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Product Manager / Product Management Specialist


Des Plaines, IL


Product Manager / Product Management Specialist

Location: Des Plaines, IL


Join our team as a Product Manager and lead the charge in shaping our product offerings for North America. Your role will be pivotal in ensuring our products meet customer needs, undergo continuous improvement, and align with market trends. You’ll be the bridge between our international team and local market requirements, driving innovation and excellence. Exciting opportunity to manage a $15M segment within a $100M company as the Product Manager.

Why You Should Apply:

  • Play a critical role in product development and market adaptation.
  • Work in a dynamic environment with opportunities for professional growth.
  • Be part of a company that values innovation and customer satisfaction.
  • Opportunity to lead national trade shows and showroom programs.
  • Competitive salary range: 95-110K depending on experience.
  • Benefits include Life insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment, Long-Term Disability, two weeks Annual Vacation—accrued monthly upon hire, ten Paid Holidays annually, a 401k (with company match plan), Voluntary Term Life Insurance, and an Employee Share Purchase Program.

What You’ll Be Doing:

Product range development 15%, Product range support 35%, Marketing 25%, Product documentation 20%, Other 5%

Highlights in these areas of expertise:

  • Determining and adjusting the product range based on customer needs.
  • Providing market analysis, feature benefit analysis, and price positioning.
  • Developing pricing strategies and reviewing prices based on field input.
  • Handling technical customer inquiries and ensuring product listings in relevant documents.
  • Leading the identification and execution of national trade shows.
  • Managing the national showroom program and ensuring proper product presentation.
  • Developing technical documentation and supporting marketing communications.

About You:

Be able to do the job as described.

  • Bachelor’s degree with Product or Market management experience
  • Engineering and/or manufacturing experience
  • Strong analytical and market research skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel.
  • Excellent communication and presentation abilities.
  • Ability to travel up to 30%, including occasional international trips for training. Otherwise onsite in the office.

How To Apply

We’d love to see your resume, but we don’t need it to have a conversation. Send an email to me, Rich Bradley, and tell me why you’re interested. Or, if you do have a resume ready, apply on this site.

Setting Expectations

We’d love to help every single person who is interested and applies to this role. Unfortunately, too many people apply who don’t appear capable of doing the job. We apologize in advance, but we will not be able to respond directly to all submissions. Sponsorship is not an option for this role. This client is an Equal Opportunity Employer

TBI Id No: 24-13021 Product Manager / Product Management Specialist