As Product Line Manager at Uncharted Supply co, you are responsible for overseeing and managing our assortment of products. Your primary goal is to drive the success of the product line by developing and executing strategic plans, ensuring product quality, and maximizing profitability.
Product Strategy and Development:
Develop and execute the overall product strategy
Conduct market research to identify trends, customer needs, and competitive landscape.
Collaborate with our internal team to conceptualize, design, and develop new products.
Manage the entire product lifecycle, from ideation to product launch.
Assess and optimize the existing product portfolio to ensure alignment with company goals.
Make data-driven decisions regarding product enhancements, updates, or discontinuation.
Analyze sales data and customer feedback to make informed decisions on product improvements.
Develop and manage the budget for the product line, ensuring profitability and cost-effectiveness.
Set pricing strategies based on market analysis, cost considerations, and competitive positioning.
Collaboration and Communication:
Work closely with cross-functional teams, including marketing, sales, and purchasing.
Communicate product strategies, goals, and performance metrics to stakeholders at all levels.
Provide sales teams with the necessary tools, training, and information to effectively market and sell the products.
Collaborate with the marketing team to develop compelling product messaging and promotional materials.
Forecasting and Inventory Management:
Work with purchasing and finance to forecast product demand accurately.
Monitor and manage inventory levels to prevent stockouts or excess inventory.
Proven experience as a Product Line Manager or similar role
Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills.
Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
Ability to lead cross-functional teams and drive collaboration.
In-depth knowledge of outdoor gear products and market trends.
Pay flexible based on experience.
Part time or full time, depending on availability.