Director of Product Management

This is a well-established 100-year-old brand in the Workwear/Apparel Industry. They are one of the most financially stable companies in the industry. They are recognized as a high-quality provider with a strong brand heritage. The company offers a highly competitive compensation and benefits package commensurate with skills, abilities, and experience, including an incentive compensation plan, educational assistance, comprehensive medical/dental/life insurance benefits, and 401k plan with company matching. Hybrid office, 2-3 days a week. Great culture and room for growth.

This is an amazing opportunity to join a great international Brand. The reason the position is open is that the person that was in the role is retiring at the end of the year. There will be a transition time with this person that will ensure your success. You will have a team of 4 to 5 people reporting into you.  This team is already in place.

They are in the process of realigning this department into three areas: Merchandising, Design and Product Development. The candidate we are looking for must have a strong background and experience in the Merchandising area. This person will perform the Merchandising tasks as well as managing the PM team. As head of Merchandising, you will be responsible for developing and implementing the product line strategy to drive growth and profitability for the segments of the product line you are responsible for. You will serve as the communication liaison and manage all product deliverables and timelines. Additionally, you are responsible for ensuring all product data is accurate and up to date in the applicable systems/tools.

We are looking for a candidate that has worked in a consumer products company that sells to large retailers. Right now, this company is selling to: Lowe’s, Tractor Supply, Walmart, Costco, Menards, Ace Hardware, Amazon, as well as large Farm and Fleet retailers.

This role will report directly to the President of the Retail Division.

All Candidates must be able to provide work related references.

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Included in this industry are the apparel, home furnishings and industrial markets. We work in the fiber, fabric and fashion industry with clients and candidates located all over the world.

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