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PRODUCT MANAGER

 

At Irving Consumer Products, we recognize that the key to our success is our people.  We are a family-owned and operated company that has grown to become one of North America's leading manufacturers of household paper products. Irving Consumer Products produces branded and private label bathroom tissue, facial tissue, paper towels, as well as napkins.

                       

The Product Manager is responsible for effectively executing product and customer launches through evaluation of business opportunities, recommending potential program and SKU assortment changes, developing and managing overall execution timelines, and ensuring cross functional integration and alignment across all key areas of the business during product transitions.

This role requires close coordination and interaction with Sales, Marketing, Supply Chain, Purchasing, Development, Finance and Operations to ensure that overall project goals and objectives are met.  The Product Manager acts as a key business resource to the Sales organization in opportunity identification and quantification, along with developing and maintaining a tool kit of product design specifications, SKU and complexity guidelines, program development costs, promotional options, and competitive information.


Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Marketing or any related fields. 
  • More than 5 years of relevant work experience; multifunction experience preferred
  • Master degree in a related field of study is considered as an asset. 
Qualifications and Skills : 

  • Leadership skills : Ability to influence and bring people to alignment
  • Excellent analytical skills with strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well independently and with a team
  • Strong persuasion and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to adapt to a fast paced, dynamic working environment
  • Ability to deal effectively with suppliers and internal customers
  • Excellent organizational skills


Key Responsibilities:


  • Effectively coordinate cross functional activities which drive timely customer and product launches, optimize growth and profitability goals.
  • Develop, manage and report through regular communication on product, customer, and project development status.
  • Develop and maintain a tool kit for the sales group focusing, product design, (IPC & competitive), program & sku guidelines, packaging development, as well as promotional & merchandising recommendations.
  • Evaluate and quantify potential business opportunities, confirming Business capacity and capability to pursue.
  • Utilize syndicated data, consumer research, and consumer and shopper insights to help guide product development strategies.
  • Manage and integrate cross functional timelines to ensure delivery of Business Initiatives.
  • Manage Development and Initiative process and to ensure delivery of next generation product improvements and Business Expansion.

 

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:

 

Please apply online by June the 2nd, 2020. 


We appreciate your interest in our company!  The initial review of applications will begin on the deadline date for applying.  Applications received after the deadline may not be considered.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

 

To learn more about our products and services, click here.

 

      

 

Irving Consumer Products Limited is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

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