Sage Parts is the world's largest supplier of GSE (Ground Support Equipment) and airport-related equipment replacement parts with operations in The United States, Canada, Chile, France, Hong Kong, Singapore, Macau, Peru, South Africa, The Netherlands, and The United Kingdom. Sage Parts supplies replacement parts and accessories for all types and brands of GSE. Sage provides supply chain management, on site supply services, single source supply, logistics solutions, engineering solutions and other cost reduction programs.
This Product Manager will be based in Melville, NY, working side by side with other Sage Product Managers and will liaison between our Executive Management, Sales, Engineering, Sourcing, and Purchasing teams. There is opportunity for growth to oversee all Product Managers.
LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY!
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Direct contact with customers, suppliers, and factories in order to manage specific product lines
Evaluate customer needs and make recommendations
Work with the sales team to understand the needs of customers, what problems they have, and how they make buying decisions
Meet or exceed company performance standing by providing a high level of quality customer service and market awareness
Manage the entire product line life cycle from planning to market
Specify market requirements for products through market research supported by visits to customers and non-customers
Manage the development of marketing content to accelerate the customer buying process
JOB REQUIREMENTS, QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
Experience with mechanical products a MUST
Experience with heavy-duty mobile equipment
Experience with hydraulics, drivetrain, electrical components
Knowledge of mechanical products, including specifications, applications, and capabilities
Must have a strong mechanical and technical aptitude
Advanced Excel skills a must, strong working knowledge of databases such as Access a plus
Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, automotive engineering, electrical engineering, or strong mechanical aptitude with a business degree
Must be highly analytical and detail oriented
A strong leadership style, entrenched in ownership, passion, teamwork, innovation, and collaboration
Must be able to travel domestically and internationally
Sage Parts benefits offered include: Medical, Dental, Short and Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, 401k with company match, Vision, Flexible Spending, AFLAC plans, Paid Time Off. EOE.
Sage Parts is the world leader in providing Ground Service Equipment (GSE) parts and solutions to airlines, airports, ground handlers, package companies, GSE maintenance organizations, and GSE OEMs. Sage’s primary focus is on delivering continuous improvements by delivering cost reduction, enhanced service levels, enhanced products, and many services that result in tangible hard and soft cost savi...ngs for its customers. The company’s focus is to supply the best possible part, at the lowest possible price, in the fastest possible way. We offer the world's largest inventory of replacement parts and we are also the industry’s leading provider of outsourcing program management for both GSE and auto parts. Sage has established the most geographically widespread distribution network in the GSE parts marketplace with warehousing facilities that are strategically located at or near airport locations throughout the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe, and Asia.