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Product Manager
Department: Product Development
Location: TBD 

Job Summary
The Product Manager is responsible for managing, tracking, and documenting the development of new product; identifying potential product opportunities; conducting market research; generating product requirements; determining specifications, pricing, and time-integrated plans for development and introduction.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conducts the research needed to identify potential products and levels to fill customers’ needs and desires and presents information to the management team
  • Manages the development of product packaging and markings
  • Works together with Engineering Director on product line direction and creating all the materials necessary for production
  • Provides management group with information regarding short-term and long-term product sales forecasts and special reports and analyses, including return on investment, time schedules, and manufacturing reports
  • Assists in the development of time-integrated plans for marketing and sales
  • Works together with sales to determine product pricing according to market research data; reviewing production and sales costs; anticipating volume; costing special and customized orders
  • Participate with cross functional teams to ensure continuous, on-going improvement, productivity, and quality

Education and/or Experience

  • At least 5 years of related experience or equivalent education and experience in product management and development (manufacturing knowledge also preferred)

Computer Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products: Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook

Technical Skills

  • High level of accuracy, exceptional organization skills and keen attention to detail
  • Understanding Asian Manufacturing processes for all WTB products groups (tires, rims, hubs, grips, saddles, etc.)
  • Familiar with new/modern manufacturing techniques
  • Must ride bikes; must understand bikes inside and out
  • Familiarity with the modern bicycle market and consumer needs/desires
  • Requirements analysis, pricing, planning, competitive analysis, sales planning

If you are interested please email resume and cover letter to hmcfadden@wtb.com 

If this position doesn't suit you and you are still interested  please send resume to info@wtb.com so we can keep it on file for future openings.