Associate Product Manager - Essentials

Company Name:
Tennant Company
Associate Product Manager - Essentials
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Job Description
Tennant Company is a recognized leader in designing, manufacturing and marketing solutions for industrial and commercial markets, with more than $740 million in annual revenues. With a vision to become a global leader in water-based sustainable cleaning and other technologies, Tennant creates innovative solutions, such as our ec-H2O products, that are changing the way the world cleans. Tennant products include equipment used to maintain indoor and outdoor surfaces, as well as equipment parts, service, maintenance, and financing. Products are marketed under the Tennant , Nobles , Green Machines , Orbio and Alfa brands. With a focus on innovation and sustainability; Tennant Company envisions its role in the global marketplace as a company that will help create a cleaner, safer, healthier world.
World headquarters are located in Minneapolis in the USA; and European headquarters are in Antwerp, Belgium. We have manufacturing and logistics facilities in Kentucky, Michigan and Minnesota in the USA; the Netherlands; the United Kingdom; Brazil; and China. Tennant employs staff globally, including: the USA, Canada, Brazil, Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, the United Kingdom, China, Japan, Singapore, and Australia.
The Associate Product Manager is responsible for growing the customer satisfaction, market share, revenue and margin for the Essentials product portfolio, which includes corded cleaning equipment and walk-behind sweepers. The focus of this position will be primarily on current products, but there is potential for work on small-scale new product development projects as the candidate grows into the role.
Primary responsibilities:
Provide support to help Sales navigate through unique requests, which may include working on special pricing requests in competitive situations, working with Engineering on custom product requests, and working with Sourcing on unique supplier offerings
Partner with Sales, Supply Chain & Current Products Engineering to improve product quality & increase product margin. This includes analyzing field data, customer complaints, and warranty data to validate trends and prioritize with the Current Products Engineering group
Support Sales with more complex product questions including applications, certifications, and competitive sell-against strategies
Develop competitive assessments and sales tools to help win market share
Manage annual pricing process by creating market-based pricing comparisons and driving the communication and implementation plan
Lead product enhancement programs with the Current Products Engineering team and launch to the market
Drive channel strategy for current products to help grow revenue, which includes developing a more robust eCommerce strategy for Essentials products
Why Tennant Company?
Tennant employees work to create a cleaner, safer, healthier world. Here is an opportunity to work for a company that cares about what it's doing, cares about the sustainability of its products and works every day to develop new solutions that clean really well, but don''t damage the environment.
Employees of Tennant Company work with a spirit of Stewardship. We are accountable to our customers, our co-workers, investors and the global community. Very simply, Stewardship is a filter for our actions and decision-making, as we strive to leave things in better condition than when we found them. It might even include you!
Tennant offers competitive salaries with an excellent benefits package along with an environment where personal growth is encouraged. Opportunities with Tennant Company are posted online at . Interested in this opportunity? It only takes a few minutes to apply online! Click on the opportunity of interest and select the applicable application method at the bottom of the webpage. EOE/AA
Required Skills
Ability to collaborate and leverage cross-functional team to deliver results
Customer-focused with an ability to develop productive and strong relationships
Strong financial and data analysis acumen, including ability to learn and use reporting tools such as SAP Business Warehouse
Self-motivated to creatively solve problems and grow the business
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to diverse work styles
Required Experience
Bachelor''s degree in engineering or business
2-5 years of professional work experience
A desire for post-secondary degree in Marketing/Business is preferred
Cross-functional team experience and leadership skills
Successful track record for problem solving, idea generation and execution
Willingness to travel up to 15% of the time
Job Location
Holland, Michigan, United States
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