Regional Product Manager
Henkel - Salisbury, NC

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What we offer
  • The Regional Product Manager (RPM) is responsible for product line management of the products manufactured in theSalisburyfacility, including profit performance.
  • The Regional Product Managers take strategic and functional direction from the Global Product Management organization.
  • The role involves working closely with Product Development and Operations regarding new product introduction and scale up, Global Product and Business
  • Management on longer term projects and with Sales insuring customers receive product which meet expectations.
  • The RPM emphasis is on existing products and internal communication.
  • This includes pricing, product and package availability.
The RPM can be viewed from two dimensions:
  • Product Line profitability with cost of manufacturing, freight, raw materials and location of supply as levers to improve profitability.
  • The 'cost to serve' model seeks to find the desired operating point of product / service delivery to the customer at maximum profitability to Henkel.
  • Support global initiatives such asSLAroll-outs, product classification programs, and rationalization projects
  • Lead and execute cost-to-serve optimization within the Americas o Orchestrate, lead, manage, facilitate and integrate the efforts of the various functions within the organization to ensure stakeholder's buy-in and coordinated execution of cost-to-serve opportunities Assist operations with communicating issues to sales and resolving.
  • Execute global strategies defined by the Marketing Team
  • Lead local stage-gate projects for raw material discontinuations
  • Serve as the voice of the customer to the Operations Team o Identify key sales projects within theAmericasregion and provide visibility of these to operations o Facilitate operational excellence through fostering team approach with customers o Coordinate projects related to customer issues with significant operational or sales impact
  • Coordinate product launches
  • Contribute to major customer complaints
  • Manage list price and perform routine pricing maintenance
  • Complete necessary management activities such as internal reporting and strategic planning
  • Perform product stewardship duties including product code and package creation and specification reviews
Henkel is an equal opportunity employer

Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran

Who we are looking for
  • Bachelors Degree minimum requirement
  • Minimum four years related experience and/or training
  • Previous manufacturing and product management experience preferred
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to create solid working relationships at all levels
  • Problem solving ability and critical thinking skills required
  • Flexibility to handle multiple tasks, including ability to handle pressure in a positive manner

About this company
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Henkel Corporation sticks with glue and a slew of other consumer products. The North American unit of German giant Henkel KGaA,...