Associate Product Manager

Job Description
From transportation to communication, from the leading edge of industry to the comfort of the American home, Bosch touches people's lives. Would you like to learn how to become part of our team? Then read on.

Robert Bosch Tool Corporation is composed of industry-leading brands, including Bosch, Dremel, Gilmour, Rotozip, Skil and Vermont American. Bosch designs, manufactures, and sells power tools, rotary tools, and accessories, as well as lawn and garden equipment. Renowned for innovation, versatility, ease of use, durability, and performance, Bosch tool products are sold through distribution channels. These channels include industrial supply houses, tool specialist, and rental firms, as well as retail hardware stores, mass merchants, and home improvement centers. Professionals and do-it-yourselfers benefited from numerous 2005 new tool products and innovations.

Job Description :

*Responsible for the development of next generation New Product planning and life cycle management of assigned product lines to achieve Corporate, Brand,and Segment goals for sales, profitability, and market share. Duties and Responsibilities:

*NEW PRODUCTS

*Lead development of next generation new product plans for assigned product line(s) toachieve goals of sales, profit, and market share of Corporation, Brand, and Segment.

*Expert in end-user applications and product knowledge

*Knowledgeable in competitive market (products, pricing, distribution channels) for assigned product line(s).

*Comprehensive understanding of market research methodology and its application to specific product/program needs

*Coordinates market research efforts through the Market Research / Intelligence department.

*Leadership role on multi-functional development team representing end- users / distribution partners ensuring new product meets / exceeds expectations.

*Responsible for clear and concise specification and overall marketing launch direction of product programs.

*Support Sales, Brand, and Event Marketing providing expertise on product related issues, competitive environment, end-users, and applications of assigned product line(s). Half new/ half existing products.

*Lead product improvement requirements

* Support quality improvements, cost reduction of assigned existing product line(s).

Job Requirements :


*3-5 years Product Marketing and/or Sales experience working on multi- functional team environment in Consumer Goods industry

*Bachelors Degree or 5 years of equivalent experience

*Post Graduate Degree preferred Please email your resume, in Microsoft Word format, along with the job title and reference number from this posting in the subject line of the email to the following address, PTNA.STAFFING@US.BOSCH.COM

Company

Robert Bosch Tool Corp.

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State or Province

Illinois

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