Gates Co Global Product Line Manager in Englewood, Colorado

GLOBAL PRODUCT LINE MANAGER Location: Englewood, CO United States Category: Marketing Job Type: Direct Hire Driven by Possibility Gates Corporation is a leading manufacturer of application-specificfluid power and power transmission solutions. At Gates, we are driven topush the boundaries of materials science to engineer products that continuallyexceed expectations. We don t rest on our rich heritage of innovation. We leverage it toinspire solutions that will power the next hundred years. We investcontinually in R&D and technology, so our products not only outperformindustry standards; they exceed our customers demanding expectations. Weinvest in our people, bringing real-world experience that enables us tosolve our customers diverse challenges of today and anticipate those oftomorrow. And we are constantly expanding our product catalog and value-addedservice offerings to support every facet of our customers operations. In themost extreme environments and those more familiar, Gates is there with theright product, in the right place at the right time. Whether buildingoriginal equipment or maintaining products in the aftermarket, we enablecompanies in every industry to be more efficient, productive, andprofitable. W POSITION SUMMARY: As Gates Corporation looks to the future, Global Production LineManagers (GPLM) for key product segments are a crucial role that willdrive the next phase of our company s growth. This role is accountable forthe development and implementation of organic and inorganic growth for theirproduct line strategic plan, including market and competitive analysis andidentifying strategic initiatives that drive profitable growth. The GPLMwill develop product roadmaps and work with engineering and other InnovationCenters of Excellence to fill out technology roadmaps that support theseproduct roadmaps. S/he will identify, justify and select through voice ofcustomer processes, new product development projects to obtain desiredgrowth in targeted market segments and achieve profitability targets. S/hewill plan, manage, and oversee the formulation of all short-term andlong-term objectives and business plans for their product line, includingmeeting OE targets, revenue, market share, price realization,profitability, VA/VE, quality, delivery and vitality metrics. Thisrole will reside within the Global Innovation organization and the PowerTransmission Global Product line and requires the candidate to demonstratematrix leadership and management between sales, operations and engineeringdrive annual and strategic results for their product line. GPLMs will workwith regions and engineering to manage the portfolio of organic investments inthe product line across the entire product lifecycle from ideation through tocommercialization and end-of-life. They will work with their innovationleadership and corporate development to identify inorganic (M&A orpartnership) opportunities that support their product line strategy. OVERVIEW OF QUALIFICATIONS: * Manages P&L for the defined product line within Global PowerTransmission, including planning and executing; Commercial derivative,New platform introduction (NPI) and VAVE product programs validated bybusiness case financials and tracked to operating plan targets. * Goal setting, problem solving, assistive project / programmanagement and operational review ability for targeted and approved programs * Collaborate with global channel /sales team for end customerengagement, voice of customer, industry association participation, andcompetitive research. * Define, implement, and manage product value propositions,positioning and pricing. Assist regions with promotion actions in regards tosales and service objectives. * Engage in customer RFQ requests, internal business case reviews andrelated negotiation documentation for the sales of products produced by thecompany. JOB REQU