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Product Manager

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US MgO Company

Leland, NC, US

4 months ago
full-time
bachelors degree

Job highlights

Qualification

We’re seeking a high energy individual with several years of product management experience to fill the newly created position of Product Manager. Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Engineering or related field. Experience supporting building products through codes and standards development. Ability to generate customer interest and specifications based on a product’s technical attributes. High proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Outlook, Word, and other related software programs. Dependable, self-directed, and able to complete tasks with limited supervision. Effective in analyzing and presenting marketing and technical data. Proactive problem solver with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively. Strong verbal and written communication skills; highly effective interpersonal skills. Excellent attention to detail, organization, and team collaboration skills. Remote candidates are encouraged to apply. Minimal local travel by personal or company vehicle is expected

Responsibility

In this role, you’ll lead day-to-day product management activities during our product launch phase and for the exponential growth period that follows. The Product Manager is responsible for the full lifecycle of our products. These responsibilities include understanding our customers’ needs and market requirements, developing technical documentation to support their work, answering technical questions, educating industry professionals, creating mockups and resources that support sales, and contributing to our goals for customer satisfaction and profitability. If you’re a building products specialist seeking a fast-paced, dynamic, and growth-oriented team environment, we’d like to speak with you!. Manage the product lifecycle for the company’s first series of products as we enter the market. This work includes transitioning existing foundational resources into best-in-class technical and marketing resources for use by customers, partners, and vendors. Develop and maintain product documentation including data sheets, installation manuals, specifications resources, guidebooks, and more. Lead the translation of technical product and building science information into accessible and compelling digital and print content for use by sales and marketing teams. Provide expert technical assistance on our products to architects, specifiers, builders, contractors, and others to support market adoption. Track and communicate to internal and external stakeholders competitive product insights, product innovation milestones, codes and standards development, and other activities. Develop relationships with industry advocates, influencers, and decision makers to support codes and standards development and market adoption. Build relationships with industry peers and participate in the management of subcontractors and vendors that support our work. Actively participate in codes and standards development committees, meetings, and events. Educate industry professionals on our products through in-person meetings, jobsite demonstrations, conferences, and other events. Perform market and customer research in ways that effectively track the depth, breadth, applicability, profitability, and customer satisfaction of our product portfolio. Track industry trends and opportunities that contribute to new business opportunities. Participate in the development, maintenance, and distribution of presentations, brochures, technical collateral, and other resources to co-workers, customers, partners, and vendors. Actively participate in the development and distribution of educational and promotional video content, marketing collateral, and technical documentation. Support marketing campaigns by providing education, communications, and technical assistance to target audiences. Business Development Support. Participate in lead tracking and contact management activities with clients and partners within our CRM system. Attend in-person and remote meetings, events, and conferences to promote thought leadership and support product sales. Communicate product updates to customers, partners, and vendors. Participate in weekly team meetings to plan schedules and prioritize projects. Attend local, regional, and national events for client and vendor meetings and for professional development and continuing education purposes. Support partner companies with strategies and activities on an as needed basis

Benefits

  • Health, retirement, and other benefits available after 90 days
  • Health Insurance
  • Retirement Savings

