Product Manager

Location: Greenville, SC
Job Description:
This position is responsible for the implementation and management of projects and programs as defined by, and on behalf of the Director, Marketing. Responsible for developing and implementing a product marketing business plan that will generate a profitable product line. You will also work to implement projects and programs by working with and through the responsible plant departments, including, but not restricted to Engineering, Production Control, Manufacturing, R&D and Quality.
Reports To:
Director, North America Marketing
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure the continuity and timely completion of projects and programs by monitoring the efforts of all departments mentioned and assisting in their coordination when required.
  • Monitor plant performance and recommend changes required in plant operation for the product to achieve the required capacity, on time delivery, quality, and manufacturing costs.
  • Liaison between Marketing and Plant Sales, Sales Service, authorized representatives, AVX Direct Sales Personnel, and Customers.
  • Keeps all involved departments apprised of progress by oral and written reporting and is required to give presentations to sundry groups, both in and outside of AVX.
  • Develops marketing plans and programs to achieve the desired sales goals on a profitable basis.
  • Establishes and maintains an effective system for the collection and dissemination to and from the sales force of information concerning product performance and applications.
  • Determines the present and future market potential of all products assigned.
  • Analyze direct and indirect completion, prices, policies and promotions.
  • Develop and implement appropriate means of combating competitive situations and specific action required.
  • Recommend deletion of non-profitable products, also new products or potential expansion projects.
  • Assist in a resolution of customer complaints through prompt investigation.
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree; preferably, in an Engineering or technical discipline.
  • 5+ years of experience in a product manager / sales administration position.  Experience in the electronics industry strongly preferred.
  • Attention to details, ability to follow through with multiple assignments and ability to receive, assimilate and relay technical information accurately.
  • Significant travel is a requirement of this position.
  • Experience managing P&L responsibilities.
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