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Product Manager - Fenton, MO

Date: Mar 27, 2021

Location: Fenton, MO, US, 63026

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview
Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
 
Division Overview
Hubbell Construction & Energy (HCE) focuses on products to support four business segments: Connectors, Grounding & Tooling, Gas Connectors & Accessories, Harsh & Hazardous, and Distribution. With markets in renewable energy, lighting, transportation, data center, telecom, utility, extreme environment, gas and water distribution, power generation and oil & gas, we guarantee that our products set the standards for industry solutions. Our success not only depends on our value proposition, but on the strength, knowledge and expertise of our employees.

Brand Overview

Established in 1913, Killark has become a global provider of harsh and hazardous location products. The Killark range encompasses industrial and explosion proof fittings engineered to withstand the toughest extremes in climate from the dry and arid Middle East, tropical Asia to frozen Northern Canada.

Safety and reliability has been the cornerstone of our business for almost a century. Killark is dedicated to meeting customer needs, with engineering solutions, new product development and on-time delivery in every phase of the project. This commitment underpins our proven ability to supply lower cost total system solutions and savings over the entire lifetime of a project.

Posting Address

Fenton, MO 63026

Position Overview

The Product Manager is responsible for all aspects of the product portfolio including the development of all product strategies and Multi-Generational Product Plans (MGPP). PM will drive growth and improve profitability by linking the Sales and Engineering functions so that the organisation continuously improves how it exploits its markets. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the entirety of their product lines new product development including product pricing, promotion and meeting aggressive annual financial goals for the business. 
  • Facilitate product selection, business case vetting, project pipeline monitoring and project course correction. 
  • Develop product plan with specific and measurable objectives for direct or indirect product lines associated with assigned markets.
  • Participate in developing and updating the Annual Strategic Plan, as well as Action Plans.
  • Develop a pricing strategy for all product responsibilities to improve gross margin. 
  • Audit assigned products to ensure quality and value.
  • Periodically review and provide direction for product engineering activities.
  • Monitor and report customer complaints. 
  • Develop and maintain an up-to-date analysis of all pertinent competitors and products in concert with Pricing Administrator.
  • Provide technical information for product data manuals to the Technical author.
  • Responsible for developing product news releases with Advertising and improve on the Advertising program in accordance with the time and dollar limits of the Marketing Plans.
  • Recommend and support all product promotional programs (literature, samples and displays).
  • Responsible for product training.
     

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Business, or equivalent work experience. 
  • Proven experience as a Product Manager, with demonstrated success defining technical products. 
  • Experience in electrical manufacturing, contracting or distribution. 
  • Experience performing market research and collecting competitive information. 
  • Experience developing product roadmaps and MGGP. 
  • Ability to present ideas, conclusions, and recommendations with transparency to diverse business audiences. 
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). 

Preferred: 

  • Experience within the electrical industry, at a commercial or technical application level.

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Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.


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