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Outdoor Product Manager

Company: Comfort Research, LLC.
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Job Description:


The Outdoor Product Management Manager will be responsible for the products sold by Comfort Research, with P&L responsibilities for the line and ownership of the products from inception to obsolescence. This position reports to the CMO, yet acts as the bridge between Product Development & Marketing & Sales. The product management team will own setting the direction for the organization related to the products to be made, eliminated, and changed from product idea to launch and beyond. Constantly reviewing the product line, its details and its strategy while working with nearly every department in the organization, domestically and internationally, as well as external partners. Managing the product line with the consumer always in focus while pushing the envelope of what is possible for the best product performance and user experience.


  • Creates the strategic vision for each product category

  • Road-maps product maintenance

  • Manages the product life cycle (from idea to end-of-life)

  • Maintains pulse of market landscape including consumer needs and competition

  • Collects ideas, feedback, and consumer insights to help inform existing and future products

  • Leads financial discussions for product category, including pricing, forecasting and gross margin analysis

  • Is the internal expert in designated category/product line

  • Accountable for the success of the assigned Category (revenue and profitability)

  • Responsible for managing our product commercialization procedures

  • Provides scope, schedule (launch seasons), and cost targets to our PD and R&D teams

  • Collaborates with Sales, Design, and Marketing

  • Responsible for Business Case builds for new products, markets, opportunities

  • Works closely with marketing director on product specific features, price points, portfolio fit, etc., to ensure go-to-market readiness
    Located in the Cool City of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Comfort Research is leading the furniture industry in innovative and affordable design and manufacturing. We've listened to the growing demand for quality, modern, leading-edge furniture and have responded with a bang! Today, you can find our products at all your favorite retailers, like Walmart, Meijer, Bed, Bath & Beyond, and Amazon (to name a few). But that's just the beginning. We're on our way to realizing our dream of becoming the "Best Known Brand in Furniture" and we're pretty excited about it.
    As we've grown, we've continued to be recognized as a Great Place to Work-and we've remained committed to building a positive culture and creating dynamic, fun atmosphere. We believe in hard work and we live by our core values of: Finding A Better Way, Doing the Right Thing, and Expecting the Best from Each Other and Ourselves. At Comfort Research, the pace is fast, the work is anything but boring, and the result is always more Comfort for All.
    . Requirements:
    • 3 - 5 years of experience in Product Management, Marketing, Business, or similar field is required.

    • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent required.

    • Ability to speak, read, and write fluent English

    • Able to project manage with little oversight

Keywords: Comfort Research, LLC., Grand Rapids , Outdoor Product Manager, Executive , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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