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Samsung Electronics America Manager, Product Management in United States

Position Summary

The incumbent is responsible to drive the product related business decisions in conjunction with the Senior Manager, Product Marketing for SECA over the life cycle of the product. This includes total ownership of driving product strategy into the market and absolute owner for Monthly Sales Targets and Profitability of the product. The incumbent will be a liaison between Sales, SCM, Service and Channel for all product related matters.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Drive all product-related business decisions for the local subsidiary over the product life cycle relating to Marcomm, Sales, Finance, SCM and interfacing with HQ. This includes product line-up strategy, customer collaboration and promotion planning, product launches, product training, collaboration on merchandising and displays channel distribution strategy, price positioning, market share analysis, Forecasting (CMF & 3MF), Inventory Mgmt., market analysis and research, management planning, channel distribution strategy

  • Manage the Product Marketing team and collaborate with the national Sales Manager/team to execute on the sales & marketing plan

  • Communicate to Suwon Office (GBM) regarding market, competition, COGs and product planning

  • Accountable for the Profit & Loss of the product.

  • Collaborate with external and internal colleagues to grow sales and profit for product category.

  • Prepare budget forecasting & profit simulation

  • Communicate with customers (Internal / external incl. NSM preparations, trade shows, maintain exception partner relationships, etc.)

  • Review dealer feedback on line up and compare to current distributional strategy

  • Provide direction for more junior Product Managers on the team

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience preferred

  • A minimum of 5 years working in a Product Manager role preferred

  • Home Appliances background is essential

  • Strong proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other MS Office applications.

  • Ability to productively interact with distribution, retail and reseller business partners

  • The ability to plan, organize and implement marketing projects and programs

  • The ability to disseminate market information and provide the best strategic business plan

  • The ability to negotiate with both vendors and customers on marketing proposals and plans

  • The ability to develop tasks, work assignments, to clearly define objectives and give technical sales and marketing on a day-to-day level

  • Ability to assist in long and mid-term business planning

  • Ability to manage budgets and determine ROI

  • Must have a proven track record on results

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment is a must

Samsung is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Samsung has an accommodation process in place and provides accommodations for job applicants with disabilities as appropriate. Assessment and selection materials and procedures can be made available in accessible formats and methods as appropriate. If you require a specific accommodation because of disability or medical need, please let us know when selected to take part in our recruitment process so that reasonable arrangements can be made for the appropriate accommodations to be in place as you move through our process.

We thank you for your interest in working for Samsung. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Samsung Electronics is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, digital appliances, and network systems, and the entire semiconductor industry with our memory, system LSI, foundry, and LED solutions. Samsung is also leading in the development of the Internet of Things through, among others, our Smart Home and Digital Health initiatives.

Since being established in 1969 , Samsung Electronics has grown into one of the world’s leading technology companies, and become recognized as one of the top global brands. Our network now extends across the world, and Samsung takes great pride in the creativity and diversity of its talented people, who drive our growth. To discover more, please visit our official newsroom at ( https://news.samsung.com/global/ ).

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