Assoc Manager, Prod & Segments

Chicago, IL, US, 60601

James Hardie Building Products Inc. is the North American leader in fiber cement home siding and exterior design solutions. Hardie® products offer long lasting beauty and endless design possibilities with trusted protection and low maintenance. The company pioneered modern fiber cement building products and continues to invest in innovation to transform the industry. James Hardie is a high-performance organization, with an unwavering commitment to Zero Harm. The company proudly employs a diverse workforce of over 3,000 employees across operations in North America.



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Hybrid from the Chicago corporate office/your home office

What You'll Do:


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contributes to strategy and creative input for the segment marketing team. 
  • Participates in budgeting management and project prioritization.
  • Participate as cross functional member on product development and other key initiatives
  • Establish, build, and maintain relevant internal and external relationships, including internal cross functional teams.
  • Work with Brand team to determine appropriate creative channels in order to maximize commercial effectiveness and drive sales.
  • Track the measurement and optimization of all commercialization efforts.
  • Estimated allocation of time 30% assisting in marketing segment strategy development, 70% tactical program specific contribution.


What You'll Bring:



  • Working knowledge of a marketing commercialization process.
  • Experience in thinking through business problems.
  • Strong cross-functional team skills with demonstrated ability to effectively utilize internal resources to meet project deadlines and objectives.
  • Experienced project manager with strong organization skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, including the ability to listen and assess customer needs, prioritize these needs/requirements, and communicate them cross-functionally.
  • Strong interpersonal skills that can be leveraged to successfully build relationships both internally and externally.
  • High level of motivation with the ability to operate as an individual and team contributor.
  • Base understanding of digital strategy and lead generation tactics.
  • Ability to balance data with intuition to drive initiatives forward.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time



  • Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree required (MBA preferred), 3-5+ years of successful related business experience, preferably marketing and/or branding related.


What You’ll Receive:


At James Hardie, we recognize that our success depends on our people. We've worked hard to build a generous and competitive benefits program that demonstrates our commitment to our employees.

  • Comprehensive low-cost co-pay Health Insurance; medical, dental, prescription, and vision insurance benefits for every 30+ hour full-time employee. Insurance starts on day one!
  • 401(k) Retirement plan that will match 100% of employees saved dollars up to the first 6% of your salary
  • Paid holidays, paid vacation including Jury Duty and bereavement leave
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Parental Leave
  • Community Involvement & Sustainable Solutions - Fire Resistant Siding to Help Rebuild the Grizzly Flats Community | James Hardie
  • And more


Apply now and come “home” to Hardie!



James Hardie Building Products Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, veteran's status, marital status, pregnancy, disability, or any other basis protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Marketing Manager, Pre-Sales, MBA, Branding, Manager, Marketing, Sales, Management