Product Management Co-op (Aug. 2021 - May 2022) - West Fargo - job 958355

Doosan Bobcat

Date: 07/22/2021

City: West Fargo, North Dakota

Employment type: Full-time

Job Information

You have the knowledge, now gain the experience. And why not with a global market-leading company? At Doosan Bobcat we offer a robust internship program to college students like you. Hone your creativity, critical thinking abilities, and your collaborative spirit, all while moving our company forward.

Build your future on a foundation of proven success. For us innovation is key, we strive to produce an experience for students beyond other traditional internship programs. You will be referred to as a "co-op" and you will be considered a true employee. Co-op positions are an eight-month long opportunity. You don't need a lot of experience to join, just bold dreams and a strong work ethic. Give us eight months and we'll give you a path for a lifetime.

In this position, you will execute product management support duties in one of the following areas: Attachments, Loaders, Excavators or Utility Products.

Role & Responsibility

  • Assist in developing business cases and product requirements for new product development (NPD) projects

  • Assist in coordinating and progressing projects through the Phate-Gate system used in NPD process

  • Assist in developing marketing strategies for products

  • Assist with sales promotional program implementation, verification and analysis

  • Assist in developing marketing strategies for products and working with the marketing organization

  • Develop and maintain reports the measure product performance and distribute to appropriate stakeholders

  • Work with the product team on product evaluations and related changes

  • Assist in planning and implementation of meetings/events

  • Conduct market research projects which involve identifying appropriate data sources, collecting and analyzing that data, then preparing and presenting recommendations

  • Conduct surveys by various means (email, phone, etc), then organize and present results

  • Support Product team with maintaining Oracle configurator, to ensure order accuracy, and with clarification of sales reports

  • Support Product Specialists and product engineering with data transfer from hardcopy to electronic pre-made files

  • Support Product Specialists with attachment specifications in IT systems, assure accuracy of data and VOC documentation

  • Pull and analyze market data for the dealers, attachments, and application segments

  • Correspondence with vendors (machine specifications)

  • Transfer of benchmarking raw data to presentation format

  • Support field staff and cross functional departments with product specifications

  • Equipment preparation, cleaning, delivery, and transportation

  • Training site preparation and maintenance

  • Support of the public web site and facilitate web site inquiry response effort

Job Requirement

  • Jr. or Sr. standing seeking a bachelor’s degree in Management, Business Administration, Engineering or other Business Related field.

  • 3.0 or higher GPA preferred

  • Be able to commit to Bobcat for the entire term of the co-op (8 months)

  • Experience Required: 0>2 years

  • Travel Required: <10%

  • Excellent communications skills and high level of motivation

  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). Previous data analysis and analytical skills are desired

  • Be able to adapt to working in a corporate setting

  • Be able to independently work through a project from start to finish with limited supervision, as well as have the skills to work collaboratively on a team

  • Basic computer skills

  • Ability to follow written instructions

  • Experience with construction equipment preferred


Co-op Benefits:

  • Competitive pay

  • Gain experience on real-life projects

  • Work directly with skilled professionals at a global company

  • Attend student specific events tied to innovation, manufacturing processes, and product training

  • Opportunity to give back through organized employee community service events

  • First access to full-time career opportunities


  • Tuition reimbursement for co-op/internship related courses up to $1,400

  • Steel-toed boot and safety glasses reimbursements

  • Relocation reimbursements

  • House-hunting or interview travel reimbursements

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