We have a Full-Time Job Opening
Company: Arrow Electronics
Company website: www.arrow.com
Position: Product Manager
Location: Multiple – Denver, CO & Long Island, NY
Deadline for Application: N/A Ongoing
Submitted by: Julie Mccormick
Email Reply: [email protected]
At Arrow, we help innovators to innovate. We work with some of the biggest players in the industry – all of the ones you’ve heard of, and many you’ve never heard of. We help designers, engineers and partner companies develop tools and apply technology in new ways to create better cars, better homes, better planes, better hospitals, a better life. We help companies recycle old electronics so that useful parts and processors don’t wind up in landfills. We help companies maximize their cloud data center investments and are on the cutting edge of the most energy efficient lighting systems. We help the world’s best technology companies think “Five Years Out,” working together to innovate the next big thing after the next big thing. When you think about the world of Five Years Out, Arrow is helping design it, build it and source it. We are a Fortune 150 company with 2012 sales of $20.4 billion. Our team includes 16,500 employees worldwide across more than 470 locations in 55 countries. At Arrow, you’ll join a team with a strong commitment to innovation and using technology to make the world a better place for us all. We’ll encourage you to develop your talents and discover new challenges every day. Are you Five Years Out? Then you’ll want to be working with us.
Product Managers are the liaison/interface between Arrow’s suppliers and Arrow sales team. The main purpose of the position is to develop, grow and leverage the influential supplier relationships to negotiate competitive pricing and availability, to increase sales and gross profit dollars for the branch or region. As the primary point of contact between the Arrow sales team and the supplier, Product Managers also arrange product training sessions, manage the product literature distribution, and promote product lines within the branch/region. Good Business Judgment – Learns quickly the process of: returns, quotes, delivery, pricing and special restrictions. Utilize management to assist in prioritizing their desk to provide quick and efficient responses. Identifies manufacturing problems to resolve delivery response issues and utilizes management’s help when necessary. Flexibility – Works with management to overcome obstacles within a supplier and makes it transparent to the sales team. Needs coaching to prioritize and adjust to changing markets, customer demands and supplier changes. Able to deliver corporate directives into job with management guidance. Interpersonal Relationships – Able to offer some competitive solutions with management assistance. Follows up with sales daily quotes. Works with management, outside and inside sales to strategize on opportunities. Shows Initiative – Able to offer some competitive solutions with management assistance. Follows up with sales daily quotes. Works with management, outside and inside sales to strategize on opportunities. Gain back-end margin weekly by using supplier relationship. Delivers Results – Is able to handle multiple projects and tasks. Meets deadlines without close supervision. Able to turn quotes quickly. Generates sales growth from quarter to quarter. Works backlog to manage on time delivery. Meets all business report card requirements. Other key responsibilities: Meets Arrow’s standards for ethics, punctuality, attendance, safety, policy compliance and professional appearance. Keeps a positive outlook and works well as a member of the sales team. Maintains understanding and product knowledge of the technologies and uses the tools and techniques for the job. Keeps learning about internal and external product information. Keeps up with some market trends and learns about the competition. Offers solutions and learns about data and product knowledge.
General Education: College degree or high school with technical training and equivalent experience Experience and Degree Requirements 0-2 years with college degree; 5-7 years with high school diploma Skills – Customer service and excellent communication skills. Relationship building and negotiations skills. MS Office.
How to Apply:
Please visit Arrow’s booth at the UNK Industrial Distribution Career Fair on Wednesday, February 12th. OR Apply online: http://jobsearch.arrow.com/englewood-co/product-manager/43030150/job/