Product Design & Development Manager

Position Summary | Purpose

Dunbarton Corporation’s Product Manager, or Product Design Manager, is responsible for providing leadership and overseeing all activities relating to researching, designing, installing, and marketing products. 

Duties include completing market research to find out more about competitor products or customer needs, overseeing a team of product professionals and department budgets, and coordinating with the customer service department to identify potential product defects or customer suggestions. 

The physical location for this position is in Dothan, AL.  There is also opportunity to be remote with frequent travel to Dothan.

Product Manager Dunbarton
  • Essential Duties Summary & Responsibilities:
    • Drive the product and business-planning process across cross-functional teams of the Company.
    • Analyze consumer needs, current market trends, and potential partnerships from an ROI and build vs. buy perspective.
    • Assess current competitor offerings, seeking opportunities for differentiation.
    • Analyze product requirements and develop appropriate programs to ensure they’re successfully achieved.
    • Develop, implement, and maintain production timelines across multiple departments
    • Appraise new product ideas and strategize appropriate to-market plans.
    • Use market research to get ideas for products that customers will want. 
    • Confer with Dunbarton personnel at the Dothan Plant, Camden Plant, WRC, vendors, customers, and shipping lines to coordinate production and shipping activities and resolve complaints and eliminate delays.  Coordinates with Team Leaders, Management, and others to ensure the product loaded onto the paint line is the product scheduled to ship.
    • Analyze financial records to improve efficiency.
    • Calculate costs of goods or services and shipping costs.
    • Direct organizational operations, projects, or services.
    • Maintain product specifications, product application specifications, and market intelligence documents.
    • Monitor organizational compliance with regulations.
    • Order materials, supplies, or equipment necessary for product development.
    • Create production and operational procedures or sequences for all products.
    • Record operational and production data.
    • Resolve customer complaints or problems about product use.
    • Supervise employee/s.
    • Track goods or materials.
    • Travel as necessary to meet objectives and training requirements for the Company.
    • Verify the accuracy of financial or transactional data.
  • Required Education | Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or business-related field.
    • Two (2) years of experience working in a metal door and frame manufacturing environment or equivalent.
    • Two (2) years of experience in a metal door and frame marketing environment or equivalent.
    • Strong experience in a dynamic product management role.
    • Proven experience overseeing all elements of the product development lifecycle.
    • Highly effective cross-functional team management.
    • Previous experience delivering finely tuned product marketing strategies.
    • Exceptional writing and editing skills combined with strong presentation and public speaking skills
Dunbarton Proudly Offers:
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Health Insurance- Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum plans offered
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Fidelity 401k matched 100% of the first 3% and 50% of the next 3%. Employees are fully vested at the start of participation.
  • Wellness Reimbursement of up to $25 per month
  • PTO accrued at 5 hours per pay period (accrual rate increases with employment).
  • Company-paid life insurance
  • Company-paid short term disability
  • Company-paid long term disability

All benefits are effective the first of the month following the employee’s 1st 30 days of employment.


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