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IDEX Global Product & Marketing Leader in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.

With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses at https://www.idexcorp.com/our-businesses/business-segments/ around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.

Summary/Objective

The Global Product and Marketing Leader will have primary responsibility for managing the profitability and growth for the Advanced Flow Solutions portfolio of brands. Included in this set of responsibilities is development of business, product, and marketing strategy, business case formulation and prioritization, planning and execution throughout the product lifecycle, defining the product roadmaps, and working closely with engineering, sales, operations and supply chain to ensure that revenue, profitability and customer satisfaction goals are met. This role has a significant leadership responsibility in ensuring key business programs are driven across all the functions in the business and will be a key leader in driving forward all aspects of the IDEX Operating Model with specific focus on 80/20 and Product Line Strategy and Innovation. This role is both a strategic leadership and people leadership role, with direct reports consisting of product and marketing managers.

Global Essential Functions

  1. Product line management
  • Lead team to formulate, execute, and maintain product line strategies, product plans, and product roadmaps based on customer and market insight.

  • Maximize the profitability for assigned product manufacturing assets using price, portfolio mix management, and regional and customer segmentation in alignment with the marketing and business strategy.

  • Owner of the multiyear strategic roadmap for the organization’s offering across all product lines.

  • Support development of annual operating plans and long-range plans that support growth and margin goals

  1. Price management and optimization
  • Lead team to set list pricing and guide price adjustments to maximize profitability

  • Owner of list price and pricing strategy for all SKUs across portfolio

  1. Product portfolio management
  • Optimize product portfolio across multiple assets.

  • Create a strategy to manage the product life cycle that deploys the 80/20 principles; active management to optimize price, rationalize low-performing products, deploy multigenerational plans to increase portfolio value, and select highly profitable or differentiated products to promote.

  • Joint ownership with technology of roadmap to ensure a healthy new product pipeline.

  1. Owner of products in the portfolio
  • Ensures new product setups are complete and that customer complaints are resolved effectively and efficiently across accountable product lines

  • Prioritize, approve, and manage communication of all product changes for assigned product lines

  • Manages crises related to unplanned supply issues, product performance in service, and/or customer requests

  • Develop and implement order management and prioritization during times of tight supply, which maximizes asset profitability

  1. Market research and intelligence
  • Leads team to collect and analyze market, customer and competitive intelligence data from external and internal sources.

  • Develop comprehensive understanding of market and technology trends and maintain thorough competitive analysis for the global market through end user visits, focus groups and market research

  • Research and identify customer base within a market along with channels to market

  • Provides top management with market value estimates, conditions and economic market forecasts

  • Lead customer feedback survey, develop action plans, and lead execution of action plans

  1. Marketing plan development
  • Leads development and implementation of marketing plans for all new product introductions.

  • Leads development of portfolio marketing plan incorporating all major product and service offerings for assigned business line.

  1. Market mix execution
  • Leads development and implementation of marketing initiatives for business line, including promotion, segment pricing strategies, and branding.

  • Builds strategic partnerships with customers and suppliers to ensure access to market and technology

  • Drives creation and implementation of marketing communication plan with communications

  • Leads strategy, planning, execution, and public facing activities for trade shows

  • Act as a key opinion leader in industry organizations and events

  • Drive process for lead generation and management through conversion to sales opportunities

  1. Market mapping and strategy
  • Systematically understands and maps new domains, adjacencies where IDEX can win accretive high-value sales and what is required to do so: different promotion approaches / audiences, new products, new technologies, strategic partnerships, new business models, acquisitions etc.

  • Supports sales and marketing director to develop strategies for key markets and ensures marketing plans align with these strategies

  1. Miscellaneous and other
  • Performs other duties as required

  • Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company

  • Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description, and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output

  • Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety to self and co-workers

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, or Engineering.

  • 10+ years of experience; +3 years of leadership experience in a commercial role required.

  • Clear and concise communication skills with all levels of the organization

  • Ability to lead and interact with cross functional teams

  • Strong written, verbal, and presentation skills

  • Demonstrated experience using data to driven optimization decisions

  • Demonstrate a consistent, dependable and positive work ethic

  • Demonstrated knowledge of product planning, product lifecycle management

  • Critical thinking and problem solving ability: synthesize findings from analysis and draw conclusions

  • Demonstrated knowledge of key financial metrics and business case development

  • Strong project management skills, solid analytical skills and attention to detail

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Master’s in Business Administration

  • Product management or marketing experience

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Demonstrate good organizational skills and good follow-up techniques

  • Must be able to multitask

  • Advanced computer skills

  • Demonstrate responsibility, respect, dependability, patience, and productivity in order to create a positive work environment

  • Ability to take analysis to diagnosis to implementation

  • Problem solver with excellent technical ability

  • Ability to deliver initiatives from conception through completion

Supervisory Responsibility

  • Leading a team of senior, experienced professionals

Travel

Up to 25% Travel

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX (NYSE: IEX) is a company that has undoubtedly touched your life in some way. In fact, IDEX businesses make thousands of products that are mission-critical components in everyday activities. Chances are the car you’re driving has a BAND-IT® clamp holding your side airbag safely in place. If you were ever in a car accident, a Hurst Jaws of Life® rescue tool may have saved your life. If you or a family member is battling cancer, your doctor may have tested your DNA in a quest to find the best targeted medicine for you. It’s likely your DNA test was run on equipment that contains components made by our growing IDEX Health & Science team.

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