ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.
Clearly understand the retail and independent channel, and identify all new opportunities and prioritize these opportunities based on internal product plans and strategy, competitive and industry retail landscape and analysis of the benefits to revenue/profitability growth.
Responsible for pricing and profitability.
Assist in the development of promotions.
Drive the execution of new tool launches and marketing initiatives.
Plan, execute and participate in all facets of the National Accounts and STAFDA product strategy.
Support sales presentations as required.
Work closely with HKK on new product development, market intelligence and day to day operations.
Perform and coordinate market and channel research to gain insight into trends, technology developments, market and customer needs, competitive advantage and product perception. Incorporate all the relevant competitive market intelligence into Hitachi’s new product plans.
Work with all Product Managers to launch new tools into the retail and independent channel. Take responsibility for and/or support the product marketing aspects of new product launches.
Analyze sales figures and report back trends, issues and ideas to the Senior Product Manager.
(Other duties may be assigned.)
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals and disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Experience working directly with key customers in a dynamic and professional manner
• Needs to be a detail-oriented self-starter, able to manage own time effectively and meet
deadlines within a highly dynamic work environment.
• Needs to be able to demonstrate effective planning and organizing skills and the ability to
prioritize work and multiple projects to meet goals on schedule
• Needs excellent communication (written & verbal) and presentation skills with a good
rapport and proven track record working with key customers
• Needs to have an extensive knowledge of cordless power tools and applications
• Needs to be extremely proficient in Microsoft word, Excel and PowerPoint programs
• Willingness to travel
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree (BA) from four-year College or University and or a minimum of 2 years product management experience.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups or managers, clients, customers and the general public. Native or near native Spanish speaker.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exits.
Ability to operate PC. General knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
HKU conforms with the American Disabilities Act (ADA).
The work environment is consistent with normal office conditions.
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