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Assoc Prod Line Mgr

Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location: Woodbridge, ON, CA, L4H 3G9

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

JELD-WEN Windows & Doors, Canada’s leading window & door brand, are currently seeking an individual for the following position at our corporate offices in Toronto, Ontario. Our vision is to lead the global building products industry with great people creating superior products and delivering excellence in all that we do.

Product Manager (Doors) – Toronto

Summary 

Reporting to the Canadian Product Line Manager, the Product Manager (Doors) is responsible for development of new products and management of existing products through the lifecycle. The Product Manager (Doors) owns the business strategy behind all door products sold in Canada. They will understand, determine, and clearly articulate functional requirements. This position works closely with team members from Marketing, Sales and Operations and will coordinate work done by cross functional teams in a matrixed organization to ensure continuity in product offering and the ultimate achievement of company goals and objectives for the Door product line.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage the development cycle for new products, from conceptualization to product launch.
  • Provide marketing with information for promoting products and assist with the development of the marketing strategy.
  • Monitor and analyze market trends and competitors to make sure products stay competitive.
  • Work with management to develop long term product development and sales strategies.
  • Carry out research to determine customer needs and expectations to develop new products.
  • Work closely with Sales and Operations to develop product pricing, analysis and forecasting
  • Develop “battle” cards to identify gaps in product lines vs competition
  • Lead or support the request for product line reviews as required
  • Interface with manufacturing and demand planning team regularly to understand and help resolve manufacturing challenges, stock outages, supply chain challenges
  • Establish, monitor, and report on key performance metrics
  • Compliance with all JELD-WEN corporate guidelines on marketing and business ethics

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Marketing, Business or a related field and 2-4 years of experience
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • The ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Excellent computer skills, including MS Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with Power BI, AutoCAD, Smartsheet or Airtable, definitely an asset.
  • Travel up to 10% within North America

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If you have the required qualifications and are interested in this position, please forward your resume including salary requirements to HRToronto@JeldWen.com stating Product Manager in the subject line.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). Jeld Wen will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.