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Product Director - Commercial

Company: Mohawk Industries, Inc.
Location: Dalton
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Are you looking for more? 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 Product Director who can do more with Mohawk. The role of Product Director directs the strategic planning and organizing of commercial product line(s) from conceptual stage through product life cycle to optimize profit, as well as meet marketing, financial, and corporate growth objectives. What you'll do:

  • Develops both short and long-term strategic plans and implements actions to achieve results.
  • Develop and maintain forecasts of customer demand and changes.
  • Monitors competitors to ensure Mohawk products are competitive in look, price and quality.
  • Establishes product quality standards.
  • Develops and implements pricing and profit margin initiatives in order to achieve annual financial objectives.
  • Develops relationships with vendors to provide best quality and the lowest cost.
  • Leads improvement actions through management and production teams.
  • Facilitates problem resolution related to product quality and supply chain issues.
  • Directs and leads new product development. What you have:
    • Bachelor's degree required, MBA preferred.
    • Knowledge of soft surface / carpet manufacturing preferred.
    • Minimum of 8 years of progressive marketing and product management responsibility.
    • Experience (or a sound understanding) in manufacturing and sales.
    • Strong understanding of inventory and cost accounting. What you're good at:
      • Ability to lead and influence cross-functional teams without formal authority.
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
      • Excellent presentation skills.
      • Ability to research and analyze trends to make product decisions with profit in mind.
      • Must have strong/proven leadership and organizational skills.
      • Must possess excellent interpersonla skills
      • Strong computer skills in Word, Excel and PowerPoint What else?
        • Office environment with 15% travel 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.

Keywords: Mohawk Industries, Inc., Chattanooga , Product Director - Commercial, Executive , Dalton, Tennessee

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