Job Description

Description

We’re Hiring For: Product Manager WHO ARE WE? US MgO Company is a new manufacturing business supplying Magnesium Oxide (MgO) sheathing products to North America’s residential, commercial, and industrial construction markets. Our mission is to lead the widespread adoption of MgO sheathing in homes and buildings across North America. We offer a proprietary range of innovative MgO sheathing products with high fire resistance and exceptional durability, setting a new standard for sheathing products used in homes and buildings. We’re seeking high energy professionals to join our team as we work through our product launch phase and into rapid growth in the years ahead. This is an exciting opportunity for talented professionals to expand their knowledge, skills, and abilities by helping to bring innovative products into a massive market. While our company and products are new, our leadership team has vast experience in construction, building science, and manufacturing. Visit our website at www.USMgO.co (new website coming soon!) for more information. WHO ARE YOU? We’re seeking a high energy individual with several years of product management experience to fill the newly created position of Product Manager. In this role, you’ll lead day-to-day product management activities during our product launch phase and for the exponential growth period that follows. The ideal candidate has 3 to 7 years of product management experience in construction or building products and an interest in using their talents to save energy and better the environment. The Product Manager is responsible for the full lifecycle of our products. These responsibilities include understanding our customers’ needs and market requirements, developing technical documentation to support their work, answering technical questions, educating industry professionals, creating mockups and resources that support sales, and contributing to our goals for customer satisfaction and profitability. If you’re a building products specialist seeking a fast-paced, dynamic, and growth-oriented team environment, we’d like to speak with you! ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Product Management · Manage the product lifecycle for the company’s first series of products as we enter the market. This work includes transitioning existing foundational resources into best-in-class technical and marketing resources for use by customers, partners, and vendors. · Develop and maintain product documentation including data sheets, installation manuals, specifications resources, guidebooks, and more. · Lead the translation of technical product and building science information into accessible and compelling digital and print content for use by sales and marketing teams. · Provide expert technical assistance on our products to architects, specifiers, builders, contractors, and others to support market adoption. · Track and communicate to internal and external stakeholders competitive product insights, product innovation milestones, codes and standards development, and other activities. · Develop relationships with industry advocates, influencers, and decision makers to support codes and standards development and market adoption. · Build relationships with industry peers and participate in the management of subcontractors and vendors that support our work. · Actively participate in codes and standards development committees, meetings, and events. · Educate industry professionals on our products through in-person meetings, jobsite demonstrations, conferences, and other events. Marketing Support · Perform market and customer research in ways that effectively track the depth, breadth, applicability, profitability, and customer satisfaction of our product portfolio. · Track industry trends and opportunities that contribute to new business opportunities. · Participate in the development, maintenance, and distribution of presentations, brochures, technical collateral, and other resources to co-workers, customers, partners, and vendors. · Actively participate in the development and distribution of educational and promotional video content, marketing collateral, and technical documentation. · Support marketing campaigns by providing education, communications, and technical assistance to target audiences. Business Development Support · Participate in lead tracking and contact management activities with clients and partners within our CRM system. · Attend in-person and remote meetings, events, and conferences to promote thought leadership and support product sales. · Communicate product updates to customers, partners, and vendors. Additional Activities · Participate in weekly team meetings to plan schedules and prioritize projects. · Attend local, regional, and national events for client and vendor meetings and for professional development and continuing education purposes. · Support partner companies with strategies and activities on an as needed basis. EDUCATION · Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Engineering or related field. · Training and certifications related to building science, building enclosures, or similar are preferred. EXPERIENCE Required · Minimum of 3 to 7 years of product management experience with building products. · Experience supporting building products through codes and standards development. · Ability to generate customer interest and specifications based on a product’s technical attributes. · High proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Outlook, Word, and other related software programs. · Dependable, self-directed, and able to complete tasks with limited supervision. · Effective in analyzing and presenting marketing and technical data. · Proactive problem solver with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively. · Strong verbal and written communication skills; highly effective interpersonal skills. · Excellent attention to detail, organization, and team collaboration skills. Preferred But Not Required · Product management experience with exterior sheathing products. LOCATION · This position is based in our main office in Leland, North Carolina near Wilmington. Ideally, the Product Manager will live close to or within travel distance of our office. Remote candidates are encouraged to apply. · Minimal local travel by personal or company vehicle is expected. · Moderate overnight travel to industry meetings and events is expected. POSITION TYPE · This is a full-time employee position. · Health, retirement, and other benefits available after 90 days. · This position reports to the General Manager. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY US MgO Company, LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation. TO APPLY Email Resume, Cover Letter, and Compensation Preferences to Info@USMgO.co. No phone calls please.