Product Manager

Job Description:        
We are seeking a self-motivated and innovative Product Manager who is passionate about building products that solve real customer problems, support profitable business growth and improve our world. You will join a dynamic and fast-paced environment while working with cross-functional teams to design, build and roll-out products that deliver on the company’s mission and strategy.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develops products by identifying potential products; conducting market research; generating product requirements; determining specifications, production timetables, pricing, and time-integrated plans for product introduction; developing marketing strategies. Determines customers' needs and desires by specifying the research needed to obtain market information.
  • Recommends the nature and scope of present and future product lines by reviewing product specifications and requirements; appraising new product ideas and/or product or packaging changes.
  • Assesses market competition by comparing the company's product to competitors' products.
  • Recommends the nature and scope of present and future product lines by reviewing    product specifications and requirements; appraising new product ideas and/or product
  • or packaging changes.
  • •    Assesses market competition by comparing the company's product to competitors' products.
  • •    Provides source data for product line communications by defining product marketing        communication objectives.
  • •    Obtains product market share by working with sales director to develop product.
  • •    Assesses product market data by calling on customers with field salespeople and                evaluating sales call results.
  • •    Provides information for management by preparing short-term and long-term product        sales forecasts and special reports and analyses; answering questions and requests.
  • •    Facilitates inventory turnover and product availability by reviewing and adjusting                inventory levels and production schedules.
  • •    Brings new products to market by analyzing proposed product requirements and                product development programs; preparing return-on-investment analyses; establishing
  •       time schedules with engineering and manufacturing.
  • •    Determines product pricing by utilizing market research data; reviewing production
  •       and sales costs; anticipating volume; costing special and customized orders.
  • •    Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; 
  •       following up on work results.
  • •    Maintains product management staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training     
  •       employees.
  • •    Maintains product management staff job results by counseling and disciplining                  employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • •    Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops;        reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in            professional societies.
  • •    Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • •    All other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications:
  • •    4 year degree in a related field preferred but not required plus 2 years of related                experience.
  • •    Business-to-business experience a plus.
  • •    Strong computer skills including MS Office Suite, Google docs and other needed                software platforms.
  • •    Excellent oral, written and listening skills.
  • •    Entrepreneurial spirit, desire to be part of an early stage startup.
  • •    Bootstrapping mindset but obsessive about quality.
  • •    Positive attitude with superior interpersonal skills.
  • •    Honest and dependable.
  • •    Comfortable working across every level of an organization including company     
  •       executives.
  • •    Team player with the ability to display sensitivity, tact and responsiveness with
  •       current and prospective employees.
  • •    Self-starter who accomplishes major tasks and initiatives with little supervision.
  • •    Organized proactive problem solver.
  • •    Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
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  • If you want to fill this role, tell us why at jobs@driveway.ai