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The 280 Group recruiting team is working with our clients to identify exceptional candidates for the positions listed below. If you meet the criteria and are interested in applying, email your resume and contact info to Recruiting@280group.com.

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Current Job Postings

PM 160 – Global Product Manager (APAC) – Cosmetics (San Francisco, CA)

PM 159 – Director of Product Strategy – Adhesives (Boston, MA)

PM 157 – Product Manager – Chemicals (Philadelphia or East Coast remote)

PM 155 – Associate Product Manager – Chemicals (Kansas City, KS)

PM 154 – Product Manager – Chemicals (Kansas City, KS)

 

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PM 160 – Global Product Manager (APAC) – Cosmetics

Location: San Francisco or San Ramon, CA
Our client is one of the top skin care companies in the world. They are looking for a Global Product Manager who is passionate about technologies that enable rapid growth and flexibility for their customer-facing digital products.

In this role, you will drive the international expansion of products and platforms into the Asia-Pacific theater. You will collaborate with business partners, engineers, other product managers, design experts, and most importantly, the users, to define international product roadmap. You will be the key cross-functional partner to execute all aspects of product development, from discovery to launch, and are comfortable taking on many different tasks to get your product live.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Guide the vision and overall roadmap as we enter into new Asian markets
  • Be an evangelist for your products
  • Champion the needs of business teams and stakeholders throughout the development process
  • Translate business requirements into technical requirements based upon a thorough understanding of the R+F Digital strategy and vision
  • Work collaboratively and drive the launch of the projects under your responsibility. Make thoughtful decisions on the fly, constantly clearing roadblocks to getting your product live

Here’s what you should have:

  • 7+ years’ experience in product management, with proven delivery of application and platform products. You must have experience launching and scaling commerce applications and SMB tools with international teams in Asia-Pacific markets. (Japan experience a strong plus.)
  • Ability to understand local markets opportunities/needs, develop strategies to act upon those opportunities, and translate those needs to product features
  • Strong commerce ideation and product delivery skills desired, especially focused on product planning and discovery
  • Demonstrated success in working with web product teams, managing the collaboration between Engineering, Market Development, UX, Project management, & Product, and shipping products that deliver results
  • Technical understanding of international ecommerce market nuances, internet technologies, and web services with a talent for leveraging core system capabilities and applying them to new use cases
  • Strong analytical skills and a drive to experiment; ability to use data to drive decision making in product development
  • Ability to manage complex builds through thoughtful prioritization and disciplines that drive towards delivery
  • Bachelor’s degree in CS or related technical field ideal
  • Fluency in an Asian language preferred

Submit your resume to recruiting@280group.com


PM 159 – Director of Product Strategy – Adhesives

Location: Boston, MA
Our client is looking for a strategic marketing director to develop short and long-term strategies for their Adhesives division. You should have a proven track record in growing businesses and expertise in strategic marketing.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Lead the ideation, development and launch of innovative features for your product components
  • Own the vision and growth plan for the division
  • Own market research and intelligence gathering plan and related strategies
  • Develop a clear strategy for global brands to leverage our worldwide position and drive sustainable growth
  • Assist the division in developing a Go-to-Market strategy that fits its business model, channels, and customers
  • Be the subject matter expert, coach, mentor, and develop talent and processes to increase marketing competence across the platform

Here’s what you should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, or related field; MBA preferred
  • 7-10 years proven success (record of growth) in progressive Marketing roles
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a project team through market assessment, customer needs, product creation that led to significant sales
  • Must have knowledge of pricing theory and previous experience developing strategic pricing models
  • Market growth/ expansion experience within the chemical industry required
  • A proven track record of increasing market share through organic growth and creating new opportunities
  • Proven application of analytical, planning, forecasting and budgeting /financial skills
  • Competitive Insights experience preferred
  • Ability to travel up to 20%

Submit your resume to recruiting@280group.com


PM 157 – Product Manager – Chemicals

Location: Philadelphia or East Coast remote
Our client is looking for an experience Product Manager to meet and exceed their growth and profitability goals and ensure that the business remains a market leader. This position leverages first-hand understanding of customer needs, product and applications expertise, excellent communication skills and leadership instincts at all times to drive product development activities and decisions that maintain their position in the market as a premium supplier of maintenance chemicals and the highest level of customer satisfaction.

