Product Manager, Marketing

Job Summary   The Product Manager is responsible for a product portfolio within the Kennametal Round Tool Business Unit. The successful candidate will develop strategy and execution plans to profitably and innovatively grow a product line minimum 2X the market growth rate on a global scale.  There will be a regular need to communicate and collaborate with cross functional teams like Regional Sales and Product Specialist, RD&E, Manufacturing, Demand and Supply Planning and Purchasing.   Key Job Responsibilities   Develop and Implement the Portfolio Management Plan including the portfolio strategy, new product development in alignment with RD&E, commercialization of the new products and product life cycle management. Achieve product category sales, market share growth and profitability to plan by region. Develop a pipeline of new product ideas aligning with the commercial team's needs. Assess the competitive performance and pricing of the product category and adjust accordingly. Support the global commercial teams with advanced level product training and roadmaps Work closely with manufacturing on demand planning, costs controls and support the modernization efforts.  Ability to provide technical direction in the development and manufacturing of round tools.   Education & Work Experience   Bachelor's in Engineering, Management.  M.B.A. preferred but not necessary 3-5 years (or more) in an engineering, marketing, or sales role with project management preferably in the metalworking field Competencies & Skills: Strategic Skill, Conceptual Ability, Learning Agility, Customer Focus, Change Management, Performance Driven & Results Oriented, Teamwork, Organizing & planning skills, Work ethics, Strong Data Analytical Abilities Domestic travel <20% Equal Opportunity Employer Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh Job Segment: Metallurgy, Engineer, Product Marketing, Manager, Marketing, Manufacturing, Engineering, Management
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
Less than 5 years

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