We have an exciting opportunity with a top client in the Traverse City MI area, in search of a Product Manager to add to their team. This is a one of a kind leadership opportunity that will serve as the lead of the aluminum technology division in product development and product management efforts. Our client has a fantastic reputation, team based, collaborative culture and room for advancement. Compensation package includes competitive base salary, full comprehensive benefits and relocation for the right candidate.
The Product Manager will lead product development and innovation efforts and also manage pricing agreements. The Product Manager will also direct the technical and commercial processes to keep our client the #1 supplier of aluminum welding wire in North America.
Responsibilities of Product Manager:
•Develop and execute overall vision and strategy for the aluminum wire product line.
•Responsible for growth, market performance, and margin management.
•Develop technologically advanced product characteristics and products.
•Ensure that all products sold are manufactured, tested and meet the requirements of customers and certification registry specifications and standards.
•Communication liaison between sales/marketing and the operations team.
•Manage the customer technical support system and the customer complaint system, communications with the customers and plant corrective action requirements.
Requirements for Product Manager:
•B.S. degree in Metallurgical or Materials Science Engineering.
•Demonstrated work experience in the manufacture of aluminum, alloy properties and product manufacturing such as wire drawing, rolling, forging and /or extrusion.
•Strong knowledge OR interest in welding processes and wire drawing processes required.
•Team player with a positive attitude, high motivation, and solid decision making.
•Experience in or a strong desire to gain commercial and business responsibility/experience.
• Ability to present to leadership team, and travel approximately 20%.