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Product Manager - Leeds, AL

Date: Dec 6, 2018

Location: AL, US

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.

Posting Address

8100 Churchill Ave

Leeds, AL  35094

Position Overview

Responsible for management of high voltage electrical switches, and global P&L for those lines.  Development of new markets for existing products.  Generate new product ideas and follow through with development that may include establishing marketing policies such as pricing, promotion, and some product concerns.

Duties and Responsibilities

  •        Responsible for new product development to include assisting with pricing, product application, and product changes  
  •       Assist with customer service on product application, customer problems, and opportunities
  •        Provide a network for communicating with the sales (domestic and international) force and product specialists    
  •        Work with application engineers and communicate with field sales to assure product needs are being met
  •       Act as engineering liaison to the sales force in development of new products
  •       Generate new product ideas based on market demands and sound business analysis.
  •       Establish and implement market policies such as pricing, promotion, and product extensions.
  •       Create business and marketing plans for existing product expansions and new product launches.
  •       Guide new product development launch, including specifying features, marketing plans, and launch.
  •       Work with marketing Research and Channel Distribution; develop market plans for existing product lines.
  •       Lead cross functional teams for manufacturing, scheduling, and cost control and quality departments to maintain a profitable market position.

Skills and Experience

  •         Minimum of 5 years experience in a product management function.
  •         New product management/extension background.
  •              Proactive, innovative, solution-oriented.
  •         Must possess strong written and oral communication skills.
  •         Must have demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  •         Must possess strong ambition, drive and motivation to succeed.
  •         Must be able to travel up to 50% as needed.
  •         Global perspective and strong customer interaction skills

Education

Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering

Masters Degree in Business

 

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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