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Product Management Specialist

Date: Jan 28, 2019

Location: Lancaster, PA Pennsylvania, US, 17603

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You’ll see it in the vibrant colors of your school hallway, doctors and nurses will walk it while caring for your loved ones, your family will gather on it while creating everlasting memories.

We are North America’s #1 manufacturer of resilient flooring with a strong passion for integrity, safety, quality, and community.

 

That’s us. That’s Armstrong Flooring.

 

COMMUNITY

 

Community & Philanthropy: We have a heritage of investing substantial dollars in programs that enhance the neighborhoods where we live and work. Additionally, we’re proud that our employees regularly and willingly give of their time and talents to support the efforts of local organizations.

Sustainability: Armstrong Flooring has a long-standing reputation for sustainable innovation, starting with using cork waste to make linoleum floors over 100 years ago. We continue to develop products that have lower environmental footprints, and in some cases, reduce the environmental footprints of the buildings where they are installed.

 

WORK

 

Armstrong Flooring, Inc. (AFI), has an opportunity for a Product Management Specialist in Lancaster, PA.  This position works with the Product Manager to plan, organize and execute successful product lines from conceptual stages through product life cycles in order to optimize profit and meet marketing, financial and corporate objectives by performing the following duties.

 

What you'll be doing:

  • Participates in business strategy development by providing conceptual and strong analytical support.
  • Drives the new product development process by authoring comprehensive and analytically supported NPD documentation. Coordinates with the project manager, finance and others as needed to develop products on time, under budget and to market requirements.
  • Collaborates with a wide variety of functional areas such as sales, engineering, marketing, manufacturing, and operations to assist the Product Manager with product definition, development and launch activities. Provides financial and technical justification for product selection and definition.
  • Supports promotional activity with the sales team. This position will be the go-to-resource for pricing, promotions, and additional support.
  • Supports the process and tactics to sell dropped products and off-goods. Works closely with customers and the sales force.
  • Assists in managing the product line by carefully analyzing competitor offerings, our strategy and manufacturing costs to optimize margin to the business.
  • Serves as subject matter expert for assigned categories. Develops and conducts product knowledge training for customers, sales and other internal groups.
  • Analyzes market research and identifies and tracks market sales/trends.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities: 

  • None

 

Travel:

  • Up to 15% travel may be required

 

What you'll bring to the table:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, Marketing or related field
  • 2-4 years of related experience, including coordination of cross-functional projects

 

We'll be excited if you have:

  • Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree

                   

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:        

  • Passion and ability to interact and influence all levels of the organization
  • Strong communication, analytical and presentation skills

DEVELOPMENT

 

At Armstrong Flooring, every employee has development plans and discussions around career growth. We have many long-tenured employees with diverse career paths. We offer the following opportunities to promote a growth culture:

Certifications

On-the-job training

 Tuition reimbursement

 Online learning

 Instructor-led courses

 Job shadowing

 

BENEFITS

 

Competitive medical, dental and vision plans

401k with company match

Health Savings Accounts

Flexible Spending Accounts

Ability to purchase additional vacation

Employee discount program

Paid holidays

Employee Assistance Program

Mothers Room

 

 

LIFESTYLE

 

Company celebrations

Family picnics

Department gatherings/networking

Casual work environment

 

In addition, our world headquarters office offers:

Campus-like environment

3 mile wooded walking path

Fitness Center

Lunchtime Café

Disc golf, volleyball, bocce ball

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: Armstrong Flooring is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets. 

 

Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters

Armstrong Flooring, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact Armstrong Flooring employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.

Armstrong Flooring will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Armstrong Flooring, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Armstrong Flooring mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Armstrong Flooring employees, or to Armstrong Flooring’s resume database will be considered Armstrong Flooring property. Armstrong Flooring will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Armstrong Flooring will consider any candidate for whom a Recruiter has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Recruiter free of any charges or fees.

 

Armstrong Flooring partners with Scout for all direct hire search firm activity. 

 

Armstrong Flooring has a partnership with Scout for all of our direct hire search firm activity and as such, all inquiries and resumes must be submitted through Scout. Scout is an easy to use recruitment marketplace integrated within Bullhorn, PCRecruiter or accessible via Scout Connect. Accordingly, we respectfully ask agencies not to solicit our business managers or Talent Acquisition team directly and to reach out to Scout at www.goscoutgo.com/searchfirmreferral.


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