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Associate Product Manager

Company: Leviton
Location: Melville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

This position will provide support of up to three product lines and managers. This role executes tactical steps in new product launch activities, conducts sustaining product tasks in support of Product Manager(s) and provides basic technical support of sales. This position will also serve as the internal and external expert for assigned products, occasionally working with the sales channel and key customers to promote Leviton and its associated product solutions. This job is on sight fulltime.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct market, technology, and competitive assessments
  • Assist with establishing product vision: defining the product roadmap, and what additional products or product enhancements are needed
  • Examine and analyze product line performance such as profitability, forecasting and inventory levels etc. and provide recommendations to management
  • Develop of Business Proposals
  • Capable of managing all applicable deliverables for Phase/Gate product development process
  • Assist with establishing product pricing and assessing product costs and gross margins
  • Coordinate product launches
  • Recommend marketing materials and assist with their development
  • Create product forecasts and coordinate to establish appropriate inventory levels with Operations
  • Coordinate support function activities to sustain product line
  • Support of Sales channels as needed to make assigned product lines successful
  • Assist in the development of appropriate training materials for the value chain
  • Manage all web related activities for assigned product lines
  • Additional duties as assigned by Supervisor/Director

Local Essential Functions (C&I)

  • Act as the technical "go-to" person for assigned product lines
  • Assist with the development of product line strategies
  • Support all applicable deliverables for Phase/Gate product development process

Qualifications

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Engineering or related technical/business field

Experience & Skills

  • 3+ years of combined Engineering, Marketing, Operations or Product Management related experience associated with new product development and introduction
  • Must posses strong communication skills - verbal, written, presentation- and be able to present to groups of employees and managers
  • Must have the ability to cultivate and maintain relationships with customers that lead to the sale of assigned products
  • Must have the ability to organize and manage "ad-hoc" teams to support the development of business opportunities
  • Must be proficient in MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Must be able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited information exists
  • Must have the ability to work in a highly confidential work environment; and the ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Strong mathematical, analytical and computer skills
  • Knowledge of product design capabilities
  • Working knowledge of Oracle or related platforms
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing and operations processes a plus

Travel

  • 20% - 25% travel; to attend meetings or visit customers

Leviton is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Keywords: Leviton, New Haven , Associate Product Manager, Other , Melville, Connecticut

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