Product Manager

first_imgThe Lubrizol Corporation is an innovative specialty chemical company that produces and supplies technologies that improve the quality and performance of our customers’ products in the global transportation, industrial, and consumer markets. We are a Fortune 500 company and eight-time winner of the NorthCoast 99 Award, honoring great workplaces for top talent in Northeast Ohio. In 2009, we were named one of the greenest companies in America by Newsweek and Company of the Year by Chemical and Engineering News. Lubrizol consistently recruits the best and brightest. Put your valuable skills to work and join us! We currently have the following opportunity for a Product Manager in our Consumer Products/Aftermarket group available. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement The Consumer Products / Aftermarket business manages the Lubrizol Additives business in Automotive and Heavy Duty Performance Chemicals. The Consumer Products line includes aftermarket gasoline and diesel fuel additives, lubricant and engine treatments, transmission treatments and specialty additives. Our customers include the top brand marketers in DIY and DIFM aftermarket performance chemicals. DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: • Identify, manage and deliver the marketing support, product portfolio and select customer partnerships in support of this growing business. • Understand and implement marketing skills including product positioning, pricing, promotion and distribution. • Apply market knowledge to help customers grow their business and identify ways they can differentiate themselves. • Develop and publish promotional material (electronic and traditional). • Participate in or lead New Product Development teams, and provide market insight and analytical support • Maintain detailed knowledge of customers, competitors, and the market • Analyze market trends and predict business impact • Build relationships with other internal divisions and external groups (especially customers). • Analyze the business needs and identify effective solutions. • Convert market changes into opportunities for growth. • Develop, maintain, implement and communicate, with guidance, on innovative and realistic product line strategy. • Provide, with guidance, regional and segment product line strategy. • Participate in the development & maintenance of the business plan. Advertisement SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, SPECIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or business field • 3+ years product management and/or business development experience • Experience working with and leading cross-functional teams • Possess strong communication skills • Be highly organized and creative • Ability to travel approximately 25% of the time; including mostly domestic and some international travel CONSIDERED A PLUS: • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Marketing • MBA degree • Previous Automotive Aftermarket industry experience • In-depth knowledge of automobiles and/or trucks • Ability to deal with tight timelines and budgets • Experience managing multiple customer programs ranging from small/short-term customer interactions to complex longer-term programs SALARY RANGE: $57,500 TO $ $87,000 BONUS ELIGIBLE DOMESTIC RELOCATION FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION, APPLY ONLINE AT: