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Product Manager in Geismar, LA at BakerCorp

Date Posted: 2/10/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Geismar, LA
  • Job Type:
    Management
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/10/2018

Job Description



BakerCorp is a market leader in tank, pump, filtration and shoring equipment rentals, with a network of locations including operations in North America and Europe. Backed by a broad selection of high-quality industrial, liquid and solid-handling equipment, our exceptional team helps get our customers what they need, where they need it, on time.  

The company maintains a rental fleet consisting of more than 20,000 units, including steel tanks, polyethylene tanks, roll-off boxes, pumps, pipes, hoses and fittings, filtration units, tank trailers, berms and trench shoring equipment. BakerCorp serves customers in over 15 industries including oil and gas, industrial and environmental services, refining, environmental remediation, construction, chemicals, transportation, power and municipal works. The company also works with customers to deliver a mix of products and services for a wide variety of applications that include: chemical, manufacturing, refining, construction, municipal, industrial services, environmental remediation, power generation, tank terminal/pipeline operations, transportation, mining, electronics and wastewater. 

 

 

The Product Manager is responsible for managing key products in the BakerCorp product portfolio. The primary responsibilities include the collecting of customer and prospective customer requirements, conducting market research, launch activities such as product positioning, internal training, beta programs, and sales enablement.

 Essential Functions

 

Managing the entire product line life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities

Specifying market requirements for current and future products by conducting market research supported by on-going visits to customers and non-customers  

Driving a solution set across development through market requirements, product contract, and positioning  

Developing and implementing a company-wide go-to-market plan, working with all departments to execute  

Analyzing potential partner relationships for the product  

 

Additional Responsibilities

 

Other duties as assigned 

Monitor safety and regulatory compliance

 

Working Conditions

Working conditions include outdoor and indoor field, yard and shop locations

Working on uneven ground and near various types of equipment in all types of weather

Working underneath equipment

Exposure to dust and noise

Utilization of Personal Protective Equipment is necessary

 

Physical Requirements

 

Lifting Requirements

Medium work – Lifting and/or moving to 40 pounds occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

 

Other Physical Requirements

Use hands/fingers to handle or feel (Operate, Activate, Use, Prepare, Inspect, Place, Detect, Position)

Ability to move distances within & between warehouses/offices/field locations

Climb (stairs/ladders) or balance (Ascend/Descend, Work atop, Traverse)

Ability to mount & dismount forklift and/or truck

Stoop, kneel, crouch, squat or crawl(Position self (to), Move)

Talk/hear (Communicate, Detect, Converse with, Discern, Convey, Express oneself, Exchange information)

See (Detect, Determine, Perceive, Identify, Recognize, Judge, Observe, Inspect, Estimate, Assess, Color perception – red, green, amber)

Taste/Smell (Detect, Distinguish, Determine)

Pushing or Pulling

Reaching

Repetitive Motion

Ability to Drive (local/distance over road)

 

 

Job Qualifications

 

Skills & Abilities:

Having broad expertise  and/or unique knowledge, this level is  subject manager expert

Works on significant and unique issues .  Exercises independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results within broadly defined parameters.

As a highly skilled specialist.  Completes complex tasks in creative and effective ways.

Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new or special assignments.

May provide work direction and activities of others.

As a highly skilled specialist completes complex tasks in creative and effective ways  

Understanding of preparation of marketing plans and market research/analysis techniques

Knowledge of New Product introduction methodologies

Financial Analysis/Astuteness

Ability to drive at licensing level deemed necessary by management

Education:

Bachelor's Degree preferred; or equivalent experience

 

Experience & Other:

3 years outside sales experience 

Rental/industrial sales experience preferred

State Issue Driver’s License

 

Excellent total compensation opportunity plus competitive benefits package consisting of medical, dental, vision, life, & LTD insurance, profit-sharing, tuition reimbursement, a 401(k) program, paid vacation, paid holidays, EAP and more! 

BakerCorp  is a Drug Free Workplace. The Company’s pre-employ ment screening process includes,  but is not limited to social security verification, criminal background check, and drug test. MAY be required to pass DOT physical, MVR, and/or credit history based on essential functions of  the  position . 

BakerCorp  is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all employees are treated equally and without regard to or because of race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status or medical condition.   

BakerCorp  provides equal opportunity to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans.  BakerCorp  will provide reasonable accommodation when requested to enable completion of the online employment inquiry form, or, if desired, an alternative method of inquiry. If you need reasonable accommodation, please email humanresources@bakercorp.com for assistance. 

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