Product Manager

Sales & Marketing / Ventes et marketing Fort Mill, South Carolina




Product Manager


Location: Fort Mill, SC

Reports to: Director, Product Management


Domtar’s Product Manager develops and executes product strategies and roadmaps that align with the overall business objectives while delivering customer value.

This role involves the day-to-day management of new and existing product lifecycle such as but not limited to: SKU assortment and performance analysis, product portfolio optimization, product packaging requirements analysis and introduction, fitness for use assessment, market/customer end-use requirements and impacts.

This position works closely with marketing, operations, finance, manufacturing, and technology team members to ensure continuity, quality, and product excellence while collaborating to meet company goals and objectives.


Key Job Responsibilities:


  • Develop and execute product strategies and roadmaps that reflect the vision and organizational long-term objectives.
  • Manage product information, specifications, attributes, and overall fitness-for-use factors required for end-use performance.
  • Engage in market, customer, and consumer research and deliver insights and concepts to drive actionable organizational initiatives.
  • Utilize customer data and market landscape analytics to measure and improve the performance of product portfolios and SKU assortment.
  • Conduct competitive landscape analysis and utilize Voice of the Customer to stay current with relevant trends in the industry.
  • Cultivate and manage relations with OEMs to understand trends and conduct performance evaluations to ensure conformity with fitness for use.
  • Identify, articulate, and develop requirements for new products/SKUs and changes to existing ones based upon industry shifts, market trends, and end-use application analysis.
  • Plan, lead, and actively manage the process of introducing new products to the market while developing product strategies for profitable market share growth.
  • Operate in a culture of project management excellence focused on delivering stakeholder value, driving toward business objectives, developing robust business cases, achieving scheduled deadlines, and communicating effectively for successful project execution.

Key Skills:

  • Strategic thinker, excellent listener, and communicator.
  • An enthusiastic, inquisitive mind with a strong focus on strategy and execution.
  • Strong organizational, project management, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work well in a high-pressure environment and manage competing priorities while adhering to set timelines.
  • Ability to create coalitions with internal and external customers and influence without direct authority.
  • Intuitive, proactive, collaborative, leader, driver, creative problem solver, analytical, versatile.

Required Education/Professional Experiences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business administration, or a related field.
  • 7+ years of professional experience in product management, technology, engineering, or planning.
  • Demonstrated project management experience with successful results.
  • Ability to articulate concepts and critical information at various levels of the organization.
  • Cost/benefit analysis, data analysis, and project planning experience

Preferred Education/Professional Experiences:

  • Fundamental understanding of paper attributes.
  • Experience translating market trends and customers’ unmet needs into actionable product strategies and plans.
  • Experience with project management software and tools





Domtar is a leading provider of a wide variety of fiber-based products including communication, specialty and packaging papers, market pulp and airlaid nonwovens. With approximately 5,800 employees serving more than 50 countries around the world, Domtar is driven by a commitment to turn sustainable wood fiber into useful products that people rely on every day.


Through our values of agility, caring and innovation, we constantly find better ways to serve our customers, support our employees and strengthen our communities.


Domtar’s principal executive office is in Fort Mill, South Carolina and Domtar is part of the Paper Excellence group of companies. To learn more, visit


This position requires heavy team collaboration and communication, best supported by a hybrid work environment.  Employees gain the best of both worlds, collaborating in-person, while having the flexibility to work remote on specified days.  Candidates are expected to live a commutable distance from our Fort Mill, SC office. 



Domtar is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, sex (including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), marital status, religion, national origin, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.