Manager, Commercialization Launch
Marketing
Full Time
Mississauga, Ontario
2022-02-19

A REGULAR DAY AT WORK (ESSENTIAL DUTIES):
For us going to work every day has an even greater purpose than putting the latest product or technology on the market. It’s about improving the everyday lives of millions. By being sustainable and open to new ideas we can push the boundaries of cooking, cleaning, and wellbeing at home. But to keep doing so, we need more people who want to innovate and re-imagine what life at home can be.  

The Manger, Commercial Launch is responsible for the overall successful commercialization of large-scale New Product Introduction (NPI) projects for Canada, Product Line launches. Successful commercialization is defined as flawless execution for on-time, on-target delivery of NPIs to a primed marketplace. This includes but is not limited to the tactical execution and management of the pre-launch and post-launch commercialization process from initial concept through sustained marketplace viability.  Working with and through cross-functional teams; this individual is required to identify, signal, and resolve issues, preemptively mitigate risks, coordinate, validate, execute, audit, and communicate launch status updates.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Execute, manage, and elevate New Product Introduction (NPI) projects, including review and refinement of launch scope and timing.
  • Execute, manage, and elevate all aspects of project management on a day-to-day basis, across all functions of the commercialization process. Leveraging centralized web-based project management platforms.
  • Execute, manage, and elevate day-to-day tracking of milestones and deliverables by signaling obstacles and proactively mitigating risk.
  • Execute, manage, and elevate NPI field testing process to identify ways to continually improve consumer star ratings, and service call rates.
  • Execute, manage, and elevate NPI friends & family program to ensure quicker reviews post launch.
  • Execute, manage, and elevate NPI review with third-party organizations such as Consumer Reports, Reviewed.com, and others.
  • Execute, manage, and elevate communication of NPI product benefits, line ups, launch timing and details to all audiences.
  • Execute, manage, and elevate timely, accurate, actionable reporting to stakeholders, customers and interested executives by collecting, analyzing, validating, and cascading status reports, dashboards, and scorecards.
  • Drive, support, communicate, and elevate the transition planning process to continually improve phase out of previous generation, and phase in of NPI.
  • Work with and through cross functional teams to strategize on solutions and identify opportunities for improvement.

WHO YOU ARE:

  • With a number of projects running simultaneously, flexibility and agility are essential.
  • Both reactive and proactive, you work efficiently and flexibly to deliver results.
  • You can balance commercial considerations without compromising on quality, evaluating the data to inform decision-making and continuous improvement.
  • You build networks and trust, good working relationships and apply your influence to shaping change.
  • You can make yourself understood and are a good listener.
  • You set the pace and the priorities, and then you bring a methodical approach to meeting your goals.
  • With lots of initiative, you always have something to do and thrive on being productive.

We employ great people from a wide variety of backgrounds – not just because it’s the right thing to do, but also because we believe that diverse perspectives make our business stronger and more innovative. If you share our values, come find your place in our global community. Meet us on @lifeatelectrolux and career.electroluxgroup.com to learn more.

Minimum Qualification

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related discipline.
  • 5+ years of experience in durable consumer goods sales, marketing, and/or supply chain.
  • Proficient in Workfront, Microsoft Office 365, and web-based project management platforms.
  • Excellent comprehension of all aspects of business model (product development, project management, transition planning, trade marketing, digital marketing, B2B, D2C, programming/technology, content management, systems integration, etc.)
  • Expert knowledge in industry-standard trends and ability to adapt and implement best practices in project management would be a definite asset.
  • Must possess a passion about shaping living for the better, continuous improvement, and executing flawlessly.

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