The ideal candidate will have a passion for creating innovative products through a mix of qualitative and quantitative methodsYou should also be frequently referring to best practices and the latest techniques in product management around discovery and scaling
Dealing with chinese ecosystems/suppliers is somewhat mandatory for the profile
Manage and drive the entire product development process, both internally and externally, ensuring all stakeholder timelines and deliverables are met.
Leverage techniques such as personas, stakeholder maps, customer journey maps, customer lifecycle maps, and user story mapping to develop and refine new product concepts
Achieve product assortment goals while ensuring product quality and testing standards, as well as margin expectations, are met.
Work closely with sales to understand directives for customer projects, analyze existing item sales and review new product forecasts.
Vendor sourcing, negotiating for achieving cost-effective purchase of raw materials/semi-finished goods and reduction in delivery times.
R&d on new products and categories.
Ordering, tracking, and updating warehouse and category team on status and progress.
Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness.
Anticipate unfavorable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies.
Solving issues and developing new solutions requiring new and innovative approaches.
Balance both tactical execution with strategic initiatives necessary to drive cost reduction
Identifying, develop, maintain vendor base for obtaining timely procurement of materials at favorable terms to ensure smooth operations.
Perform risk management regarding supply contracts and agreements
Managing & preparing performance reports and share the same with respective vendors and within the organization.
Strong experience of 5-7 years in a product-based organization (consumer electronics will be a plus)
Mandatory – be/b.tech(eee,ece, eit only)Mba will be a value addition
Extensive knowledge about sensors, iot, and electronics concept for npi
Industry – electronics / fmcg
Comfortable with understanding technical aspects of a product development process and communicating with engineering teams on trade-offs vsImplications
Tenacious and self-motivated with the ability to ruthlessly drive and achieve business goals.
Exceptionally good at understanding business needs and brand vision.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and good at interacting with senior-level professionals.
Excellent presentation (powerpoint and other presentation tools) skills.
Very good negotiation and query handling skills.
Ability to keep calm and perform in a high-pressure business environment
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