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Product Manager, Consumer Electronics

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CANADA INC.

This is a Contract position in Peel region, ON posted August 11, 2017.

Overview:

Inspire the World, Create the Future.

Do you believe in the power of technology to help shape a brighter future and a stronger global community? Are you inspired by the possibilities? Are innovation, camaraderie, and the pursuit of excellence part of your innate drive? Then you’ve got what it takes to succeed at Samsung.

Product Manager, Consumer Electronics

The incumbent is responsible to drive the product related business decisions in conjunction with the Category Business Manager for SECA over the life cycle of the product. This includes total ownership of driving product strategy into the market and absolute owner for Monthly Sales Targets and Profitability of the product. The incumbent will be a liaison between Sales, SCM, Service and Channel for all product related matters.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive all product-related business decisions for the local subsidiary over the product life cycle relating to Marcomm, Sales, Finance, SCM and interfacing with HQ. This includes product line-up strategy, customer collaboration and promotion planning, product launches, product training, collaboration on merchandising and displays channel distribution strategy, price positioning, market share analysis, Forecasting (CMF & 3MF), Inventory Mgmt., market analysis and research, management planning, channel distribution strategy .
  • Communicate to HQ (GBM) re market, competition, COGs and product planning.
  • Accountable for the profit and loss of the product; including some coordination with Finance and Sales Administration
  • Collaborate with external and internal colleagues to grow sales and profit for product category.
  • Prepare budget forecasting & profit simulation & market share
  • Communicate and present with customers (Internal / external incl. NSM preparations, trade shows, maintain exception partner relationships, etc.)
  • Present promotional plans to Division VP and Business Manager for sign off
  • Review dealer feedback on line up and compare to current distributional strategy
  • Work closely with Category Business Manager and AP2 planner to buy product from factory to achieve financial plans; weekly sales target and analyze weekly PSI and clear Aging Inventory
  • Complete ad hoc gap analysis, special projects

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience preferred
  • 5 or more years working in a Product Manager role preferred
  • Consumer Electronics background is a definite asset
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other MS Office applications.
  • Ability to productively interact with distribution, retail and reseller business partners
  • The ability to plan, organize and implement marketing projects and programs
  • The ability to disseminate market information and provide the best strategic business plan
  • The ability to negotiate with both vendors and customers on marketing proposals and plans
  • The ability to develop tasks, work assignments, to clearly define objectives and give technical sales and marketing on a day-to-day level
  • Ability to assist in long and mid-term business planning
  • Ability to manage budgets and determine ROI
  • Must have a proven track record on results
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment is a must
  • Show a sense of urgency

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