Cintas Product Development Manager - Mats in Mason, Ohio
Requisition Number: 83376
Cintas is seeking a Product Development (Manager) of Mats. The Product Development Manager is responsible for the product line management of our $700M+ offering. This includes the development and launch of new products and service offerings within our Facility Services business. The Manager is the Cintas leader in working with outside vendors to develop offerings that will further our growth and differentiation. The Manager will work closely with our Sales and Operations group to define, develop and launch new offerings. The Manager will have frequent interactions with Upper Management in this high-visibility role. Responsibilities include providing overall leadership for Mat offerings; working directly with Millennium Mats and other suppliers to maintain a pipeline of new ideas, accessing technical knowledge and coordinating projects for successful execution; driving program consistency and compliance through our Operations teams through ongoing communications, i.e. face-to-face meetings, emails, phone calls; driving margin growth through product line management to maximize the value curve of the product offering; conceiving and evaluating new differentiated product and service offerings to provide a meaningful unique offering that aligns with Strategic Plan; leading Field Tests and Larger Test Markets to identify successful products for launch; executing solid testing methodology including planning, documenting learnings, executing and analyzing to advance project in the development process; analyzing data to support decisions for the advancement of projects in early phases of development as well as recommendations for advancement in later phases of development; interacting with customers for technical support, interviews and insight mining; promoting plans internally, and gain organization agreement and commitment; developing sustainable pricing, selling and service models that integrate products and services into current operations; working with Marketing and Sales Training to develop launch plans including training, collateral and internal and external awareness campaigns; identifying and coordinating product discontinuations to maintain a refreshed offering; creating and managing product specifications, and working with vendors to leverage technical resources and support for active projects.
3+ years of related business experience
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Travel minimum 25% could be up to 50%
Experience training field sales on new products and tools
Experience interacting as a technical expert with customers
Experience in vendor negotiations
Experience in Facility Services desired
Possess excellent public speaking skills
Our employee-partners enjoy:
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Package
Disability and Life Insurance Package
Paid Time Off and Holidays
Career Advancement Opportunities
Headquartered in Cincinnati, Cintas is a publicly held company traded over the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol CTAS and is a component of both the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index and Nasdaq-100 Index.
Cintas Corporation helps more than 900,000 businesses of all types and sizes get READY™ to open their doors with confidence every day by providing a wide range of products and services that enhance our customers’ image and help keep their facilities and employees clean, safe and looking their best. With products and services including uniforms, mats, mops, restroom supplies, first aid and safety products, fire extinguishers and testing, and safety and compliance training, Cintas helps customers get Ready for the Workday®.
To support our growth across North America, we’re seeking driven professionals with ambition to move up within our company. Our professional culture, our dedication to our employee-partners and limitless career opportunities—these are just a few benefits we’re proud to offer. Our employee-partners know every job is critical, and that teamwork drives innovation. Let’s talk about how you’ll fit into our team and how your hard work will be recognized through competitive pay, world-class benefits and ongoing career development. Are you Ready™ for limitless opportunities at Cintas?
Cintas Corporation is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Job Category: Marketing and Creative Services
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: 1st Shift