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Requisition ID:  55577

Assistant Product Manager

 

Are you looking for more?


At Mohawk Industries, we’re committed to more – more customer solutions, more process improvements, more sustainable manufacturing and more opportunities for our team.


As a Fortune 500, global flooring leader with some of the best-known brands in the industry, Mohawk is a great place to start or develop your career with an emphasis on more of what’s important to you. Whether you want to lead more, innovate more, learn more or create more, you can find your more with Mohawk.

 

 

 

What we need:

  • Assist in the strategic planning and organization of product lines from the conceptual stage through the product life cycle to

    optimize profit, as well as meet marketing, financial, and corporate growth objectives.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Develops both short and long-term strategic product plans for products and implements actions to achieve desired results.
  • Develops and implements pricing and profit margin initiatives to achieve annual financial objectives.
  • Working with a quality team, establish quality management standards and product specifications. Also, establish quality and color management program and product inspection procedures that ensure all product meets required quality standards.
  • Establishes and enforces product differentiation standards among multiple brands/customers.
  • Develop and manage new product launches through the Product Development Process.
  • Support the launch of new wood and laminate flooring products with the development of new products as needed.
  • Manage and resolve, with quality team and suppliers, all accessories related to quality or product issues.
  • Develops and manages an inventory management program that will control working capital expenditure. Key objectives are to operate with the "optimal" number of SKUs and eliminate discontinued or redundant products.
  • Develops relationships with key customers to determine product needs while maximizing company financial goals.
  • Monitors competitors to ensure products are competitive in look, price, and quality.
  • Ensures product plans are executed by all stakeholders, achieving target introduction dates and financial goals.
  • Develops and delivers product presentations and sales tools to internal and external customers.
  • Visits regional markets to stay abreast of product issues and opportunities.
  • Performs various other special projects as assigned.

 

What you have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing or business required. Knowledge of wood flooring products preferred. Multi­ brand development experience preferred.

  • Minimum of 2-3 years of progressive product management responsibility. Experience (or a sound understanding) in manufacturing and sales.

 

What you’re good at:

  • Ability to influence and foster teamwork at all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills. Must be able to prioritize and delegate.
  • Must have strong/proven leadership and organizational skills.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong computer skills in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

 

 

What else?

  • We’re located in a pretty great spot – check out this video to see what we mean

 

 

Mohawk Industries is a 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, IVC, Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Mohawk Home, Pergo, and Quick-Step. 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.

 

Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.


Nearest Major Market: Calhoun

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