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Product Manager, Bottles - CamelBak


Posted by Camelbak on 03/21/2019

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Lifestyle, Outdoor

Job Categories: Design - Product, Management - Product

State: CA

City: Petaluma

Country: United States

Required Experience: 5 - 7 years

Job Type: Full Time


Required to Relocate:

Required to Travel: Yes

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within:

Job Description & Requirements

Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

  • Revenue and Profitability - Product line pricing strategies to support company revenue and margin goals
  • Road Mapping - development of a multiyear road map for assigned product line(s) both short-term and long term goals
  • New Product Introduction (NPI) – gate reviews, milestones, and provides critical analysis to help the cross functional product team make successful decisions
  • Line Management - Develop programs as well as color & merchandising strategy by confirming alignment with the brand vision, detailed analysis to drive SKU efficiency, and key performance indicator tracking including revenue, cost savings, margin, market share, Point of Sale (POS), customer feedback or other indicators.
  • Market Intelligence - Competition analysis and mapping on regular basis & proactive strategy to counter competition.
  • Consumer Insights - including market research, interviewing and interviewing techniques, focus groups, ethnographic research, usability studies, and other methods
  • Brand Support Supports Marketing Team in the development and execution of all aspect of the product marketing plans including: packaging, product positioning, retail merchandising, naming, branding and messaging
  • Presentations - Presents product information to key internal and external groups, sales and buyers in a comprehensive, clear and tactical manner.   Comes armed with research, data points and preparedness on category lines.  Strategically actions feedback to improve lines.
  • Process Improvement - Makes recommendations to refine, streamline, and continuously improve any custom/smu product development/management process challenges

Position Requirements

  • 5+ years of related professional experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree in operations, business or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrable successes in managing hard goods or equipment lines.
  • Must be detail oriented but able to present the big picture.
  • Works effectively within a cross functional team, influential in building positive partnerships.
  • Strong leadership, change management, and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to communicate and present clearly and persuasively, negotiate to successful outcomes
  • Excellent organizational skills, must be able to handle multiple priorities in efficient manner.
  • Forward thinking and strategic skills, comfortable with white space.
  • Leads and/or mentors junior product managers and interns
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PLM and POS/sales analytics software

About Camelbak

The world leader in hydration systems. Hydration packs, water bottles, reservoirs, travel mugs. tumblers and pitchers fit for any adventure.