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VP Product Management, Commercial

Dalton, GA, USA | Mohawk Industries

  • Industry:
    Manufacturing (Light Industry / Consumer-Oriented)
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    Product Development
  • Experience:
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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At Mohawk Industries, we’re committed to more – more customer solutions, more process improvements, more sustainable manufacturing and more opportunities for our team.

As a Fortune 500, global flooring leader with some of the best-known brands in the industry, Mohawk is a great place to start or develop your career with an emphasis on more of what’s important to you. Whether you want to lead more, innovate more, learn more or create more, you can find your more with Mohawk.

What we need:

Mohawk is looking for a Vice President of Product Management to lead the Product Management team, drive innovation and optimize profitability for our Commercial, Hospitality and International division. This position will own planning and execution for the life cycle of all product platforms within the division to ensure customer satisfaction and achieve the company’s revenue and strategic goals. 

What you’ll do:

•Lead a team of product directors and managers who are responsible for specific commercial product platforms

•Develop and maintain a portfolio strategy that ensures full coverage across platform, price, aesthetic and performance

•Set and achieve goals for sales, margin, inventory turns and platform newness

•Partner with sales leadership on key customer negotiations around product, pricing and scheduling

•Conduct product forecasting to determine demand, shipments and appropriate inventory levels

•Initiate strategies to ensure product placement through all channels of distribution

•Conduct market research and trend analysis to lead product development targets

•Recommend new product additions and identify market moves that will position Mohawk to capture additional share

What you have:

•Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or Business or related field with 10 years of successful product management experience required. (Flooring industry experience preferred.)

•Previous project management experience in a cross-functional environment required, including successfully organizing, planning and executing large-scale projects from vision through implementation 

•Strong analytical and organizational skills

•Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office products and demand planning principles

 What you’re good at:

•Creative, innovative, and visionary thinking

•Conceptualizing, organizing, and executing new initiatives

•Fostering a strong, collaborative team 

•Successfully communicating with a wide range of individuals in written, oral and interpersonal form

•Exercising tact, discretion, judgment, and diplomacy when interacting or negotiating with internal and external customers

•Prioritizing and multi-tasking to deliver desired outcomes within allotted time frames

What else?

•Expect to travel about 25% of the time

•While we’re a primarily in-office team, we thrive on flexibility and ensuring our people can balance personal and professional time

•We’re located in a pretty great spot – check out this video to see what we mean

Mohawk Industries is a leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk’s vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Our brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include American Olean, Daltile, Durkan, IVC, Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Mohawk Home, Pergo, and Quick-Step. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world’s largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.

Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.

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