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| Company: RANDYS Worldwide | Industry:

Automotive

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Category:

admin, OEM Corporate Aftermarket

| Location:

Everett Washington

| AutoJobs #32067 | Expiration Date 2017-03-10 |
RANDYS Worldwide

Summary:  As a Category Manager you will be responsible for researching, developing and bringing to market new products and line extensions. 

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:  

 

  • Responsible for working with channel teams, engineering, purchasing, marketing and supply chain to seek out new products and to monetize opportunities for growth.
  • Strong project manager with the ability to bring products from cradle to grave working within a matrixed organization.
  • Provides technical training to other departments, channel teams and to customers as needed in support of product development and sales.
  • Owner of the 5 year Product Planning cycle.
  • Works with Brand Manager to ensure that channel partner is maximizing and growing brand awareness.
  • Works with other departments to minimize roadblocks to achieving performance goals.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • College Degree preferred.
  • Sales and product development experience with a solid ability to sell to internal and external customers.
  • 4-6 years of Sales, Category Management or Product Marketing experience preferably in Engineered Products.

 

Knowledge and Personal Attributes:

·         Develop and maintain professional and productive relationships with individuals from entry to executive levels across the organization.

·         Proven Category management skills.

·         Sales and product development skills that can change policies and drive new  business.

·         Excellent written and oral communication skills.

·         High degree of professionalism, ability to re organize and re prioritize based on the changing need of the business.

·         Excellent organizational skills, detail orientation and problem solving skills.

·         Proactive, results orientated leader.

  • Experience using MS Suite of products and a CRM system to manage sales relationships and results.

NOTES:

Additional Salary Information: DOE
About RANDYS Worldwide
As a leader in this industry for more than 30 years, we're the best at what we do and we do it differently than any of our competitors. At RANDYS Worldwide Automotive, we drive our business forward with a passion for success and a continual focus on performance, quality and technical innovation. RANDYS is the nation's largest aftermarket manufacturer and distributor of differential parts for cars and light duty trucks and the nation's largest distributor of Yukon Gear & Axle® and USA Standard Gear®. Yukon is an industry leader in quality, power and performance, defined by their "Best-in-the-Business" warranty, offering the widest selection of differential parts in the industry. USA Standard Gear® is the #1 choice for affordable differential replacement parts. RANDYS has identified the need to educate and support our customers in finding the right part every time. Diffwizard.com was developed and has quickly become the industry's most powerful differential parts identifier. This tool allows customers to identify and shop over 6,000 part numbers from 1948 to present.

Date Posted: 2017-01-09 14:22:42

 
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