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9/15/2019
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Springs Window Fashions | Middleton, Wisconsin
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Job Description

Description

Springs Window Fashions is now recruiting for our 2020 Summer Internship Program, including this opportunity in Product Management.

Springs Window Fashions is hiring for a Product Management Intern for our fast-growing Commercial Business Unit. This position is intended to assist the team in a variety of areas with meaningful and challenging projects.

We are seeking students at junior level or higher on a path to obtain their degree in Business, Engineering or Marketing from an accredited college.

Springs Window Fashions also offers a competitive hourly wage and summer housing stipend to all of our interns!

Job Duties:

Product Management

* Make recommendations for SKU rationalization.
* Perform above projects across multiple categories: textiles, extrusions, motors, controls

Competitive Analysis

* Products, product offering, services and support
* Pricing and quote analysis
* Positioning

Collaborate with all Departments (marketing and sales) to Assist with Successfully Launching New Products

* Product demonstration and training materials - internal and external
* Technical documents
* Digital tools - calculators, YouTube videos, photo shoots

Product Benchmarking and Testing

* Source product and document purchase process
* Comparison of product specs
* Performance and application comparisons

Collect and Analyze Feedback on Competition /Products

* Sales team and other internal customer-facing resources
* Dealers and other channel partners

Projects:

SKU rationalization

* Textiles
* Hardware
* Motors and controls

Competitive Benchmarking

* Products and services - detailed comparisons and analysis
* Pricing, quoting, discounting, promotions, multipliers, rebates

Data gathering and summarizing results

Requirements

Job Skills and Knowledge:

* Must be organized, methodical, quality minded, detail oriented, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
* Must be flexible with job assignments, able to work independently and well with others (team environment).
* Must communicate well and properly document results of data, research, analysis, competitive products, and presentations
* Must manage multiple small or limited scope projects.
* Position takes direction from Lead or Senior Product Manager, Director of Marketing, and/or VP Product Development and Engineering

Skills Needed:

* Experience with Excel
* Experience and knowledge of typical data collection and analysis
* Presentation development in PowerPoint
* Short memo and report writing.
* Strong general math skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide, percentages, fractions, metric conversions, algebra, and geometry)
* Good interpersonal skills
* Good analytical and problem solving skills
* Good communication skills (verbal, written)
* General computer skills Excel, MS Word, Lotus Notes, MS Project and Access

About Springs Window Fashions

Springs Window Fashions has a long, successful heritage in the manufacturing of innovative blinds, shades and drapery hardware for the consumer's home under the brand names of Bali®, Graber® and Nanik® and for many private label accounts. Springs Window Fashions' mission is to be the leading provider of fashionable and functional high-quality window treatments that represent value to our customers. We set the standard for total quality and superior products through fashion leadership and continuous availability of fresh, new products. Springs Window Fashions has sales, marketing and manufacturing expertise at its facilities located in: Middleton, WI - Corporate Headquarters Montgomery, PA - Customer Service Williamsport, PA - Customer Service Groveport, OH - Distribution Center Grayling, MI Reno, NV Reynosa, Mexico Tijuana, Mexico Victoria, Mexico Green By Nature At Springs Window Fashions, being "green" isn't just a fad or a label on a product. It's deeply embedded in both the nature of our company and our window treatments. This commitment to respecting the earth is a long-term part of our philosophy that guides us as we conduct business. As a socially-responsible company, we're constantly searching for ways to reduce waste, save energy, eliminate hazardous materials and improve indoor air quality to lessen our impact on the environment. Our people, processes and window treatments are all key components of this commitment. We vow that our environmental initiatives will always be connected back to a real consumer need or benefit and that our eco-friendly claims will be supported by solid statistics. While we realize that being "green" is a journey with no end-point, Springs Window Fashions is continuing along the path that we began paving nearly a decade ago. As an industry leader in environmentally-sound window coverings, Springs Window Fashions truly is "green by nature.

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