Product Manager

Gravity IT Resources

To Apply for this Job Click Here

Job Title: Product Manager
Job Type: Direct Hire
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Work Authorization: US Citizen or Green Card Holder
Referral Fee: +/- $950

Position Summary

Follow the new product development process for associate products. Work with sales and marketing to translate customers’ needs to product features and functions, capturing information in a market requirement document.


  • Innovative and out of the box thinking for associate products.
  • Recommend and help develop the programs to deliver the annual sales and profit goals.
  • Collaboratively work with sales and marketing.
  • Responsible for analyzing and quickly reacting to current market conditions and competitors by introducing new products, line extensions, product improvements, price changes, and promotional activities.
  • Analyze sales, special programs, new products and market trends to forecast future needs. Adjust marketing plans to ensure profitability consistent with annual plans.
  • Works closely with Sales to secure program and product implementation.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of professional environment and key industry/product issues
  • Ensures that product launches are executed flawlessly (on time and on budget) by following the appropriate planning process.
  • Participates in the New Product Development process for products introduced in assigned categories.
  • Training of sales and customer service on products.
  • Occasional travel for trade shows, customer and vendor visits, and sales meetings required. Providing source data for product line communications by defining product marketing communication objectives.
  • Developing market share data by working with sales directors and marketing to develop product sales strategies.
  • Provides information for management by preparing short-term and long-term product sales forecasts and special reports and analyses, answering questions and requests.
  • Assist in determining product pricing by utilizing market research data; reviewing production and sales costs; anticipating volume; costing special and customized orders.
  • Participating in tradeshows to ensure we are reaching the target audience with the correct products and message.
  • Participates in webinars, podcasts and other events to promote products with internal and external customers.



  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering or a related field.

Related Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 – 5 years Building Material Brand Manager experience.

Job Knowledge/Skills Required:

  • Innovative and out the box thinking.
  • Product Management, People Management, Understanding the Customer, Product Development, Requirements
  • Analysis, Pricing and Margin, Planning, Competitive Analysis
  • Experience with the creative development process and program execution.
  • Highly organized and very strong, proven project management skills.
  • Able to work effectively across functions.
  • Enjoys a high-energy, high expectations, results-oriented environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be a self-starter and self-motivated with a strong work ethic.
  • Strong computer proficiency in Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks and situations in a calm and effective manner.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong customer orientation.
  • Problem analysis and problem resolution at a functional level.
  • Strong team player.
  • Commitment to company values.

To Apply for this Job Click Here