Illinois Tool Works, Inc. Product Manager (1500) in Glenview, Illinois

Product Manager (1500) at ITW

Job Description

Position at Paslode

Seeking a new and exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic Marketing Team?

Paslode is currently recruiting a Product Manager to help grow the Paslode product line by implementing, and driving marketing/business strategies and action plans. If you are interested in joining a team that thrives on generating new business, collaborating with peers and accelerating professional development—this is definitely an opportunity worth applying for!

Paslode, a division of ITW’s North America Construction Businesses, has continued to shape the way homes are built for the past 50 years. As the pioneer and leading provider of innovative, differentiated fastening solutions for wood to wood construction, we offer trades and builders a line of highly engineered tools and fasteners that increase productivity and help them achieve higher quality construction. Our brand and product offering are widely recognized within our industry for superior quality, unparalleled service, and unique solutions to industry needs.

ITW offers its employees a path for advancement, a competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package designed to help employees care for themselves, their families, and their futures.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and communicate sales and earnings trends for given product lines through the use of dashboards and other tracking reports

  • Monitor key economic market information related to new home construction figures and provide market analysis support to Marketing and Sales leadership

  • Monitor, analyze and communicate competitive activity with regards to product, pricing and promotional activity

  • Play a key role in new product development process, by executing market research activities in the field, sorting, analyzing and communicating field research findings

  • Work with cross functional teams to keep projects on schedule within the framework of the NPD stage-gate process

  • Complete product line reviews, using ITW key principles, on a quarterly basis to reevaluate product life cycle strategy and recommend improvements in price and channel strategy

  • Collaborate with Sales and Channel Management to develop and implement regional and/or national marketing programs to support Paslode Residential Construction

  • Drive new product launches through the development and implementation of commercialization plans

  • Assist in the execution and measurement of pricing and promotional initiatives

  • Support field related efforts to facilitate the growth of the Paslode business

  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor required; Business, Marketing, or comparable discipline preferred

  • 5+ years Sales or Marketing experience

  • 2+ years product management experience preferred

  • Strong communication skills; both written and verbal required

  • Ability to work within a cross functional team

  • Strong data analysis skills, specifically Excel

  • Strong sense of initiative

  • Project management skills

  • Experience in marketing program development

  • Up to 25%

ITW is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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