Careers: Director of Product ManagementMay Bohon2021-03-25T14:27:43-06:00
Director of Product Management
Job details Salary: $90,000 – $140,000 a year Job Type: Full-time
Number of hires for this role: 2 to 4
Grandview, TX 76050
Leland’s Industries is a family of companies located in Grandview, Texas, a short drive south of the Fort Worth area. Our family of companies retail and manufacture backyard storage sheds, metal buildings, cabins, roofing metal, and decks. Our focus is to provide exceptional value and quality to our customers while also enhancing the lives of our employees and the communities we operate in. Leland’s Industries is a high-paced, fast-growing parent company that values a team-oriented work environment. This position is with Leland’s Sheds and Metal.
The success of our products will always depend upon our ability to deeply understand our customers and the shed industry in order to find new and better ways to serve their needs. To do so, we rely on both internal and external experts and highly value foundational skills like listening, learning, and leading courageously.
As the Director of product management, you will be expected to identify and prioritize the value we deliver to our customers while keeping delivery teams aligned and driving towards our future. In short, you “own” the success, growth, and profitability of the product lines you manage. However, since we are a matrix organization. You will need to create and communicate a vision that others will buy into. This position will report to the president of Leland’s Industries. This position will have direct responsibility for several team members and work in a large cross-functional team of leaders.
Company Core Values
Employee discounts on products
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Drive plans to achieve results for shed and metal production teams and deliver against company objectives, key metrics, and bottom-line results.
Lead, coach, hire and develop team members.
Manage the product, place, promotion, and price of the product lines you are responsible for.
Become the company and industry expert on your product lines.
Serve as a product evangelist and subject matter expert.
Understand, research, and follow trends. Assess and make recommendations for product and process improvement.
Align with your team to build effective relationships with internal departments to produce a superior product
Ensure that all Leland’s standards and customer commitments (i.e., quality, safety, output, on-time delivery) are followed.
Be part of the overall company executive leadership team.
Establish a course of action for self or others to accomplish goals.
Analyze customers, markets, and opportunities to balance risk, technical complexity, and value.
Communicate clearly and drive decisions forward while ensuring alignment and transparency across the company
Coordinate & partner with cross-functional partners such as Sales, Marketing, Product Marketing, and Customer Care.
Communication – Be an effective motivator and clear communicator. This will include videos, conference calls, dealer meetings, and visits both large group and small.
Math – You must own and understand the P and L, Balance Sheet, ad-hoc analytics, pricing, margin.
Relationships – Key Vendors, Partners, Cross Function Leaders, Large Dealer Network, Executives.
Generalist – Since you are leading a cross-functional team. You must have a good understanding (but not a mastery) of production/construction, finance, analytics, customer service with a higher level of expertise in Marketing and sales.
Ability to respond quickly to changing demands, processes, and updated information.
Operate with the customer’s interest in mind and take action based upon the best interest of Leland’s
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications, specifically Excel, Word, and Outlook
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Experience: Five (5) years of product management, brand management, or GM roles in consumer business.
Education: BA; Masters or MBA preferred.
Construction or Backyard structure experience highly preferred.
Must pass pre-employment drug screening and background check.
The physical demands must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Regularly required to sit and stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear. Must be able to walk, stand, stretch, bend, twist, stoop, and kneel. Frequently required to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability, and excellence
Comprehensive bonus structure
Numerous learning and development opportunities
An attractive salary and bonus structure reflecting skills, competencies, and potential