Product Manager - Sourcing

Location: Addison, IL

Department: Sales

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

 We are growing and we need good people to help push us forward. We are seeking a candidate that is interested in working in a fast paced environment, and has an aptitude to learn extensive product information. Ideal candidate will have an inquisitive approach to sourcing products to help expand our company offering, as well as someone who is self-directed and detail-oriented.

Daily shuttle transportation available to and from Lombard train station to our offices in Addison for those interested in taking the Metra.

Duties:

  • Build relationships with prospective suppliers
  • Research and develop market strategy for new product lines and existing product line expansion.
  • Work with sales and customer service to find creative solutions to customer's product needs.
  • Use innovation and creativity in developing new strategies to market.
  • Attend sales and marketing meetings.
  • Work closely with Marketing team.
  • Have a strong understanding of competition and the marketplace
  • Assist VP of Marketing and Sales Managers as needed in product procurement.
  • Set pricing to meeting revenue and profitability goals
  • Train and educate the sales force and customer service team on new products

Skills

  • Strong follow-up skills, attention to detail, and time management
  • Positivity & Optimism
  • Strong Business Acumen
  • Inquisitiveness
  • Willingness to help when needed in areas outside product management
  • Good memory for the products

Requirements:

  • Associates or Bachelors Degree in business or a business related field a plus
  • Experience in distribution preferred

The Cary Company prides itself on its fun, upbeat culture, providing a comfortable work/life balance and a supportive team environment. Enjoy working at an steady pace, and with knowledgeable co-workers who together create a customer-centric and professional team.

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