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Category Product Manager
The Product Manager is responsible for using effective product management methodologies to work closely with the team to deliver new product development and enhancements in our categories. This includes responsibility for the product roadmap, analysing consumer needs, current market trends and developing key potential partnerships. This role plays a key role in ensuring Yakima stays at the forefront of our segment of the automotive OEM and accessory market.
At Yakima, all employees share a strong sense of pride in the brand and a passion for creating products that get people and gear outdoors to enjoy a healthy active lifestyle. With a strong heritage in the outdoor and automotive industries, employees appreciate the outdoor lifestyle whether they hike, bike, walk, kayak, ski, camp or go offroad on the weekends. This appreciation and understanding of the end-consumer facilitates a spirit of innovation that incorporates useful consumer insights.
Expectations for success are high and employees are empowered to take ownership of their positions. Open communication is imperative to the success of the team, and employees are challenged to prove their ability to succeed within a supportive environment. The highly adaptive and entrepreneurial culture requires employees to constantly tap into their drive, initiative and creativity.
The ideal job candidates have a passion for what they do, a sense of excitement at the possibility of joining the Yakima family, and pride in knowing that they’ll be on the team that makes the best racks!