Aftermarket Product Specialist

by STIHL Limited

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Sep 16, 2022
Experience: 3 Years
Education: College Diploma (2 years)
STIHL Limited

Job Description

STIHL Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of ANDREAS STIHL AG & Co. KG in Germany, is a leader in the distribution of chain saws and handheld outdoor power equipment in Canada. We have an immediate opening at our London head office for a fulltime Aftermarket Product Specialist reporting to the Product Manager, Forestry & Accessories.

Key responsibilities:
 
  • Define product strategy to meet corporate growth objectives
  • Evaluate new accessory, forestry and safety apparel products for possible market introduction
  • Conduct periodic overview and reporting of product sales performance
  • Perform regular analysis of pricing structure and product margins
  • Gather and compare information on competitive product offerings
  • Keep up to date on various regulatory standards and industry practices
  • Chair bimonthly product committee meetings
  • Update and review seasonal promotions and sales programs
  • Prepare and make presentations for major events such as National Sales and Technical conferences, Dealer meetings, etc.
  • Work closely with the Purchasing Department to accurately forecast accessories and forestry articles in ERP system
  • Foster excellent relationships with cross-functional groups

Qualifications:
 
  • Post-Secondary education or equivalent experience in a consumer/professional retail or marketing environment
  • Advanced familiarity with Microsoft Office with emphasis on Excel and Power Point
  • High level analytical and decision-making skills
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Flexibility for travel to trade shows and some field visits (15-20 overnights per year)
  • Knowledge of the Outdoor Power Equipment industry is an asset
  • Bilingualism (French) is an asset

We offer excellent working conditions, a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package and a company pension plan.  If you are interested in applying please email your resume to the attention of the Human Resources Supervisor, STIHL Limited - hr.canada@stihl.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
Accessibility accommodation is available in all aspects of the recruitment process. Applicants should make this known in advance.
 
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