Product Manager - Defense/Transfer Case

Company: Meritor

Location: Troy - Michigan - USA

Posted on: September 23

Job Flexibility Hybrid Position: The role will allow employees to work offsite but will also require onsite work-based business needs. (onsite 2 3 days per week...Why work for usWe run together. Were stronger together. You belong here.At Meritor - we live by the Meritor Code our shared commitment to be our best. Each one of us contributes to our culture rooted in driving innovation and championing inclusion for all. Our success has always been centered on collaboration - bringing together diverse talent and ideas to drive innovation and promote continuous learning. We empower our team members to do whats right for our customers and each other every day - championing flexible and sustainable teamwork where everyone feels valued and can make an impact.OverviewProduct Managers are responsible for the development and execution of product line strategies that bring value to the marketplace. They function as experts in their product lines for the organization. Product managers are responsible for product portfolio management - pricing strategy - marketing activities and project management. They are accountable for growing their product line offering - and achieving sales - margin - and market share goals.DimensionsSales: $40 millionAbility to travel: 10% or as requiredLeadership: Manage cross functional teams to accomplish common goalsJob Responsibilities: Collect and maintain daily solicitation data while pricing competitively with a target for expanded Market Share Develop and execute product line / customer strategies that will drive the Sales and Marketing effort for the assigned product line Use government database tools to identify opportunities to grow Develop product/customer road maps and operating plans Execute product line initiatives to achieve objectives Measure effectiveness of initiatives to provide on-going research and analysis Develop and demonstrate proficiency in systems available to measure results Ability to proactively address changing conditions Report findings to other CVA departments Plan product line activities Participate in AOP process as required Develop and implement annual/quote/solicitation pricing strategies for each product to meet pricing targets while insuring market competitiveness Work with Supply Chain / Operations team to ensure lead time commitments and military packaging requirements are achieved Provide regular analysis of each product lines' performance Identify government tools and implement tracking templates to monitor solicitations and provide feedback to the Sales group Measure effectiveness of product line strategies to identify strengths - weaknesses - opportunities - and threats Develop relationships with the Production Military Team and DLA where appropriate Maintain customer contact to facilitate flow of market intelligence Follow up on bids and ensure timely delivery Manages product line content depth and breadth Provides primary pricing strategy / market analysis to ensure competitive position and accuracy Cross functional communication of product and marketing initiatives Follow and lead team of functional representatives through projects Work across the Marketing department on various initiatives Utilize industry contacts to assist with the elimination of excess and surplus inventories Bachelors degree required; advanced degree preferred 8 or more years of experience required with extensive responsibilities for marketing / program / project management and a demonstrated track record of success Strongly prefer experience in the markets - products - and customers of the Aftermarket Division Proven business skills and interpersonal communication / influencing skills required PC proficiency in Microsoft Office applications - including Power Point and Excel The CVA organization has the right to deem a person qualified for a position if that person has had one or more years experience in the position or similar positionBonus PotentialThis position is eligible for Meritors Incentive Compensation Plan - which offers payouts based on company performance - job level - and individual performance.BenefitsMeritor provides a comprehensive total rewards benefit program. Options include medical - dental - vision - Health savings account - flexible spending accounts - retirement savings plan - sickness and accident benefits - life insurance - paid vacation & holidays - employee assistance program - vehicle discounts and more.Diversity StatementAt Meritor - all are welcome. Our focus is on creating a people-focused culture that enables each one of us to perform at our best. Celebrating the uniqueness of our individual team members helps us build diverse teams where we all can thrive. At Meritor - we run together. You belong here.Equal Employment Opportunity StatementMeritor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race - color - religion - sex - national origin - disability - or protected veteran status.#LI-MF1