The ideal candidate will have a thorough customer and applications understanding through personal chemical application experience and voice of the customer research, working closely with cross functional teams throughout the product development process, and developing and implementing marketing plans to meet revenue and profit targets for the product line defined. This position is also responsible for providing regular communication, support & training to the sales and service organizations.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Meet regularly with customers, sales teams, technical service, research and development teams and others to understand customer needs and product requirements (voice of the customer).
  • Perform market research, competitive analysis and business data (unit volumes, revenues, margin) reporting to understand business trends and make informed decisions for current and future product direction.
  • Maintain an up to date understanding of customer’s buying tendencies in highly fragmented market.
  • Establish product requirements that ensure a strong and clear value proposition for the product by customer segment.
  • Work alongside a high-performance, product development team though all product innovation stages to ensure strong competitive differentiation while also meeting time to market expectations.
  • Work with the Marketing Communications Team to create and maintain marketing plans, advertising and sales tools including brochures, product descriptions, technical data sheets, web content, etc.
  • Leverage the company’s social media channels and marketing events to support the brand as a leader in the industry.
  • As required, establish partnerships to compliment the range of products, services and solutions that can be offered to the customer.
  • Motivate and provide technical support and training to the sales teams to assist them in achieving their targets for the product line.
  • Set pricing and general sales policy for the product line(s).
  • Manage product life cycle and assist with the communication and expectations setting with customers.
  • Leverage all corporate business philosophies in all aspects of product management and decision-making and actively participate in on-going team projects that maximize overall organizational effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Act in accordance with all company policies and procedures.

Here’s what you should have:

  • Must have an understanding and appreciation for chemical products to targeted industrial manufacturers; Marine, Alternative Energy, Transportation applications, usually acquired through a combination of completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, Science or Marketing as well as 3 – 5 years of Marketing experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must have a passion for product ownership and business development.
  • Must possess and demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have a proven track record of thriving in a team environment.
  • Ability to deliver results through exceptional project management skills and natural leadership capabilities.
  • An advanced technical or business-related Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from an accredited institution is desirable.
  • B2B and industrial channel experience from a chemical business is preferred.
  • Experience in new product development and technical program management.
  • New product commercialization experience.
  • Knowledge of Strategic Product Planning and Product Road mapping.
  • Marketing and collateral development, including specification and technical writing.
  • Must have a desire to travel as required, occasionally on short notice. Travel amounts will vary depending on where the product is in the life cycle, but could involve anything from day trips to 10-day international excursions. Expect on the order of 25% travel.

Submit your resume to recruiting@280group.com


PM 155 – Associate Product Manager – Chemicals

Location: Kansas City, KS
Our client is looking for an Associate Product Manager help them meet and exceed the growth and profitability goals and ensures that the business remains a market leader. This position works closely with the Product Manager and Manager of Product Management to perform product analysis and lead product initiatives.

