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Product Manager (Oil and Gas) in Houston, TX at Vallen

Date Posted: 9/21/2018

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    Houston, TX
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Job Description

The Opportunity w/ RES Energy Group 

You will be responsible for developing the strategic direction of a product group to compliment the company’s overall goals and marketing strategies in the Oil and Gas Industry. You will formulate, propose, and implement both strategic and tactical work plans that are held to performance objectives in product sales, gross margin, growth in market share, and overall profitability of assigned product line, groups, and/or markets. Product Managers develop and manage various metrics to analyze and rank vendors within their respective product category.

About RES Energy Group

The world's largest independent renewable energy company with over 16 GW portfolio and the expertise to develop, engineer, construct, finance, and operate projects around the globe.
RES is active in a range of energy technologies including onshore and offshore wind, solar, energy storage and transmission and distribution.

  • Produce sales within assigned product group(s); achieve target sales goals and adjusted gross margin 15% growth threshold; achieve all assigned productivity, profitability, and market penetration goals.
  • Identify targeted accounts for expanded and/or new business opportunities.
  • Develop and implement strategic market plans and successful sales strategies, processes and tactics in adherence with the Vallen Sales Management Resource Workbook; formulate and implement tactical work plans for sales and gross margin growth.
  • Collaborate with Regional and Area leadership to formulate pricing strategies that lead to the attainment of assigned financial goals and objectives.
  • Develop and analyze Vendor metrics, e.g., operational performance, field support, gross margin, ROI, etc., and make recommendations for vendor changes necessary to achieve metric targets and/or to improve overall strategy for desired mix and financial results.
  • Actively participate and contribute to the Regional Management and Area Management business planning process to ensure alignment with product strategies.
  • Partner with Sales and Purchasing leadership to develop and maintain positive supplier relationships.
  • Craft, deliver and ensure clear and accurate communication to field sales, operations, and other support teams regarding product strategies, initiatives, issues, etc.; ensure timely and coordinated communication and teamwork with all vested parties.
  • Partner with Customer Service to ensure adequate inventory is available to support product strategies.
  • Develop and maintain Standard Operating Procedures for self and/or applicable team.

Required Skills

Qualifications & Benefits

  • Oil and Gas Industry experience is a must. Midstream experience is a plus! 
  • Success in sales, purchasing, and/or pricing role.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and usage of Business Intelligence data analytics.
  • Demonstrated team building and successful collaboration skills; strong co-worker relationships with outcomes greater than the sum of the individual parts.
  • Proficient use with various Microsoft Office products. MS-Word, MS-Access, and MS-Excel required, MS-SharePoint, preferred.
  • Ability to manage and work with large sums of data, e.g., inventory and e-Commerce data management preferred. Must be a self-starter, work independently with little supervision, and have demonstrated effective time management, project planning, goal setting, organizational and execution skills.
  • Be able to provide excellent customer service and demonstrate strong problem resolution abilities.

401K Plan, Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Personal, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts and a definitive career path.

EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran