Position Title: Category Manager – Electric Components
Location: Midwest USA (Relocation assistance available)
Compensation: To $105,000 Base + Bonus + Benefits
My client, a leading Powersports, Agricultural and Automotive Aftermarket Manufacturer seeks a Category Manager for their Rotating Electrical Components (Starters, Alternators, DC Motors ect) product line. This is a highly visible role with a very well established world leader!
To deliver aggressive global revenue and profit growth by leading the development and execution of a New Product Introduction strategy that meets or exceeds revenue and profit targets defined by Senior Management. This person will manage the Rotating Electric team and develop highly productive processes that
1) Identify, source and introduce new products
2) Manage existing product lifecycle
3) Launch new products into the company’s vertical markets
4) Expand our product offerings for global market
Additionally, will assist in delivering an exceptional customer experience, brand development, trade show attendance, and product line planning as appropriate.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND COMPETENCIES:
Lead, coach, and guide assigned team of reports to successfully perform the following functions:
New Product Development, Planning, Forecasting, and Continuous Improvement
Scheduled supplier visits
Travel to other Corporate facilities
Customer visits as needed
Industry Trade Shows, as well as both Distributor and Industry Events
Microsoft Office Suite (strong skills preferred)
Familiarity with PIM and ERP system business applications
Agility and Netsuite knowledge a plus
ERP reporting skills desirable
Good mechanical aptitude and knowledge of vehicle electrical products such as (but not limited to): alternators, starters, DC motors, and their parts, stator coils, regulators lighting & safety systems, etc.
Working knowledge of quality management systems
Degree in Business Mgt, Marketing, or Engineering (MBA beneficial but not mandatory)
Product development experience required
Previous management experience required
Experience working with international teams
Strong understanding of electrical aftermarket replacement parts industry
Knowledge how distribution and dealer networks operate
eCommerce experience desired
Supervision of team part of candidate responsibilities
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