Seeking a Corporate Hose Product Manager. Apply today!
Apache Inc. is a 100% employee-owned company specializing in value-added fabrication of belt, hose, and cut and molded products for a wide array of industries and applications. Our products are available nationwide through our network of distributors, dealers, and retail customers, and are also sold directly to OEMs. Through acquisitions and a strategic alignment of resources, Apache has grown significantly over the last several years. As an employee-owner of Apache, you can expect to invest “skin in the game.” Which means you’ll enjoy a positive environment where you’ll play an important part in building something great and making a difference!
Corporate Hose Product Manager Cedar Rapids, Iowa
In this leadership capacity, you will accept the challenge of defining and communicating the vision for our product line successes, while applying your keen understanding of the wide variety of factors that contribute to and affect product strategy and execution. In short, you will ensure our product goals and visions become reality through planning, drive and collaboration.
To qualify, you should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or Business (or equivalent combination of post-high school education and relevant work experience), and possess eight or more years’ experience in marketing or selling hose products. You should have strong technical hose and accessory knowledge and a deep understanding of markets, distribution channels, OEM requirements and the competition. Experience with strategic and tactical pricing, along with a working knowledge of Salesforce is expected. Importantly, you’ll exhibit exceptional communication skills with an ability to listen to, and interpret, customers’ underlying issues, and clearly relay product definition. A hose manufacturer background would be ideal, as would be the possession or attainment of a Master’s degree.
Here at Apache Inc., we offer a competitive base compensation with a generous bonus program and an impressive array of employee benefits, including elective BCBS medical insurance. Moreover, this senior-level role affords high advancement potential, and you will be assured commensurate professional association participation opportunities. Apache also provides ongoing feedback, training and development throughout your career.
Working Together. Finding New Solutions. Thinking Forward. Join the leaders in industrial products, and be a part of building something great! Apache Inc. is EOE/Vet/Disabled and ISO 9001:2008 certified.