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Product Manager - Mayville, WI

Date: Apr 25, 2022

Location: Mayville, WI, US, 53050

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 Commercial & Industrial (HCI) provides solutions for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, commercial and industrial applications along with high-voltage test and measurement solutions. As a leading global manufacturer and supplier in multiple markets, we have quality products that serve the commercial construction, datacom, industrial light, industrial heavy, high voltage, residential and oil & gas markets. HCI has built its success through strong leadership, employee and customer loyalty and an exceptional sales force.

Brand Overview

Gleason Reel Corporation is a worldwide leader in the production of industrial duty products for cable & hose management, mobile electrification and industrial workplace solutions. In February of 1996, Gleason Reel was acquired by Hubbell Inc., and became part of the Hubbell Electrical Systems Group. Along with Hubbell standards, our world-renowned brand names include: Gleason® Reels, Festoons and Conductor Bars, PowerTrak® Cable Carriers, as well as Qualtech® Document Stands which are sold under Hubbell Workplace Solutions® division.

Posting Address

600 South Clark Street
Mayville WI 53050

Position Overview

Primary role of the Product Manager (PM) is to develop and execute product line strategies associated with growing the Gleason Reel brand. PM must be able to think strategically and develop new markets and product opportunities. The PM role communicates with end users, rep agents, regional managers, customer partners, internal departments, and VP’s. The PM is responsible for pricing/margin activities and will work directly with the Sales Team to exceed profitability and revenue objectives for the assigned product line.

Duties and Responsibilities

•    PM will execute product line strategy and marketing activities
•    Supervise pricing drive profitability and sales goals
•    Execute and manage the NPD process and product life cycle of existing products  
•    Guide/lead the Digital Resource Team to keep the website up to date as well as print catalog associated with assigned brand
•    Assist customers and Hubbell team in the cross referencing of competitor products when needed
•    Interfacing with customers in problem solving and responding to product application inquires
•    Support business team in the development of Power Point presentations to successfully capture new business   
•    Work closely with Sales Team to develop and manage channel and partner strategies and programs
•    Oversee all product marketing including product launch management, sales training, presentations, sales tools, competitive analysis, and general sales support
•    Identify marketing opportunities, direct marketing, and new project development
•    PM will work closely with operations team to achieve assigned service, inventory, and quality objectives and will work closely with them to ensure industry leading service levels are maintained in all channels
•    PM is responsible for overall cost and margin enhancement of assigned product line

Skills and Experience

•    Must be able to think analytically and poses sharp problem-solving skills
•    Must have a strong understanding of financial statements and be able to effectively interpret a P&L statement
•    1 to 3 years of experience in Product Manager roles within the electrical industry or similar industry preferred
•    Must be comfortable with speaking to customers and engaging large groups
•    PC skills require working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Power Point, and Excel programs
•    Ability to travel 30%
•    Self-starter, able to adapt in fast paced environment, and be capable of managing multiple projects at once






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.

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee