Product Manager (Lighting Industry)

Location: Lake Forest, CA
Date Posted: 04-26-2018
Product Manager
Direct or Contract to Hire
Pay Rate: 65,000- 75,000.00                                            
Hours: 7:30 to 5:30

Job Details::
Collaborate with sales, marketing and executive management to develop product lines, marketing materials and sales strategies.
Manage product line, from concept to launch, on all new products and product upgrades
Outline product specification sheets and documents with the sales and marketing teams
Collect and verify data to prepare end of life cycle on products
Identify areas for product upgrades and enhancements
Research and analyze market conditions, competitors and trends in the lighting industry
Evaluate P&L, BOMs to present to executive management
Develop sales tools and sales training materials
Conduct product presentations
Support manufacturing team
Coordinate inventory levels with inventory management team
Support Sales and Marketing with product knowledge and technical expertise
Support purchasing department with sourcing new components and pricing of raw materials
Lead contact with suppliers both domestic and overseas
Oversee product/production assistant
Education and Certifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering required.
  • 3 years minimum lighting experience
  • Demonstrated leadership in a team environment
  • Self-directed with sound decision making
  • Successful project management skills and knowledge of the product cycle and
    product development timelines.
  • Strong knowledge of materials used to build company products.
  • Strong knowledge of the manufacturing processes used to build company products.
  • Strong analytical, problem solver and negotiation skills.
  • Aptitude for systems and systematic work.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Strong PC skills (CAD, word processing, spreadsheets).
  • Must have a track record in assisting in the development of innovative designs,
    procedures, implementing processes and getting things done on time
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