Open Jobs

Product Manager in Woodcliff Lake, NJ at Amscan

Date Posted: 9/8/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Product Manager is a member of a Category POD team who is responsible for creating and driving the product development process from concept through production. This critical role is responsible for introducing innovative & trend right products, while negotiating costs with vendors  to ensure the right products are introduced at the right price. This role is responsible for the establishment and maintenance of a product development plan to ensure all key milestones are achieved.  The successful product manager works collaboratively with the Category POD team. This position has full product P&L responsibility which impacts the overall performance of the Product Category.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Responsible for the execution of the Category plan to achieve business goals
  • Leads pricing negotiations and generates multiple solutions and options
  • Conducts market research and possesses a high awareness of market trends
  • Responsible for the product development process from ideation to production
  • Partners proactively & collaboratively to meet margin and inventory goals
  • Reviews vendor quotes and analyses margins to determine product viability
  • Ultimate accountability for database accuracy, printed catalogs and communication
  • Manages warehouse and troubleshoots quality and testing issues

Job Requirements

Skills & Competencies Required:

Business Acumen:

 Experience in the product development lifecyle is a required along with strong business and financial acumen. A strong understanding of gross margin. Ability to use data analytics to guide decisions & judgment.  

Results Focused
Works to deliver the product development plan and achieve the financial goals set by the Category POD team. Puts customer first when making decisions.

Problem Solving:

Strong data management and project management skills required. The ability to find solutions and remove obstacle are required; understands the impact of decisions

Strategic Agility-Understands key relationships relevant to achieving short & long-range objectives.

Champions Change-Not satisfied with the status quo.  Offers compelling ideas to advance the business. Leads change from the front.

Qualifications

  • College Degree Required
  • 2-4 Years of Product Development experience
  • Experience in a Product management or merchandising preferred
  • Advance Excel & Microsoft Office Skills
  • Ability to travel between the Elmsford NY and Rockaway NJ Offices; Domestic and international travel minimal, but as needed.

Get Job Alerts

Join Our Talent Network to sign up for job alerts and updates
so you can stay in the loop about openings we have right now and in the future.