Simms Fishing Products
Date Posted: 9/30/2016

Product Line Manager, Footwear & Equipment

  • Company: Simms Fishing Products
  • Country:United States
  • State:Montana
  • Location: Bozeman, MT
  • Required Exp: 7 year(s)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Simms Fishing Products is a leader in the fishing industry – driven to create growth and vitality in the community. We build trustworthy and angler-driven products. Our employees communicate openly, keep their commitments and inspire trust. We build for the long haul with products that last and a brand that endures. Our employees are our most important catch.

To be a great fit at Simms, you must embrace the fishing culture and follow our practice to work like we fish – with purpose, passion & curiosity. Be prepared to share your latest fishing adventures.

Product Line Manager, Footwear & Equipment

The Simms organization is growing and we’re looking to fill the Product Line Manager, Footwear & Equipment position. This is a full-time, in-house position based in Bozeman, Montana.

The Product Line Manager, Footwear & Equipment is a key leadership, merchant and line management role on the Footwear & Equipment Team and champions the successful day-day operation of the footwear & equipment product lines to meet corporate cadence and milestone dates and goals. The Product Line Manager, Footwear & Equipment is focused on market research, business analytics, line management, go-to-market, product marketing, SMU management, and utilizing data-driven and consumer-driven business tools to inform decision-making. To be effective in this role, the Product Line Manager will partner with Executive Team, Sr. Management, Product Team, Marketing, Sales, Finance, and Operations on all long-range and seasonal line planning initiatives and reflect those in the internal line planning tools and data management systems. Further, the Product Line Manager, Footwear & Equipment will work closely with the Footwear & Equipment Design and Development Teams to support the successful execution of the product development calendar, materials management goals, and milestone review meetings.

The Product Line Manager brings a passion for the product creation process, a positive team player attitude, and enthusiasm for the consumer to add undeniable value to the fast-growing footwear line for Simms. The Product Line Manager, Footwear & Equipment is a problem-solver and finds workable, positive solutions to the challenges faced in driving this key product line forward in a quickly growing organization.

Outcomes of this role include:
- Leads the long-range planning and day-to-day line management activities of the footwear & equipment product lines to meet established goals and objectives.
- Become the market expert for footwear & equipment through strong market research, extensive retail travel, building partnerships with key Dealers, and staying aware of market trends that impact the business.
- Execution of all line management activities to ensure internal systems are up-to-date with key decisions and hit established calendar dates.
- Partner with Marketing and Sales to manage the successful execution of the footwear & equipment lines as it applies to the seasonal go-to-market initiatives: Product Marketing Communication, Sales Meeting, Dealer Workbook and global selling tools & assets.
- Build and maintain visual tools required to effectively communicate long-range and seasonal line planning decisions for the product line and meet calendar dates.
- Create and maintain the footwear & equipment line plans: product initiatives, product forecasts, sku analysis, volume analysis and sample management; produce market share analysis, catalog management and price list documentation.
- Partner with Sr. Directors to support alignment of seasonal key stories in footwear & equipment with key stories in Apparel.

Job Requirements

Requirements for this role include:
- Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing or relevant field.
- Minimum 7 years of experience in footwear and/or hardgoods with proven success. Prefer candidates with prior experience in the fishing industry.
- Robust leadership expertise and people management skills.
- Strong communication and presentation skills.
- Experience at leading change.
- Problem-solving skills.
- Team building skills.
- Process-driven attitude.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume through Malakye.com.

Perks

Simms offers: Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life, Short-term & Long-Term Disability; 401K, Holidays and PTO Program.

Date Posted: 9/30/2016

Product Line Manager, Footwear & Equipment

  • Company: Simms Fishing Products
  • Country:United States
  • State:Montana
  • Location:Bozeman, MT
  • Required Exp:7 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Simms Fishing Products is a leader in the fishing industry – driven to create growth and vitality in the community. We build trustworthy and angler-driven products. Our employees communicate openly, keep their commitments and inspire trust. We build for the long haul with products that last and a brand that endures. Our employees are our most important catch.

To be a great fit at Simms, you must embrace the fishing culture and follow our practice to work like we fish – with purpose, passion & curiosity. Be prepared to share your latest fishing adventures.

Product Line Manager, Footwear & Equipment

The Simms organization is growing and we’re looking to fill the Product Line Manager, Footwear & Equipment position. This is a full-time, in-house position based in Bozeman, Montana.

The Product Line Manager, Footwear & Equipment is a key leadership, merchant and line management role on the Footwear & Equipment Team and champions the successful day-day operation of the footwear & equipment product lines to meet corporate cadence and milestone dates and goals. The Product Line Manager, Footwear & Equipment is focused on market research, business analytics, line management, go-to-market, product marketing, SMU management, and utilizing data-driven and consumer-driven business tools to inform decision-making. To be effective in this role, the Product Line Manager will partner with Executive Team, Sr. Management, Product Team, Marketing, Sales, Finance, and Operations on all long-range and seasonal line planning initiatives and reflect those in the internal line planning tools and data management systems. Further, the Product Line Manager, Footwear & Equipment will work closely with the Footwear & Equipment Design and Development Teams to support the successful execution of the product development calendar, materials management goals, and milestone review meetings.

The Product Line Manager brings a passion for the product creation process, a positive team player attitude, and enthusiasm for the consumer to add undeniable value to the fast-growing footwear line for Simms. The Product Line Manager, Footwear & Equipment is a problem-solver and finds workable, positive solutions to the challenges faced in driving this key product line forward in a quickly growing organization.

Outcomes of this role include:
- Leads the long-range planning and day-to-day line management activities of the footwear & equipment product lines to meet established goals and objectives.
- Become the market expert for footwear & equipment through strong market research, extensive retail travel, building partnerships with key Dealers, and staying aware of market trends that impact the business.
- Execution of all line management activities to ensure internal systems are up-to-date with key decisions and hit established calendar dates.
- Partner with Marketing and Sales to manage the successful execution of the footwear & equipment lines as it applies to the seasonal go-to-market initiatives: Product Marketing Communication, Sales Meeting, Dealer Workbook and global selling tools & assets.
- Build and maintain visual tools required to effectively communicate long-range and seasonal line planning decisions for the product line and meet calendar dates.
- Create and maintain the footwear & equipment line plans: product initiatives, product forecasts, sku analysis, volume analysis and sample management; produce market share analysis, catalog management and price list documentation.
- Partner with Sr. Directors to support alignment of seasonal key stories in footwear & equipment with key stories in Apparel.

Job Requirements

Requirements for this role include:
- Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing or relevant field.
- Minimum 7 years of experience in footwear and/or hardgoods with proven success. Prefer candidates with prior experience in the fishing industry.
- Robust leadership expertise and people management skills.
- Strong communication and presentation skills.
- Experience at leading change.
- Problem-solving skills.
- Team building skills.
- Process-driven attitude.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume through Malakye.com.

Perks

Simms offers: Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life, Short-term & Long-Term Disability; 401K, Holidays and PTO Program.

Date Posted: 9/30/2016

Product Line Manager, Footwear & Equipment

  • Company: Simms Fishing Products
  • Country:United States
  • State:Montana
  • Location:Bozeman, MT
  • Required Exp:7 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available