Associate Product Manager Job in HBD Industries

Position Summary
The Associate Product Manager will be responsible for helping to manage the product strategy and lifecycle of existing products, pricing and margins, new product development, competitive benchmarking, support of the sales field activities and project management for tactical / strategic initiatives.
This is an exciting entry-level opportunity for someone who aspires to be a future business leader. The role is based in the Springville, NY office and will report to the Product Line Manager.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities
Manage product roadmaps, requirements analysis, competitive benchmarking for new and existing products
Manage overall product development from concept through launch and lifecycle management
Participate in company-wide ERP implementation
Lead and manage product enhancement initiatives from concept through launch
Develop marketing strategies needed to deliver sales growth, margin, and contribution to profit objectives including channel selection, target account profiles, and demand forecasting
Develop sales tools and training materials
Responsible for the project management for select tactical / strategic initiatives
Work with supply chain and operations functions to analyze and drive decisions in support of key marketing activities
Participate in direct customer and field sales support
Experience and Education Required
Bachelor’s degree in business management, marketing, engineering or a related field
Ability to demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills
Technical Skills
Advanced skill with all MS Office products
Strong organizational skills
The Company
HBD Industries, Inc. (www.hbdindustries.com) is a privately held diversified manufacturing company providing industrial products, services, and solutions through six strategic business groups including: Industrial Rubber Products; Motors and Gearing; Ventilation and Air Handling; Magnetic Materials Handling; Tungsten Carbide Preforms; and Closed Die Forgings.
The Business Unit
Peerless-Winsmith, Inc. is an established manufacturer of standard, modified, and custom worm gear speed reducers and is located in Springville, NY. Since 1901, Peerless-Winsmith, Inc. has been manufacturing quality speed reducers and has built a reputation for engineering excellence with a commitment to quality, service, and technological innovation. We offer the broadest line of standard and modified worm gear speed reducers available to industry, as well as other standard and custom gear drive products.
HBD Industries is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
Job Type: Full-time
Benefits:
401(k)
Dental insurance
Health insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance
Schedule:
Monday to Friday
Ability to commute/relocate:
Springville, NY 14141: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)
Experience:
Product management: 1 year (Preferred)
Manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred)
Work Location: One location

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