Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

  • Product Marketing Manager-EPDM Building Products

    Employee Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Degree Preferred
    4 Year Degree
    Requisition ID
    2018-128398
    Posted Date
    2/26/2018
    Location
    US-TN-Nashville
    Zip Code
    37201
    Functional Area
    Marketing
    Category
    Marketing
  • Company Overview

    At Firestone Building Products, you can count on us for complete building performance solutions – from roots to rooftops. By taking the entire building envelope into consideration, we provide focused solutions for roofing systems, wall systems, and specialy products based on the sepcific results our customers need to achieve. Constantly looking at the big picture, we not only deliver exceptionally performing building materials, but also the outstanding services, support, warranty and expertise – all backed by a brand you can trust.

     

    Backed by the strength of a diversified multibillion-dollar corporation, we offer excellent career opportunities, competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit packages. 

    Position Summary

    This role manages our EPDM portfolio life cycle from cradle to grave. It is a cross functional function that heavily interacts with the BOSS, Sales, R&D and Manufacturing.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Management of the product portfolio life cycle through. Prepare a Product category plan including new product proposals for 5 to 10 year planning horizon. Establish detailed plans for approved projects.
    • Identifying new applications and product development opportunities
    • Determining the price position of a product portfolio
    • Developing the business case and presenting justification for new products. Drive new product initiative and ensure smooth progress through a stage and gate process in a cross-functional collaboration with Sales, Operations, Finance and Marketing
    • Support new product launch activities including development of marketing/promotional materials, product demonstrations, selling stories, etc.
    • Forecast the business for his/her product category
    • Master market - including market segment trend analysis - and sales numbers in order to be able to support sales to outperform sales target.
    • Monitor product reputation and sales trends, highlight issues if they should arise.
    • Develops and tracks the detailed plans for each product project. Key inputs include business goals like major brand market share, ROA targets, SKU thresholds, market research insights etc
    • The Product Manager will become the subject matter expert for the products in their portfolio, will provide training to both internal and external customers 

    Qualifications

    Required

    • BS degree in Engineering/Business or related field, MBA Preferred and;
    • 10 years progressive experience in Engineering/Technology/Marketing/Sales functions.

    Desired

    • 15 years experience in a combination of the following areas: : Project Management, Product Management, Product Development, Marketing & Sales, Engineering, Manufacturing, Finance for a Building Material major supplier
    • Construction industry trends and dynamic understanding preferably in the roofing segment
    • Knowledge of Silicones or sprayfoam adhesive market and product is a plus Construction industry trends and dynamic understanding preferably in the roofing segment

     

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