You have strong business acumen with quick decision-making ability. You are a self-motivated, enthusiastic, team player who has the ability to motivate and coach a team of Account Managers. Your work experiences in procurement, product management and/or retail management are all assets you would bring to OWL Distribution Inc.
The Product Managers key role is to develop competitive programs which will be promoted by OWL’s Account Managers to achieve Company Sales targets. The Product Manager will market OWL’s complete product offering with emphasis on assigned product lines.
OWL Distribution Inc. is one of the leading building material distributors in Ontario. OWL offers positions that cater to career-oriented individuals seeking challenging relevant and rewarding employment opportunities. With our continued growth OWL is looking to broaden its dedicated team of Product Managers and is currently welcoming applications. We pride our success on the exceptional skills of our employees, quality products and our outstanding customer service.
What You Should Expect:
Opportunity for advancement
Attractive compensation package
Training and Development
Tasks and Responsibilities:
Negotiate programs with vendors
Develop and manage the relationship with key decision makers
Continuously interact with the Account Managers driving programs resulting in increased sales/margins
Organize and present products including bookings, special buys, programs, etc.
Buying, maintaining and achieving product sales and inventory budgets
Provide product knowledge support and training for Account Managers and customers where needed
Participating in the creation of sales promotions
Gather market information to ensure programs are competitive
Work closely with the Inventory Analyst to manage inventory, inbound deliveries, inventory procedures (cycle counting) and obsolete stock.
Apply continuous improvement and best practice philosophies to meet personal, department and corporate objectives
Academic and Core Competencies:
Diploma/Degree in Business related program
Goal oriented with a desire to achieve targets through self-motivation, persistence and determination
Demonstrate a high level of decision making/problem solving skills
Aptitude to improve processes
Demonstrate a high level of independence
Strong computer skills including Windows business application software