stage-gate new product development process
  • Channel Marketing or Sales experience
  • Consumer Goods/Durable Goods industry experience. Juvenile Product Industry experience a plus.

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