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Director of Product Management - Largo, FL

Date: May 13, 2022

Location: Largo, FL, US, 33773-3724

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 Power Systems (HPS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HPS is deeply engaged in product solutions for OSP Communication utility purposes, and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HPS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HPS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas and water industries.

At HPS, we build products that provide mission critical infrastructure and that deliver communications and power to millions of people worldwide. In our business, failure is not an option. Therefore, we manufacture products of uncompromising integrity and it starts with our quality policy. We hold our partners, our suppliers and ourselves to the highest standard to ensure we exceed all the technical and functional expectations of our customers.

Hubbell Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of electrical and electronic products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electrical, Power, and Industrial Technology.

Brand Overview

Beckwith Electric introduced the first solid state tapchanger control in 1968, and was the first to develop the microprocessor based protective relay in 1981. Today, Beckwith Electric has thousands of protection and control units in service worldwide, with a reputation for cutting-edge technology, defined by its customers and refined by Beckwith. This success starts with Beckwith Electric Employees and their commitment to quality in the products.

Beckwith creates solutions that protect power systems around the world. Beckwith’s field-proven smart distribution automation controls for transformers, regulators and capacitor banks incorporate unique control strategies, advanced microprocessor architecture and cyber security compliant communications. Power systems protection solutions include generator, transformer, feeder, recloser and distributed energy resources (DERs). Additionally, Beckwith’s fast motor bus transfer systems at power plants and process industries transfer motor bus from a faulty source to an alternate source to preventing motor damage while preserving the process continuity.

Beckwith is the leading provider of innovative solutions for Smart Grid Volt/VAr Optimization (VVO) and Conservation Voltage Reduction (CVR). The capacitor controls and regulator/LTC controls designed by Beckwith Electric incorporate advanced features to enable maximum benefits to be derived from an Integrated Volt/Var Management (IVVM) system. When distribution system is experiencing high penetration of DERs, features such as Smart Voltage Reduction and Smart Reverse Power can be applied to operate properly as stand-alone controls with no communications, or as a critical part of an overall centralized IVVM system with extensive communications.

Posting Address

Hubbell/Beckwith Electric
6190 118th Ave. N.
Largo, FL  33773 (Tampa/St Petersburg area)

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Position Overview

Director of Product Management is responsible for the strategy, planning, and execution of a profitable product offering throughout the product life cycle.  This includes directing, coaching, and mentoring a team of three product managers and customer service team in the activities of:  understanding the competitive landscape, gathering and prioritizing customer requirements, defining product vision that is in line with company strategy, and working with engineering, marketing (HEM), business development, sales, operations, corporate pricing, and finance to ensure that our goals are met.  

Duties and Responsibilities

•   Define the product strategy and roadmap
•    Deliver market requirements documents (MRD’s) and product requirements documents (PRD’s) with market justification
•    Set pricing to meet revenue and profitability goals
•    Understand the value of the available market and competitor market landscape
•    Be an expert with respect to the competition
•    Lead voice of the customer campaigns
•    Develop sales tools and collateral material for sales/marketing campaigns including trade show management and coordination with HEM
•    Develop core positioning and messaging for the product
•    Works with business development team and provides training to sales force 
•    Helps sales/business development teams with product demos for customers
•    Provides higher level product application support for both before and after sales.
•    Lead Systems Engineering group (BSE) and develop strategies for revenue growth.
•    Interact with Business Development team to develop customers and needed offerings
•    Works with sales, business development & operations teams, and delivers monthly revenue forecasts
•    Develop annual business plans, strategy plans, and budgets
 

Skills and Experience


•    10+ years of Electric Power Industry or other related experience.
•    Electric Power Industry product management/marketing Experience.
•    Expertise in developing both end user as well as OEM business.
•    Strong fundamental grasp of the Electric power Industry in the protection and control area including communications with SCADA.
•    Proven success in the product management and/or marketing.
•    Expertise in the development of product road maps, market analysis and intelligence, product definition and life cycle management. 
•    Strategic vision with practical approach to meet goals.
•    Team leader with strong communications skills are required.

 

B.S. - Electrical Engineering is a must. 

MBA is preferred. 

Education

Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering
Masters Degree in Business

Relevant Industries

 

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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