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W.L. Gore & Associates SITKA Gear Senior Product Line Manager - Lifestyle-Everyday in Bozeman, Montana

Job:Product Management

Primary Location:North America-US-MT-Bozeman




SITKA Gear Senior Product Line Manager - Lifestyle-Everyday-211375

About Us: Gore is a materials science company focused on improving lives through discovery, product innovation and rewarding careers for our Associates.

About the Industry: Gore's pioneering contributions to the science of comfort and protection create fabrics for a range of activities and conditions. Learn more at

About the Role: We are looking for a Senior Product Manager to join our SITKA Gear team. In this role, you will lead and execute the product line strategy bringing remarkable product that exemplifies the brand standards to market. We are open to qualified candidates working remote from home, anywhere in the United States.


Ownership of lifestyle category product strategy with clear ties to Sitka's business objectives by integrating the views of knowledge experts and key stakeholders
Deliver the lifestyle product category strategy by driving the creation of product plans that exemplify the Sitka brand
Partner with business and functional teams to foster overall alignment behind the category product strategy and priorities
Manage the holistic product life cycle from inception to retirement including sku rationalization and obsolesce planning
Lead the briefing, design, and execution of the lifestyle product development processes
Partner with Product Developers to establish and manage category development calendars, key milestones, creating clear expectations, deliverables and accountabilities across channels through SITKA's Go To Market Process
Collaborate with sales and marketing to support demand planning and the distribution and assortment direction for go to market strategies
Review and evaluate financial forecasts, costing, and margin objectives at various stages of development to ensure clear alignment of product positioning as it relates to financial targets and margin expectations

Required Qualifications:

Minimum of 7 years experience as a product manager with an emphasis on consumer branded products or lifestyle brands with at least $50 million in gross revenue
Minimum of 3 years of experience building and developing high performing teams
Demonstrated success leveraging market research, opportunity assessment tools, and product reviews to support business objectives
Strong business insight and a proven record of achieving goals
Excellent communication and presentation skills with ability to influence and engage others
Strategic orientation with ability to plan and execute tactically
Proven ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment
Ability to travel up to 15%

Desired Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree
Minimum of 10 years experience as a product manager or developer
Experience with Centric PLM

What We Offer:

At Gore, we offer comprehensive, competitive rewards in the form of compensation and benefits. Among these are work-life balance and sports programs, 401(k) Plan with a gift, Associate Stock Ownership Plan, health & well-being program with full health plan, and a flexible working program. Within Gore, you will find a unique culture, diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, and opportunities for growth and development. Learn more at

We believe in the strength of a diverse workforce and inclusive work environment. In support of our values and continued success we are proud of Associates around the world who support an inclusive work environment, strive to reflect the diversity of the communities where we operate, and ensure all Associates and external partners are treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

Gore is committed to a drug-free workplace. All employment is contingent upon successful completion of drug and background screening.

Gore requires all applicants to be eligible to work within the U.S. Gore generally will not sponsor visas unless otherwise noted on the position description.


Our Talent Acquisition Team welcomes your questions at

Gore is a M/F, Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer. (Applies to all positions in the U.S.)