Global Product Portfolio Manager

At Bullard, we don’t create just products. We create life-saving solutions and experiences that turn customers into raving fans. Be part of a team that dreams up what’s next and does everything necessary to make it happen. Bring your passion, dedication and focus to help shape the future of Personal Protective Equipment!

We question the norm. Collaborate and learn from each other. Innovate based on end user customer insights and are not afraid to do differently. We deliver value to our end user and distributor customers. Our vision is to advance human safety to enable long, healthy, productive lives through innovative solutions.

 

The Global Product Portfolio Manager is responsible for the product planning and execution throughout the product lifecycle. Responsibilities include solving end customer problems, defining and executing the product and portfolio vision from concept to production, determining strategy and guiding product innovations that help grow and engage our customers. You’ll collaborate with a wide range of global cross functional teams through the product lifecycle to ensure the Company’s financial goals and overall strategy are met.

 

  • Create, communicate, and champion the global product portfolio vision and overall strategy.
  • Write user stories and define product requirements that capture the vision, goals, and key elements of new products and features.
  • Partner with product development to develop and manage plans for new products, services, and technology roadmaps.
  • Provide prioritization to cross functional resources that balance new product development efforts, technology development, quality improvements, etc.
  • Product life cycle (PLC) planning, analysis, and implementation, including product simplification and optimization.
  • Development of business cases and evaluation associated with new product opportunities.
  • Product line pricing strategy and competitive pricing analysis.
  • Product line profitability analysis, including annual revenues and gross margins.
  • Work with country product and marketing teams to localize existing and new product and services to meet the needs of the different geographies.
  • Lead monthly forecasting of new and existing products with sales and operations as a partner.
  • Stay abreast on and communicate the competitive landscape, market share, and perform win/loss analysis.
  • Use Salesforce as a tool for segmentation and classification of all prospects, customers, and distributor partners.
  • Align with and represent the Company on various standards setting bodies and customer groups.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in a relevant technical or business discipline. Master of Business Administration strongly preferred.
  • 6-10 years of experience in marketing, product management or a similar role
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 25% when needed is also required.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in performing quantitative as well as qualitative research and analysis using common business application software tools (particularly Microsoft Excel).
  • Ability to influence multiple stakeholders without direct authority.
  • Willingness to “roll up sleeves” to perform at all levels and assist in areas outside of core responsibilities.
  • Great storyteller with an entrepreneurial spirit. 
  • High energy and engaging; Ability to build relationships and influence across a global organization.
  • Understanding of financial terms, concepts, and analytic techniques.
  • Ability to think differently and challenge the status quo.
  • Metrics and data driven.
  • The possessor of a great sense of humor

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