Mohawk Industries COMMERCIAL PROD MARKET ANALYST in DALTON, Georgia
Mohawk Industries is the 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, Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Pergo, Unilin, Quick-Step and IVC. 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.
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This position is responsible for product and competitive market analysis and reporting, managing the drop process of fiber, finished product, and samples, and management of the sample and yarn portfolio. A degree of creativity and latitude appropriate to the job level is required.
Product Reporting: Collection of data and production of weekly, monthly, and quarterly product and yarn reports including product sunset review, common creel sales and efficiency, pilot plant metrics, Special Order Custom (SOC) trends, finished yarn usage, future drop sample, yarn, and finished inventory reports.
Market Reporting: Collection of data and production of regular competitive market information including monthly new product introductions, upkeep of competitor products and pricing intelligence, gathering and managing competitor sample library.
Drop Process Management: In collaboration with Product Managers, identify future sample material, yarns and finished products that are “at risk” or planned drops, and generally manage the execution of the drop process including the monthly communication across functional groups of changes in the product and yarn portfolio. Goal will be to minimize inventory of finished product, samples, and yarns by final drop date.
Yarn SKU Management: Manage the portfolio of singles and finished yarns including usage reports, collaborating with product mgmt. and development to identify SKUs that should be dropped or transitioned to a new yarn SKU and executing the process, managing “in stock” yarn SKU portfolio, and generally communicating changes across functional groups. Goal is to effectively manage yarn SKU count, successfully manage yarn transitions, decrease impaired yarn inventory.
Sample Product Management: Actively manage the portfolio of architect folders and piece samples by reviewing sample SKU and inventory reports and identifying opportunities for improvement. Goal is to align sample department with current and future sample portfolio needs and deliver improved sample efficiency.
Bachelor Degree Required
2+ years of work experience in a highly detail oriented role. Previous product management or other related experience a plus
Demonstrated experience and working knowledge of the flooring industry
Demonstrated experience working cross-functionally with manufacturing, planning, product management, product development, sample department, and sales.
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication necessary to effectively do the job as described including taking the lead in meetings and presenting to senior management.
Ability to manage and implement strategies as described above and resolve issues as needed
Experience working within a manufacturing company – a developed understanding of the product life cycle management
Strong analytical skills with the ability to think creatively and strategically
Ability to organize and execute new initiatives
Strong organizational skills – attention to detail and self-motivator
Ability to prioritize and multitask in order to manage multiple workstreams and deliver desired results in a timely fashion
Ability to work well in an unstructured environment
Excellent verbal and written communication, negation, and presentation skills
Advanced proficiency in AS400, Excel, PowerPoint, Tableau, Business Objects, Diver, and Sequel
Ability to handle multiple initiatives and conflicting priorities, meet deadlines, and drive results
Mohawk Industries, Inc offers a comprehensive compensation package that includes a wide variety of benefit options so that individuals can tailor plans that are right for him or her. Benefits include health care with a prescription card, dental/vision, disability, life insurance, 401(k) plan with company match, employee purchase discounts, tuition reimbursement for undergraduate and graduate programs and much more.
Mohawk is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to attracting a diverse applicant pool and sustaining an inclusive workplace.
AA/EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Job ID 2018-39548
FLSA Status Exempt
Job Group Product Development