The Coman Product Manager will be responsible for managing the full lifecycle of products manufactured and packaged by a third party for domestic and international sale. This role will lead the co-packaging and co-manufacture sourcing process by utilizing negotiating and relationship management expertise with vendors, strategizing methods of cost reduction, developing and analyzing financial allocations and contributing valuable service to the company and its customers. The Coman Product Manager will develop and communicate sales forecasts and trend information to ensure proper supplies are available to meet customer demand. This role will contribute to sourcing efforts with legal and ethical means of ensuring lowest total cost of co-packaging partners, clarifying vendor requirements and identifying opportunities for business improvement. While the Coman Products Manager is a very strategic role, the ideal candidate will have experience in and appreciation of both large scale strategy as well as day to day tactical responsiveness, taking particular care of special requests and projects that demand smaller supply, specialty items or changed / condensed delivery timeframes.
Travel required 20% of the time
Assertiveness to negotiate and mediate complex pricing and financial implications of contracts; demonstrated ability to motivate and influence others in a dynamic high pressure environment.
Detail oriented and able to work independently with minimal supervision
Ability to manage multiple complex projects to achieve desired outcome in a timely and accurate manner