Product Manager - Industrial

Job Description
Description
Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG) is a global technology leader in specialty materials and components that enable high performance and reliability of consumer electronics, power electronics, mass transit, clean technology, and telecommunications infrastructure. With more than 179 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, Rogers provides product designers with solutions to their most demanding challenges. Rogers’ products include advanced circuit materials for wireless infrastructure, power amplifiers, radar systems, high speed digital; power electronics for high-voltage rail traction, hybrid-electric vehicles, wind and solar power conversion; and high performance foams for sealing and energy management in smartphones, aircraft and rail interiors, automobiles and apparel; and other advanced materials for diverse markets including defense and consumer products. To keep up with today's demands, Rogers needs a progressive work force to develop and implement specialty state-of-the-art products. Rogers provides excellent opportunity for those seeking to grow with a global, results-oriented company. We are looking for people who can make things happen, strive for continuous improvement, and like the challenges of a company which is growing.


Job Purpose:

The Product Manager will be responsible for developing and executing strategic marketing plans for Rogers Industrial Silicone foams & solids. Our Industrial Silicones - which provide unique sealing, cushioning & energy management properties - are used in a vast array of applications in hybrid electric vehicles, solar & wind energy infrastructure, and enclosures for electronic devices.

The Industrial Product Manager will lead the following efforts:


Global Pricing & Channel Strategy: Network with Global marketing teams to optimize and execute pricing & channel strategies for Industrial Silicone products.

Customer and Sales Support: Serve as key liaison to Sales Engineers, OEM’s, Fabricators and Distributors by developing sales tools, conducting regional training, and providing technical support.

New Product Development: Collaborate with Global marketing, R&D and engineering teams to execute market research and launch plans for new products.

Product Line Profitability: Work with Operations and Finance to ensure that Industrial product lines meet revenue & profitability targets.

Competitive Intelligence: Responsible for developing and maintaining competitive intelligence.

Marketing Communications: Responsible for divisional marketing communications - which will include product advertising, journal publications and trade-show booth design activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

BS Engineering/Scienceor BS Business/Marketing
5 years industrial product marketing (or combination of product marketing and technical sales experience)
1 year experience in project leadership
Willingness to travel (25%)

Preferred Qualifications:

MBA with a Marketing and/or Strategy concentration
Experience with similar products or market segments
Experience with qualitative marketing techniques such as customer/market segmentation, GAP and SWOT analysis
Exposure to quantitative market research & pricing techniques such as conjoint analysis and perceptual mapping.
Supervisory experience
International marketing or engineering experience

In addition to a competitive salary package, we offer:

Comprehensive health plans that include medical, dental, and vision;

401(k) with company match;

Global stock ownership plan;

Life Insurance – 3x base for salaried employees at no cost;

Strong work/family and employee assistance programs;

Tuition reimbursement;

Excellent training/development opportunities.



An equal opportunity employer

Company

Rogers Corp

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State or Province

Illinois

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