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Product Marketing Manager

Company: Robert Bosch Tool Corporation NA
Location: Mount Prospect
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Are you passionate about new product development, particularly in the power tool market , where you are expert in understanding what our end-users use and need in terms of applications and requirements?

Do you have a comprehensive understanding of market research methodologies and voice of the customer information in developing specific products and programs?
Do you have a track record of bringing new and innovative products to the market, not only here but internationally- we're influencing the global market from right here in Mt. Prospect .

Now, cool tools are only cool when they also meet the demands of the business- so you need to understand sales, profitability and market share targets for your products and have an understanding of what our competitors are doing in the market so that we can not only respond but leapfrog them. You'll be a collaborator and an influencer with a desire to WIN!

We are the Robert Bosch Tool Corporation and we need your expertise. Join our growing team and influence the direction of the cordless tool market!

Job Description
In this dynamic, cross-functional role, you'll be responsible for new product development by addressing portfolio gaps utilizing the user driven product requirements and time to market stage gate process, as well as life-cycle management of assigned product categories: Benchtop Power tools and Vacuum Cleaners/Dust Extractors.

You will do so through the following activities:
Creating business cases and preparing project financials for new product development
Leading the roadmap development for Benchtop Power tools and Vacuum Cleaners/Dust Extractors
Assisting in the development of end user driven products from concept ideation to commercialization.
Driving development of operating instructions with our safety and engineering teams
Working with international teams in a personal and virtual environment
Developing on-tool safety labels with Engineering and Safety teams
Ensuring on-time completion of product safety reviews as well as product manuals
Assisting with setup of product/pricing information, i.e. Maintenance of Product Databases
Monitoring category KPIs to ensure business plan targets are being met
Supporting product improvements, address quality concerns and seek cost reduction opportunities
Utilizing and implementing agile work methods in order to reduce time to market

5-8 years of Product Marketing, Engineering, and/or Sales experience working in an international team environment in the Consumer Goods industry (Power Tools industry experience preferred)
Bachelor's degree or commensurate experience; postgraduate degree preferred
Prior experience working in an international entity with cross-functional collaboration experience preferred
Prior experience working in the Interior Finishing Construction fields preferred
Outgoing personality, hands on, driven, able to maintain a sense of urgency and thrive in a process-driven environment
Excellent communication, presentation and organizational skills
Proficient with all programs within the Microsoft suite
30% travel including some international travel

Additional Information
BOSCH is a proud supporter of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) Initiatives

- FIRST Robotics (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)
- AWIM (A World In Motion)

By choice, we are committed to a diverse workforce - EOE/Protected Veteran/Disabled.

Indefinite U.S. work authorized individuals only. Future sponsorship for work authorization unavailable.

Keywords: Robert Bosch Tool Corporation NA, Mount Prospect , Product Marketing Manager, Advertising , Mount Prospect, Illinois

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