• Product Launch Manager

    Job Locations US-GA-Doraville
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/4/2018 5:54 PM)
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  • Overview

    Purafil is in search of an experienced, results oriented Product Launch Manager to join our Marketing team in our Doraville, GA location. To be considered for the position, you must possess a PMP certification, and have extensive experience in the Stage and Gate Process, Waterfall or Agile methodology. The Marketing Manager will be responsible for managing multiple projects, so they should be extremely strong in project management, and should possess a strong and proven acumen in the day to day process of business case development and product launch.


    The ideal candidate is one who has a passion for developing new products, project management, are comfortable in a role where they influence and provide leadership and can work with little to no direct supervision. This is a great opportunity for the Marketing Manager to come into clean slate, set up proper processes for product development, lay out the process and balance the line between marketing and product development. The Marketing Manager will report to the Director of Product Marketing and Strategy. 


    • Responsible for the project portfolio planning and management including interface and coordination with executive management team
    • Analysis of competitive products, including an understanding of IP, patent, and technology protection
    • Communication with internal stakeholders in a matrix based organization, as well as directly with customers, to define performance requirements, set goals, and to solve problems/find solutions.
    • Ability to interface with suppliers for the purposes of design, manufacturing, and raw material review
    • Leads the team in using project management best practices and tools
    • Responsible for capacity planning (resource forecasting) for existing and potential development projects
    • Facilitates defining project scope, goals and deliverables
    • Plans, schedules and monitors project tasks and timelines
    • Facilitates identifying and monitoring project risks and mitigation plans
    • Supports or acts as the project leader in managing project changes and interventions
    • Facilitates project evaluations and assessments of results
    • Facilitates portfolio & project reviews; Maintains and provides portfolio reports, Facilitates gate reviews

    Core Competencies:

    • Experienced project management
    • Ability to articulate how to create a business case in relations to a product launch
    • Ability to manage multiple projects at a time
    • Ability to direct others
    • Ability to meet deadlines, and operate in a fast-paced environment
    • Experience Earned Value Management, Requirements Management, Financial/Budgeting Acumen
    • Experience & ability to work effectively in cross-functional matrix environment
    • Decision making, problem solving and analytical capabilities
    • Excellent written, verbal communicating and presentation skills
    • Experience with Agile principles and methods
    • Successful track record of taking physical products from idea phase to product launch
    • Advanced knowledge of MS PowerPoint, Project, and/or Excel
    • Experience in Filtration/Sensor IoT/Chemical Market a plus
    • Travel Percentage: 25 - 35%

    Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor or Master degree in business or engineering, MBA a plus
    • 5+ years’ experience in Project Management/Marketing role (commercial markets a plus)
    • PMP Certification or equivalent required.
    • Extensive, proven experience with Stage and Gate Process, Waterfall or Agile methodology required.


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