Fortive Corporation Marketing Intern-Product Management in Stow, Ohio

Marketing Intern-Product Management

About Us:

Matco Tools is a manufacturer and distributor of quality, professional grade automotive equipment, tools and toolboxes. Over 13,000 products are sold to customers through franchise business owner/manager mobile tool operators. Matco employs approximately 525 associates in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada and reported record financial results for 2015.

Founded in 1946 with headquarters in Stow, Ohio, Matco Tools is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fortive Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, and has revenues in excess of $400 million. Matco distributors operate in all 50 states, as well as in Canada and Puerto Rico. Matco Tools was ranked as the #1 Tool Distribution franchise in 2010 by Entrepreneur Magazine and recognized as Best Automotive Franchise in 2009 by Franchise Business Review. Matco offers its franchise owners industry-leading training, on-going field support, pre-identified customers, and in-house financing. Those thriving in an innovative, supportive, energized organization where continuous learning is the norm will find themselves well rewarded


POSITION SUMMARY: The Product Management Intern will work to support the Product Manager functions in our Stow, OH location. As part of this internship, you’ll learn how to collaborate with suppliers to drive sales while balancing P&L goals. With our atypical sales platform as compared to classic retail, you will have the opportunity to learn not only marketing techniques to end users but also to our independent distributor base who are our direct customers. This person will report to a Product Manager but may also support the Marketing Communications team.


• Work with suppliers on business analysis and product information

• Promotional assortment planning to meet sales and margin goals

• Present to executive and key managers a market analysis including segmentation and estimated growth platforms over the next 5-10 years

• Additional marketing projects as assigned


  • Must be a current student pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Supply Chain, Merchandising/Retail Management, or related

  • Prior work experience preferred

  • 3.0 Minimum GPA preferred

  • Proficient in Excel, Word, and Powerpoint

  • Effective team and personal organization

  • Ability to adapt and learn quickly, including to new IT systems

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Ability to work cross functionally and in a team environment

  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral

Fortive Corporation Overview:

Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of global businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. With more than $6 billion in annual revenues, Fortive’s well-known brands hold leading positions in field instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution.

Fortive is headquartered in Everett, Washington and employs a team of more than 24,000 research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administrative employees in more than 40 countries around the world. Our team grows by tackling challenges that accelerate progress and further their careers. With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our company’s operating model is the Fortive Business System. For more information please visit:

Job: Marketing / Communications

Primary Location: North America-United States-OH-Stow

Organization: Matco

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: MAT001514