Marketing - Eagan, MN; Warroad, MN;

At Marvin Windows and Doors, we have Careers – Built around you.®  We are a world-class designer and manufacturer of windows and doors that relies on our years of experience, advanced technology and the entrepreneurial spirit of our employees to continually grow our business, (www.marvin.com).  Join our team and experience an upbeat, challenging, and fun work environment.  
 
Currently, we are seeking a Marketing Product Planner/Manager to join our Marketing Department and work out of either our Eagan or Warroad locations – both in MN.  This position is responsible for providing thorough analysis, market briefs and business cases for the product development process as well as representing the voice of the targeted customer per market segment. 
 
Responsibilities include: 
• Providing marketing and product development leadership for assigned projects: Market analysis, customer needs assessment, competitive analysis and evaluation, project scope, price/value analysis, key selling features and differentiation, forecasting, product research, and business case development
• Managing the product launch process to ensure successful market introductions, collaborating with communications, displays, pricing, technical services, customer service and technical publications departments
• Maintaining key contacts with targeted customers and develop strong listening post foundations, helping to identify the voice of the customer and opportunities for PPT and IPT consideration
• Supporting assigned existing product and options; review and approve ECNs for designated products; participate in the IPT process; provide support to supplemental options and products as they move into mainline
• Providing training on products and options to the broader organization and external customers; support ongoing maintenance of communication materials
 
Requirements include:
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience; MBA is a bonus
• Highly proficient in understanding technical data and information and an ability to logically develop conclusions and recommendations from data and information
• Strong analytical skills
• Ability to understand, interpret and clearly communicate project financial analysis and ROI; ability to forecast
• Strong strategic thinker; technical and conceptual abilities
• Self-starter; ability to anticipate issues and quickly formulate plans of action to solve problems
• Excellent communication and presentation skills
• Ability to work effectively in a cross functional team environment
• Ability to influence without authority; excellent collaboration skills
• Proven project leadership success, preferably in product development
• Ability and willingness to travel as needed
 
If you are self-motivated, have a positive attitude, strong work ethic and are a team player, send your resume and cover letter to:      
 
Marvin Windows and Doors
PO Box 100
Warroad, MN 56763
ATTN:  Kellie, HR
E-mail:  apply@marvin.com
Fax:  (218) 386-4204
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