In this position, you will develop a thorough customer and application understanding through voice of the customer research. You will work closely with cross-functional teams throughout the product development process, and develop marketing plans to meet revenue targets for the product line defined.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Perform market research, competitive analysis and business data (unit volumes, revenues, margin) reporting to understand business trends and make informed decisions for current and future product direction.
  • Meet regularly with customers, sales teams, technical service, research and development teams and others to understand customer needs and product requirements (voice of the customer).
  • Establish product requirements that ensure a strong and clear value proposition for the product by customer segment.
  • Work alongside a high-performance, product development team though all product innovation stages to ensure strong competitive differentiation while also meeting time to market expectations.
  • Work with the Marketing Communications Team to create and maintain marketing plans, advertising and sales tools including brochures, product descriptions, technical data sheets, web content, etc.
  • Motivate and provide technical support and training to the sales teams to assist them in achieving their targets for the product line.
  • Leverage all corporate business philosophies in all aspects of product management and decision-making and actively participate in on-going team projects that maximize overall organizational effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Act in accordance with all company policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Here’s what you should have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, Science or Marketing.
  • 3-5 years of Marketing, Field Sales, or Applications Engineering experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Computer proficiency within Windows based environment and other job related applications including web-based applications, social media and the Internet.
  • Experience working with a CRM system a plus.
  • Strong competitive drive to win balanced with the ability to work directly and through others to implement strategies and goals.
  • A self-starter attitude, able to self-motivate and work independently. Acts with a sense of urgency to drive results; is goal oriented. Possess an entrepreneurial spirit and willing to take initiative.
  • Strong listening and communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Able to work for short periods of time in environments where there may be exposure to heat, cold, or controlled chemicals.
  • A desire and ability to travel as required, occasionally on short notice. Travel amounts will vary depending on where the product is in the life cycle, but could involve anything from day trips to 10-day international travel. (25%)

Submit your resume to recruiting@280group.com


PM 154 – Product Manager – Chemicals

Location: Kansas City, KS
Our client is looking for an experience Product Manager to meet and exceed their growth and profitability goals and ensure that the business remains a market leader. This position leverages first-hand understanding of customer needs, product and applications expertise, excellent communication skills and leadership instincts at all times to drive product development activities and decisions that maintain their position in the market as a premium supplier of maintenance chemicals and the highest level of customer satisfaction.

The ideal candidate will have a thorough customer and applications understanding through personal chemical application experience and voice of the customer research, working closely with cross functional teams throughout the product development process, and developing and implementing marketing plans to meet revenue and profit targets for the product line defined. This position is also responsible for providing regular communication, support & training to the sales and service organizations.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Meet regularly with customers, sales teams, technical service, research and development teams and others to understand customer needs and product requirements (voice of the customer).
  • Perform market research, competitive analysis and business data (unit volumes, revenues, margin) reporting to understand business trends and make informed decisions for current and future product direction.
  • Maintain an up to date understanding of customer’s buying tendencies in highly fragmented market.
  • Establish product requirements that ensure a strong and clear value proposition for the product by customer segment.
  • Work alongside a high-performance, product development team though all product innovation stages to ensure strong competitive differentiation while also meeting time to market expectations.
  • Work with the Marketing Communications Team to create and maintain marketing plans, advertising and sales tools including brochures, product descriptions, technical data sheets, web content, etc.
  • Leverage the company’s social media channels and marketing events to support the brand as a leader in the industry.
  • As required, establish partnerships to compliment the range of products, services and solutions that can be offered to the customer.
  • Motivate and provide technical support and training to the sales teams to assist them in achieving their targets for the product line.
  • Set pricing and general sales policy for the product line(s).
  • Manage product life cycle and assist with the communication and expectations setting with customers.
  • Leverage all corporate business philosophies in all aspects of product management and decision-making and actively participate in on-going team projects that maximize overall organizational effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Act in accordance with all company policies and procedures.

Here’s what you should have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, Science or Marketing
  • Must have a strong understanding and appreciation for chemicals in industrial maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) applications
  • 7-10 years of Marketing experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Leadership competencies with supervisory experience
  • An advanced technical or business-related degree (MBA) is a plus
  • Additional field sales experience would be considered a plus
  • Computer proficiency within Windows based environment and other job related applications including web-based applications, social media and the Internet
  • B2B and industrial channel experience is a plus

Submit your resume to recruiting@280group.com


*Referral fee of $1,000 will be paid for any candidate currently not in the 280 Group candidate pool who is referred to the 280 Group for a full-time position that we have posted and accepts the position if offered from our client. Referral fee will be paid when we receive our fee.