The product manager position will work directly with senior management and all other levels of the organization to develop a profitable growth strategy for the different product lines sold at each of the RPUI companies. The product manager will have responsibilities for all phases of the product lifecycle including product selection, market positioning, competitive pricing, product placement and promotion.
Develop a product line and brand strategy to generate profitable growth
Perform market research to identify new products, product lines, markets and market channels that offer growth for the core competencies of the RPUI businesses
Work with procurement, manufacturing, finance, sales and marketing to communicate and execute the company strategy
Identify, prioritize, develop and commercialize new products
Provide product data and merchandising strategy to the catalog team to streamlines the launch of new products
Assist with catalog and website content to ensure accuracy and effectiveness of the marketing program for each product
Perform pricing analysis and establish MSRP, MAP, Consumer and Dealer pricing and price exceptions
Perform product line and brand profitability analysis by product segment and customer then act to optimize sales
Develop a system to track new product sales and report on the viability of the business
Assist supply chain staff to qualify new suppliers, new products or components and reduce current costs
Work with the operations team to improve quality, efficiency, costs and capabilities
Evaluate alternative markets and channels and develop a strategy to compliment existing business through each business units core competency
Work with the sales team to analyze the market and the competitive landscape and develop sales material to support the sales team
A basic working knowledge of cars and auto parts
Knowledge of classic, hot rod or restoration markets a plus
Strong Relationship Building and Relationship Management Skills
Ability to take initiative
Excellent judgment, as well as proven ability to develop and recommend creative solutions
Proficient in MS Office applications including but not limited to Excel, Word and Outlook.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong planning and organizational skills.
Entrepreneurial drive and spirit.
Ability and willingness to travel (we offer business mileage reimbursement).
About Restoration Parts Unlimited Incorporated
Restoration Parts Unlimited, Inc. (RPUI) owns and operates a family of Automotive Restoration manufacturing companies and brands. The four major companies featured within this group are PUI Interiors, Trim Parts, SoffSeal and The Right Stuff Detailing.
Featuring products for American Muscle Cars and Trucks from the 1930's to the 1990's. We have the best names in the business and offer interior upholstery, trim, brakes, weatherstripping and more. Redefining Restoration One Dream at a Time!