Product Manager

Department: Marketing

Product Manager

At Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc., a leading designer, marketer and distributor of small household and commercial appliances, our culture is one of hard work, ethical behavior and team work.  We roll up our sleeves and work hard to create products that have been pleasing customers for over 100 years.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes health, dental and vision insurances, along with 401(k),  paid vacation, paid parental leave, a paid charitable day off to share your talents with the non-profit of your choice, “summer hours” which is a great opportunity for long weekends all summer long, a quarterly subsidy to help cover the costs associated with staying fit, the ability to purchase our products at a discounted cost, employee recognition, team building activities, a casual dress code, and flexible hours just to name a few of the advantages of working for this dynamic company.

We are seeking qualified candidates for two Product Manager opportunities at our Corporate Headquarters in Glen Allen, Virginia.  Our Product Managers are responsible for leadership of the teams that develop innovative products from ideation through to launch of the product.

Responsibilities of the position include: 

  • Create and implement category strategies and tactics to drive profitable business growth. Develop annual business strategies
  • Analyze category, identify consumer needs and any gaps therein, conduct competitive analysis, review marketplace trends and translate these into product concepts and definitions
  • Lead the development and launch of products within assigned categories. Serve as cross-functional team leader with design, engineering, sourcing, quality, etc.
  • Develop the marketing story and guide marketing communications
  • Work with Business Development and Sales to create selling stories for individual products, product platforms and  the overall product line within the brand positioning
  • Participate in Retail Account presentations as necessary
  • Manage P&Ls and financial health of the business
  • Conduct business analysis and present regular updates to senior management
  • Handle the day-to-day aspects of running  the business

Requirements of the position include: 

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or related field, an MBA is desired
  • At least 5-7 years relevant experience in consumer product marketing, with strong experience in product development of consumer durables
  • Experience with Stage-Gate Model
  • Proven record of effectively managing cross-functional teams
  • Proven ability to analyze financial information and other relevant business metrics
  • Strong presentation, negotiation, and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

The successful candidate will be a creative, results driven self-starter with a strong work ethic, excellent organization, interpersonal and communication skills, and will have demonstrated the ability to work independently, think strategically,  and use good  judgment.  Local candidates are highly preferred.

Our employees enjoy working in a tobacco-free and drug-free environment.   We do not consider candidates who use tobacco products.  Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.  We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit

If you are interested and qualified for this role, please apply HERE.




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