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Product Manager
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Marketing,Product Development
Years Experience: 4-6 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: July 18, 2022
Job Location:

Montreal, QC
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Job Description

Conair Consumer Products ULC is a privately owned company, located in Woodbridge, Ontario, and part of Conair LLC, a Global organization operating in more than 120 countries. Established in 1984, we are a leading personal care and small kitchen appliances company in Canada, with brands such as Conair, Cuisinart, and BabylissPro.

The Position:

We have an opportunity for a Product Manager for our professional products division located in Montreal. The Product Manager is accountable for overall management of the product lines within an assigned category.

If you are looking for an opportunity to join a thriving, dynamic organization with an entrepreneurial spirit and an action-oriented culture, this role is perfect for you.

Responsibilities:

  • Product development from a to z of items within various categories. This accounts for 70% of responsibilities.
  • Execution of new product launches through development of packaging, POP material, and other related support material.
  • Develop and execute strategic plans for assigned category to successfully achieve the budgeted goals as set by management.
  • Formulate and execute marketing and merchandising plans related to specific product introductions with subsequent measurement of sales impact in the marketplace.
  • Lead product presentations to internal sales team and external customer base.
  • Provide recommendations on all potential new product additions within the category and forecasting of new products.
  • Source new products with overseas vendors.
  • Provide recommendations on pricing of products within the category.
  • Ongoing review/analysis of products within the category, including inventory levels, while providing recommendations to the Division Head with respect to slow moving SKU’s.
  • Ongoing independent analysis of the competitive marketplace related to current and new products within the category.
  • Support sales in terms of product information, trends, samples, competitive information and promotional strategies.
  • Work with the Marketing Manager to develop and execute meaningful product promotions and campaigns with the category
  • Prepare reports of category results / key sales data (e.g. pricing, promotion, assortment)
  • Attend trade shows as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or diploma in Marketing
  • Minimum 5 - 7 years of Marketing experience
  • Minimum 5 years of product development experience in the consumer packaged goods industry
  • Fluently bilingual in English and French
  • Ability to work independently and with initiative.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and the Internet
  • A team player with the ability to handle multiple tasks and effective in meeting tight deadlines.
  • Highly organized with strong time management skills
  • Beauty industry experience an asset

What we offer:

We offer a hybrid-working environment and an attractive compensation package including extended health benefits, life insurance, and a defined contribution pension plan.


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