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Product Manager - EES

Product Manager - EES
Date Posted8/14/2018
LocationGlenview, IL
CountryUnited States of America
Job TypeFull-Time Regular
Position IdEB-5477714656
Job Description
ProductManager, Electronic Wire and Cable, EES Division
PositionProfile
The
Electronic Wire & Cable Product Manager is the company?s subject matter
expert for their products and suppliers. They have responsibility for understanding,
communicating, and leveraging the features/benefits of their products in order
to drive sales and profitability growth. The position is 50% strategic and 50%
tactical with upward mobility. This role reports to the Director of Product
Management within the company?s Electrical and Electronic Solutions(EES)
division.
Responsibilities
+ Annualbusiness plans & strategy execution on their suppliers and products
+ Manage tacticalrelationship with key suppliers
+ Identifyproduct/process cost improvement opportunities
+ Effectivelycommunicate key product messaging both internally and externally
+ Conductproduct evaluation and comparisons to identify alternates
+ Identify,manage, and communicate new product introductions
+ Executestandard cost strategy
+ Conductsupplier negotiations to obtain best value
+ Engagecross-functionally with sales, sourcing, and engineering teams
+ Participatesin end customer sales calls
+ Workwith Inventory Management team to develop inventory models andreplenishment strategies
+ Assistsin development of marketing collateral
+ Prepareand deliver presentations to internal stakeholders
+ Supportsourcing team in BOM and specifications review to identify product andsupplier options
Requirements
+ Bachelor?sDegree or equivalent experience
+ Minimumof 2 years experience in sales, marketing or similar roles
+ Previousexperience in the electrical distribution market is a plus
+ Must beself motivated with a strong sense of urgency
+ Analyticaland detail orientated
+ Excellentwritten and verbal communication/ presentation skills
+ Provenability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
+ Good PCskills including office applications such as Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
+ Willingnessto travel up to 25%
Company Information
Anixter is a Fortune 500 company and a leading global supplier of communication
and security products and electrical and electronic wire and cable. Our high-performing
team works closely with customers and the community to better understand their
business challenges specify cost-saving solutions and make informed purchasing decisions
around technologies, applications and relevant standards. Please view our video
for more information about
Anixter at https://www.anixter.com/en_us/about-us.html .
Anixter offers competitive
salary and a bonus program to reward your results. We are known for our
exceptional training and on-going development programs to support your career
growth including a tuition reimbursement. We provide our employees excellent benefits
including medical, dental, 401(k) with employer match, and additional company
provided retirement benefits.
Work Environment
Our
founders developed the Blue Book more than 40 years ago to present the beliefs and ethos that define our business style .
While we have grown and changed dramatically since we were established in 1957,
one thing has remained constant: our commitment to the values presented in the
Blue Book. You can review The Blue Book here at http://goo.gl/ZabyOl .
_Anixter is an Equal Opportunity andAffirmative Action Employer; Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran. We requireall of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a cultureof honesty and ethics at all times._
Job GroupProduct Management
DistributionYes


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