Product Manager : Aerospace And Defense

Product Manager : Aerospace And Defense
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Product Manager : Aerospace And Defense

Details of the offer

Want to work for a company that is reimagining distribution? Join Univar Solutions, the premier global distributor of chemicals and ingredients. Our goal is to function as a direct extension of our customers' teams; to serve as an ally in their quest of business success.

At Univar Solutions, we're building on our more than 90 years of experience and drawing on deep resources : inventory and logistics experts, scientists, PhDs, procurement, customer service, sales and marketers:to deliver consultative services and an unmatched portfolio to solve customers' formulation and operational challenges. When you work for Univar Solutions, you'll play an important role in shaping how we deliver more than chemical and ingredients.

Position Summary:

In this role as the Product Manager in Univar Solutions Co:Pack Division you will be responsible for the management of the product portfolio which includes Military Specification, ASTM, and aerospace chemicals and lubricants in packaged containers, typically 55 gallons or less. This role will focus on the optimization of the product production plan including correlating sales forecasts and market demand with the inventory strategy and production plan to optimize throughput and product costs. This role is a key function to coordinate all aspects of the Aerospace and Defense product portfolio including new product setup, managing Qualified Products Listing (QPL), pricing, new project estimating, COGS optimization, production planning optimization, and overall portfolio profitability. The Product Manager is the commercial point person responsible for expediting new business and ensuring we have the right product portfolio to meet market demand. The Product Manager reports to the Senior Manager, Aerospace and Defense.

Major responsibilities include:

:Price Management:

:Price management, implementation, and strategic analysis to ensure margin optimization
:Respond to bid requests in a quick fashion, usually less than 24 hours
:Price list development and maintenance to maintain competitive position while protecting profitability
:Negotiate price supports with suppliers supporting key opportunities
:Production planning expediting and execution:

:Partners with and leads coordination of procurement, customer solutions, production planning, network planning, and commercial to ensure optimization of order fulfillment
:Responsible for developing metrics and conducting ongoing monitoring and measurement of production planning performance against sales
:Manages plant network relationships to ensure long term strategies are in place to evolve production capabilities to meet demand
:Along with MAD Business Leader, advocate for and develop business case for capability adds to support servicing business
:Acts as a bridge between commercial sales team and operations for quality concerns and correction
:Product management:

:Short: and long:term inventory strategy related to finished goods and indirect components
:New product setup responsibilities and point person for coordination of product build components including packaging, lids and labels
:Maintains US Military product specification documents and ensures product compliance with current specifications and testing requirements
:Manage Qualified Product Listing (QPL) submissions and renewals
:Lead and coordinate projects and activities around product line expansion, complimentary products or new product lines including selecting and vetting suppliers and making a business case for the expansion
:Point person for communications with R and D and Univar Solutions Applications Lab, suppliers, customers and our plants to solve product specification problems, defining customer product testing requirements, and issues around shelf life certification
:Collaborate with marketing to actively drive demand. Develop communications, training, processes, and tools which equip seller to pursue opportunities and drive sal

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