Mohawk Industries DIRECTOR PRODUCT MANAGEMENT - RESILIENT in CALHOUN, Georgia
IVC Group Facility
101 IVC Drive
Dalton, GA 30721
Responsible for supporting the residential resilient segment. Maintain a balanced portfolio with primary focus on luxury vinyl through deletion of current products and addition of new products as necessary in order to drive and support continuous growth within the residential resilient business. Responsible for the product planning and execution throughout the product life cycle, including: gathering & prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with engineering, operations, sales, marketing, and support to ensure revenue growth and customer satisfaction goals are met. The Product Director's job also includes ensuring that the product supports the company’s overall strategy and goals as well as gaining knowledge and experience on all other Commercial hard surface products.
Conduct market research and compile information for trend analysis in hard surface product categories.
Gather intelligence on competitive product, pricing and promotion and compile analysis in each hard surface category; be an expert with respect to the competition.
Establish key contacts with field sales and dealer network to enhance market research/market intelligence collection.
Responsible for product forecasting to determine appropriate inventory levels.
Make strategic recommendations regarding product assortment that will address tactical issues.
Establish product strategies to ensure product placement through all channels of distribution; set pricing to meet revenue and profitability goals.
SKU management: generate recommendations for new product additions and product deletions.
Create new product positioning and establish recommended price points.
Identify promotional opportunities needed to balance product sales to manufacturing capacities.
Establish a working relationship with all levels of corporate and regional sales management.
Establish a working relationship with all internal customers (i.e. Product Development, Sales, Marketing, National Accounts, Sustainability)
Establish a working relationship with external third parties to assess sourcing and licensing opportunities.
Attend and participate at National and Regional Conventions/Shows.
Deliver monthly revenue forecast.
Assist in developing sales tools and collateral.
Perform product demonstrations to customers.
Brief and train the sales leadership and sales force at quarterly sales meetings.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Four-year college degree in Marketing, Business, or related field required with 5 years successful product management experience required (flooring industry preferred) .
Intermediate to advanced level proficiency in the following areas: Microsoft Office Suite.
Previous project management experience in a cross-functional environment is required. Involving successfully organizing, planning, and executing large-scale projects from vision through implementation while fostering team collaboration and task commitment.
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills necessary to effectively exercise tact, discretion, judgment and diplomacy when interacting and/or negotiating with all levels of internal and external customers.
Ability to manage/implement projects and contributes to concept development, and ability to identify, analyze and resolve business issues through solution-oriented projects.
Strong analytical skills to interpret/ adapt system procedures or operating concepts to fit new situations.
Ability to conceptualize, organize and execute new initiatives.
Strong organizational skills – attention to detail and Self-Motivator – willing to take the initiative.
Ability to prioritize and multitask while traveling in order to deliver desired outcomes within allotted time frames.
Creative thinker – innovative and visionary.
Ability to work well in an autonomous, unstructured environment.
Ability to travel independently and manage travel schedule.
Normal office environment. Approx. 25% travel
Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.
EOE Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans
Mohawk Industries is a leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk’s vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Our brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include American Olean, Daltile, Durkan, IVC , Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Mohawk Home, Pergo, and Quick-Step. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world’s largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.
Job ID 2019-41707
FLSA Status Exempt
Job Group Product Development