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Industrial & Hydraulic Hose Product Manager 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Division Applied Industrial Technologies  
Location Corporate Headquarters - AIT  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Category Marketing  
  • Are you familiar with Industrial and Hydraulic hose and fittings?  Would you like to test your knowledge of the discipline to add to the industry’s best team?
  • Are you interested in developing one of the key product lines integral to the success of North America’s largest Fluid Power distributor?
  • Do you enjoy managing the full product life cycle from conception to your customer’s hands, ensuring value is added along the way and your customers are extremely satisfied?

 At Applied Industrial Technologies, the Industrial & Hydraulic Hose Product Manager role has an immediate impact on both our customers and on our Service Center performance. You will join a team committed to your success that will ensure that you receive ongoing training and provide you with solid feedback and support to help you reach your goals. This is a wonderful opportunity for an individual with a solid base of knowledge rooted in industrial and hydraulic hose and fittings.  Join our team in this spotlight position today!


Reporting directly to the Vice President of Global Supply Chain, you will be responsible for researching and analyzing our industrial and hydraulic hose and fittings offering, assisting in the development and implementation of strategies to optimize profit and meet corporate growth objectives, while supporting field personnel and their sales of hose and fittings.

  •  Participate in overall product strategy, research and development requirements
  • Drive the planning, negotiation and evaluation of new products, vendor agreements/programs and services
  • Manage profitability and performance of existing products and services
  • Work with our Service Center across the country to manage product line inventory levels at our Distribution Centers and develop programs to grow sales
  • Manage marketing and sales programs with key vendors and suppliers
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, sales, or marketing related fields
  • 5 to 10 years of product and industry-related work experience or equivalent

 Desired characteristics:

  • Master's Degree in business, engineering, sales or marketing related fields
  • Self-starter and self-motivated
  • Relationship-building skills at all levels with internal and external customers and vendors. 

Work for a corporation that believes in developing our people. Applied ® employees believe in the company and love the environment. Individual contributors with fresh ideas and passion for excellence are encouraged and rewarded.

Different Voices. New Perspectives. Boundless opportunities. Applied is committed to offering equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees based on their training, experience and overall qualifications and without regard to race, color, religion, gender, veteran or citizenship status, age, disability, national origin, or any other category protected by applicable law. We are also committed to a drug-free workplace. We value you, your background, and your unique experiences that help add to the richness of the Applied team.

We are passionate about our core values: honesty, integrity, caring/fairness, openness, quality dedication, promise keeping, personal mastery. We believe these are important for our customers and our employees.

Connect with a great stable company with strong performance and growth. We look forward to learning more about you and will respond to qualified candidates.

About the Organization Applied Industrial Technologies(NYSE: AIT) is a value-added distributor of bearings, power transmission components, fluid power components and systems, industrial rubber products, linear motion components, tools, safety products, general maintenance products serving customers in virtually every industry. A $2.5 billion company, AppliedŽ is an industry leader with 90 years of experience, a solid balance sheet, and a clear plan for growth. We've just completed 3 years of record back to back sales and net results!

The Applied network includes 500+ service centers, 9 distribution centers in North America, Australia & New Zealand, 19 fluid power companies creating the world's largest fluid power network and Maintenance Services and Supplies subsidiary that also specializes in inventory management solutions.

We provide engineering, design & systems integration for industrial and fluid power applications, as well as customized mechanical, fabricated rubber & fluid power shop services, maintenance training, and inventory & storeroom management solutions that provide added value to our customers. We offer more than 4 million parts critical to operations of MRO and OEM customers.

Applied's 5,000+ associates are value driven, experienced, knowledgeable associates dedicated to the pursuit of customer satisfaction through innovation, trusted products, expertise, and support. We are passionate about our core values: integrity, respect, customer focus, commitment to excellence, accountability, innovation, continuous improvement, teamwork.
• GI Jobs Magazine - Ranked in the Top 100 Military-Friendly Employers
• Fortune 1000 List of America's Largest Companies 2004-2012
• Selling Power - 3rd best Company to Sell For, 2012 (5th year in a row in the top 50)
• HR Chally Group ' Customer-Rated World Class Sales Winner
• Ranked 15th on Industrial Distribution's Big 50 List of industrial distributors
Other benefits  
Travel Limited  

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