PrimeSource Building Products

  • Product Manager (Pneumatic Fastening Systems), Irving, TX (2018-12080)

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    Product Manager (Pneumatic Fastening Systems), Irving, TX (2018-12080)


    We are seeking a dynamic Product Manager to lead our growth and new product development efforts for our Grip-Rite Pneumatic Fastening Systems Line.  This is an exciting new opportunity for a creative and innovative Product Manager to leverage their capabilities and attain long-term success through innovation.  What are you waiting for?  Apply today.


    With more than $800 Million in annual sales, 1,100 employees and 34 distribution centers, PrimeSource Building Products is an international wholesaler and distributor of building materials serving residential, commercial, and industrial new-construction and remodeling markets as a value-added link in the distribution chain. One of the largest US building supply sellers, PrimeSource Building Products provides professional builders with the tools they need to complete almost any project. Customers include lumberyards, home improvement centers, building supply dealers, industrial customers, and others in the residential, new construction, and remodeling industries. Core products distributed under the nationally known Grip-Rite® and Pro-Twist® brands include: Nails, screws, and collated fasteners; tools, compressors and accessories; residential and commercial roofing products; diamond blades and accessories, gypsum accessories, weather protection and covers, siding, insulation, adhesives and caulks, contractor bags and poly sheeting, building accessories; rebar and concrete accessories; and fencing and wire. A new President joined the company in April 2018.  For more information, please visit,, and The company is headquartered in Irving, TX near Hwy 114 and the George Bush Expressway.


    The Product Manager will support the vision and initiatives of the Product Management Team for Pneumatic Tools and Fastening Systems.  The main focus of this role is to plan, organize, and grow the Pneumatic tools product line through product life cycles to optimize profit and meet marketing, financial, and corporate growth objectives. 


    This role will focus on Pneumatic Tools and Fastening Systems.


    Travel can be up to 30% and will include international travel.


    Must have Product Marketing and/or Product Management experience specifically with Pneumatic Tools and Accessories.


    We are unable to sponsor candidates now or in the future at this time.


    • The Product Manager will focus primarily on their products and to be strategic and forward looking, to balance distribution with product growth, work with marketing on brand strategy (owning product line brand strategy), and to drive growth from existing and new products with the sales teams.
    • Work with marketing to develop collateral, PR and promotion, warranties, sales approaches (product launch plan).  Marketing owns process and PM owns content.
    • Develop under guidelines from Marketing, Legal, Finance, other for compliance, regulation, brand Control.
    • Development of specifications with connections to the production sources to ensure integrity of Pneumatic Tools and accessories specs and quality.
    • Determine product evolution (life cycle) including research and development and growth of Pneumatic Tools and accessories.
    • Product Manager sets standards for quality expectations; Sourcing conducts quality oversight and claim investigation.
    • Product Manager collaborate with the Pricing Team to provide guidance based on market dynamics, cost moves and inventory levels.
    • Owns product training curriculum, development, and deployment; works across HR, Marketing, etc., through to the field Sales organization.
    • Responsible for driving sales through Commercial, BMG and Field Sales Management.
    • Evaluates proposals from potential suppliers. Selects suppliers for a variety of highly complex or technical materials, supplies or services and negotiates price, delivery, quality and service. Develops alternate sources of supply by identifying and researching prospective suppliers.
    • Proactively manage supplier relationship, create contractual commitments, reduce risk for delivery and quality through creating capacity, fixing root cause and implementing permanent corrective actions.
    • Engage strategic suppliers and improve supplier responsiveness to meet operations and business needs.
    • Performs other duties as requested.


    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent, preferably an MBA; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Five or more years of related Product Marketing and/or Product Management experience working with Pneumatic Tools and Accessories specifically with Pneumatic or collated Fastening Systems strongly preferred.
    • Strong technical acumen with an understanding of Pneumatic Fastener Systems and or/Power Tools and Accessories is strongly preferred.
    • Experience marketing products and/or product management within a Distribution and/or Manufacturing environment.
    • Must have a strong agility to learn.
    • Advanced experience utilizing MS Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word), and SAP Knowledge is a plus.

    EOE Statement

    PrimeSource Building Products, Incis an Equal Opportunity Employer. PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. is fully committed to equal employment opportunity (EEO) and maintaining a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on race, gender, religion, age, color, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information and other non-merit factors.  All persons shall be afforded equal employment opportunity at PrimeSource Building Products, Inc.


    PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. prohibits discrimination in all aspects of its personnel policies, program practices and operations and relationships with employees and applicants, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring and merit promotion.  PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. promotes programs of affirmative recruitment and employment at all levels of PrimeSource Building Products, Inc..  PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. subscribes to, and will implement to the full extent, all applicable laws that promote equality of opportunity.


    PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons. PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within PrimeSource Building Products, Inc.

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