Product Manager - Brake Components Trade Goods

  • 2800 S 25th Ave, Broadview, IL 60155, USA
  • Full-time
  • Legal Entity: Robert Bosch LLC

Company Description

Do you want beneficial technologies being shaped by your ideas? Whether in the areas of mobility solutions, consumer goods, industrial technology or energy and building technology – with us, you will have the chance to improve quality of life all across the globe. Welcome to Bosch.

Position your career for long term success by joining the world's most admired motor vehicle parts supplier as ranked by Fortune for the third consecutive year.

The Broadview location will be relocating to a new, modern office in Oak Brook Terrace, IL in the second half of 2020. 

Job Description

Product Manager for trade goods within the brake components business unit. Responsible for all aspects of developing and maintaining the braking products portfolio of trade goods and the “go-to-market” activities to support them. Position will play a pivotal role in the expansion of the braking components product portfolio and the overall growth strategy for the business unit. Major responsibilities include:

·         Technical and system (SAP) release of externally sourced products

·         Full P and L management of the product portfolio

·         Product lifecycle management for the portfolio of trading goods

·         Responsible for understanding customer needs and tailoring the product portfolio and marketing strategy to meet those needs

·         Maintains the catalog data for these products as well as provides quarterly update of the catalog data to the customers and aftermarket catalog (Epicor / WHI)

·         Maintains product information in the product information management (PIM) system for all part numbers. Exports and provides PIES data, Buyer’s Guides, and customer setup worksheets to trading partners on a quarterly frequency

·         Works with planning to ensure accurate forecasting of customer demand, specifically focusing on managing large changes in demand

·         Leads cross-functional teams to ensure successfully release of new customers, new products and product lines

·         Work collaboratively with sales to develop the customer pitch and present to the customer

Qualifications

•         A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Science Degree in Engineering required

•         3-5 years of experience in product management, product engineering, sales and/or marketing preferred.

•         Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint required. Experience in Microsoft Access and/or Power BI is a plus

•         Excellent verbal and written communication skills

•         Must be able to travel up to 20%

•         Automotive aftermarket experience is preferred but not required

  • Open for a VN contract.

Additional Information

The Broadview location will be relocating to a new, modern office in Oak Brook Terrace, IL in the second half of 2020. 

Bosch is a leading global supplier of technology and services with 400,000 employees worldwide. The Bosch Group manufactures and markets automotive OE and aftermarket products, industrial automation and mobile products, power tools and accessories, security technology and packaging equipment. Bosch aims to enhance quality of life with solutions that are both innovative and beneficial. Join a team that combines state of the art technology with sustainable growth and a proven track record of performance while offering a strong culture of work, life balance. Invented for life and improving people's lives every day ... We are Bosch!

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)

Position  your career for long term success by joining the world's most admired motor vehicle parts supplier as ranked by Fortune for the third consecutive year.

It is the policy of Bosch to provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all individuals based on merit, qualifications and abilities. Bosch does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, age or any other characteristics as protected by law.

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