Product Manager - Elective Elements

Steelcase | Grand Rapids, MI

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Posted Date 1/15/2020

Who we are:
Steelcase was founded as an office furniture maker, and we've evolved into the international leader in workplace solutions. We apply our insights to the intersection of space, technology, and furniture, helping individuals and teams in leading companies around the world to be more successful at work.

We pursue innovation, strive for sustainability and develop insights in every part of our business.

Why people choose to work with us:

This position affords the opportunity to manage the 4th largest Steelcase product line, Elective Elements, a leader in private office solutions. This product has experienced phenomenal growth over the last two years through continued product enhancements which have addressed significant market needs. This product manager role will present opportunities to develop and implement strategies for future growth and operational improvements.

What you will be doing:

Represent the marketing point of view in a major product development project working with a cross-functional team with the support of a marketing specialist. Analyze financial, pricing, cost, and sales data to support product line objectives. Work with researchers, sales, and industrial design to inform product line strategies and business case for future product development. Work with marketing communication, sales, training and application teams to showcase the versatility of the product and support market insights.

Who you are:

You enjoy thinking independently and strategically. Ability to dive into data to inform decision making. You like the challenge associated with managing a major product line and guiding a PD&L project. Able to identify opportunities and take action.


· Ability to interpret, develop and execute policies that affect assigned product line

· Must be highly effective at consensus building & negotiation

· Ability to analyze sales & financial data

· Undergraduate degree required, preferably in Marketing or Business

· Minimum two to four years marketing experience preferred

Your Future Team:
Our team works closely to understand the market and develop a vision for the category. We are a highly energetic and supportive team that leverages each other’s strengths and knowledge.

We are proud to have a diverse and inclusive workforce, and we're always looking to get better. We value applicants who are comfortable interacting with people different than themselves. Women, people of any race or national origin, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, veterans, working mothers and fathers, and everyone else are all invited to apply.

Steelcase provides employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, creed, genetic information, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or veteran status and bases all employment decisions only on valid job requirements

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