• Sr. Product Manager

    Location US-IL-Lisle
    Job ID
    2019-33357
    # of Positions
    1
    Internal Title
    Product Mktng Consultant Sr
    Position Type
    Regular Full Time Employee
    Category
    Product Management - PM
    Travel
    Less Than 10%
    Relocation Offered
    No
    ERP Eligibility
    Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus
  • Overview

     Navistar_PARTS_4_colorBlue-Web_JPG- Driven By Uptime. Our focus is delivering Trucks and Buses that carry on the promise of being on the road, and staying there.

     

    Navistar is hiring a Sr. Product Manager – Private Label Brands

     

    Why Navistar?

    • Over the past two years Navistar has redesigned most of the International Truck vehicle line-up, including the LT Series and RH Series tractors, HX Series vocational truck, and soon to be introduced HV Series and MV Series trucks. The company is witnessing market share growth in several of its core segments, a testament to the customer acceptance of its new products.
    • Product quality and uptime has been a strong and ongoing focus across the entire company. Navistar has introduced a number of new powertrains to its truck line-up, including the International® A26 12.4L diesel.
    • Our alliance with Volkswagen Truck and Bus increases our global scale, strengthens our competitiveness, and provides our customers with expanded access to cutting-edge products, technology and services.
    • Superior parts and services offering throughout the country via our distribution channel
    • Best in class non-asset-based products that enable our customers to not only create value for themselves but for their customers as well

     

    Based in metro Chicago, Navistar International Corporation is a leading global manufacturer of trucks and buses and member of the Fortune 500. Our culture is to do things in days, not months, with the goal of delivering superior levels of product performance to our customers. We are looking for a Product Manager with this kind of commitment and entrepreneurial mindset to be part of our success story and help take our company to the next level.


    The Product Manager will be responsible for the following areas:

    • Manage Private Label parts portfolio with Navistar’s North American Parts organization managing over $500M in annual revenue.
    • Work with cross-functional teams to initiate, manage and execute new product launch and a mange life cycle of current products
    • Develop pricing RFQ’s and spot quotes to secure sales and penetrate market presence
    • Develop pricing strategies for current and future products
    • Track revenue and margin by maintaining a KPI matrix and report results effectively to upper management
    • Create promotional materials and develop strategies for Go-to market success
    • Collaborate with Sales and National Account Managers to retrieve market feedback and ensure customer satisfaction
    • Manage projects from start up to fully operational with focus on strategic goals and time requirements
    • Gather data and conduct in-depth analysis of market share and look for areas for development
    • Launch programs that identify opportunities aligned with company strategies and sales targets
    • Other duties as assigned

    In this highly visible role you will analyze market trends through dealer performance metrics for Navistar’s Aftermarket Parts segments: Fleetrite and RENEWED brands. This position is accountable for development and execution of product marketing plans to achieve incremental, profitable growth of through collaboration with dealer and fleet sales teams.

    You will identify opportunities for growing existing categories and recommend new product introduction opportunities. Your work will require project management experience and collaboration with several internal teams including purchasing, sales, dealer operations and distribution. You will oversee market research, monitor competitive activity and identify customer needs as well as establish pricing strategies.

    Responsibilities for growing product categories include but not limited to:

    • Product viability
    • Dealer capture and retention
    • Life cycle management
    • Involvement in purchase negotiations
    • Dealer performance

    Position Purpose and Requirements

    Develops specific marketing plans and activities for specific product(s) or product line(s) to establish, enhance or distinguish product placement within the competitive arena. Develops business plans and product positioning in the marketplace. Oversees market research, monitors competitive activity and identifies customer needs. Establishes pricing strategies. Works with engineering, manufacturing and sales to develop new products or enhance existing product(s) or product line(s). 

     

     

    Basic Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree and at least 8 years of marketing, sales or product-related experience
    • At least 1 year of lead experience

    OR

    • Master’s degree and at least 6 years of marketing, sales or product-related experience
    • At least 1 year of lead experience

    OR

    • At least 10 years of marketing, sales or product-related experience
    • At least 1 year of lead experience

    Additional Requirements

    • Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to be employed in the United States. Navistar does not anticipate providing employment related work sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B status)
    • Person must be self-motivated and have strong desire to go beyond his or her job scope with an hours not days attitude

    Desired Skills:

    • Background in product management with proven record of meeting deadlines
    • Experience with life cycle management
    • Self-motivated with desire to win and learn
    • Ability to work with cross-functional teams
    • Research and competitive intelligence
    • Understanding of remanufactured products and processes

     

    Competencies:

    • Action Oriented
    • Business Acumen
    • Customer Focus
    • Decision Quality
    • Drive for Results
    • Developing Direct Reports

    It's Uptime at International

    Visit us at www.Navistar.com to discover more about our organization

     

    Navistar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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