Illinois State Job Bank Employer Product Managemnt Specialist - 398068200 in LAKE FOREST, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/4982443 Job Posting Title n



Product Management Specialist - HVAC

n

n Work Location(s) n



US-IL, LAKE FOREST

n

n Position Description n



We are seeking a results driven professional to execute key Product Management activities, initiatives, and projects aligned with company goals and objectives.

n

Our Product Management Specialist will be a dedicated subject matter expert who will work closely with our Product Managers and assist in exceeding team goals through various avenues including:

n

n



+ Leading & managing foundational processes including new product authoring, catalog merchandising, and product attribute updating that supports the upkeep of the Tools product portfolio







+ Managing and executing specific projects related to line review implementation, inventory management, supplier performance improvement, pricing analysis, contract management, and marketing program support











+ Assisting in resolving supplier/product related issues and supporting customers and field based employees regarding product cost, customer/product warranties, pricing, hazardous materials, and regulatory issues











+ Performing financial, market, and business related analyses on trends impacting Product Category to assist team leadership in making effective business decisions











+ Participating in cross-functional teams and projects to ensure Product Management processes, concerns, and business issues are properly addressed for increased productivity, quality, customer satisfaction, and service





n

n Position Requirements n



Bachelor's Degree required with a minimum of three years related experience

n

Proven and demonstrated project management skills with the ability to solve complex problems

n

Excellent verbal and written communication skills to interface with internal and external customers

n

Strong business and analytical skills

n

Demonstrates the ability to build relationships both internally and externally as well as work collaboratively

n

Able to multi-task and set priorities to meet various deadlines while maintaining a flexible schedule in a fast pace work environment



Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access) and SAP



Experience and knowledge of Hand and/or Power Tools a plus



Experience with customer service or man

n

n Grainger is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status