Posted on :
12 Aug, 2010
12 Aug, 2010
3M has been a company that delivers both sustainable growth and consistent results. Today is no exception. We are making great progress toward inventing a new future for 3M – a future of faster growth and increased competitiveness, while continuing to deliver superior results. 3M South Africa recruits Product Manager (Automotive Aftermarket Division)
The position of Product Manager is located at 3M South Africa, which is situated at Woodmead, a subsidiary responsible for the marketing and sales of a diversified range of products into Sub-Saharan Africa for the global corporation. To continue its growth in the region, the subsidiary has adopted a market focused strategy and is recruiting for this position to give effect to its business objectives. Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons who enjoy working in a challenging, energetic environment and meet the requirements as indicated.
The Product Manager – Automotive Aftermarkets Division (AAD) will be responsible for but not limited to the following specific duties:
Develop marketing strategy for AAD.
Responsible for developing and implementing plans to achieve sales and profit growth.
Identify new products and manage product portfolios, analyse industry and competitor activity, champion new product introduction, product cycle management, make inventory and buffer stock and forecast decisions with supply chain, develop promotional and advertising campaigns, provide marketing and sales support to business units, manage customer portfolio to maximise value, develop relationships and work closely with sales, technical and customer base.