Manager Product Development - Reading, PA

Date: Jul 2, 2024

Location: Reading, PA, US, 19605

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Job Overview

Responsible for all Product Management activities to assigned industrial products to maximize product line gross margin and unit volume growth.  Provide all necessary product and technical support to the global field sales force to implement sales and marketing plans.  Develop, maintain and grow market share through incremental New Product Development programs and market-based pricing decisions.  Responsible for strategic and tactical initiatives to support product line growth.

A Day In The Life

  • Develop a pricing strategy for all product responsibilities to maximize gross margin.
  • Establish pricing levels and discount.  
  • Monitor market/industry pricing trends to adjust as necessary to meet margin goals.
  • Work with Field Sales to establish competitive pricing to capture incremental new business opportunities and/or maintain market share.
  • Manage and own all NPD projects from inception to completion.
  • Coordinate and monitor progress and provide guidance relating to priorities, timing, or adjustments on all new product project development efforts.
  • Participate in the development of new product ideas and opportunities.
  • Develop business case for each NPD Phase 1 project.
  • Initiate and submit for approval new product development projects.
  • Responsible for introduction of new products in accordance with the Strategic Plan.
  • Support global sales teams through product and system support and interactive customer faced presentations.
  • Perform technical/ product training for inside and outside global sales teams.
  • Manage existing/legacy product lines defining EOL and product longevity to maximize viability /profitability.

What will help you thrive in this role?

  • BS Degree in business, engineering, or marketing preferred and/or 7+ years industry experience.
  • 5 years of experience in a global engineering/sales support environment, preferably industrial communications.
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Global perspective and strong customer interaction skills
  • PC skills require a strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Power Point & Excel together with SAP and SalesForce CRM.
  • Ability to travel 30%
  • Self-starter, capable of managing multiple projects at once.


Hubbell Incorporated


Hubbell creates critical infrastructure solutions that power our customers, communities, people and the planet. Our company is strategically aligned around enabling grid modernization and electrification. As more products plug in to an aging grid, Hubbell solutions enable the transition to a more reliable, resilient and efficient energy infrastructure. Founded in 1888 our innovation has made us a leading global manufacturer of high quality electrical and utility solutions enabling customers to operate critical infrastructure reliably and efficiently.


The company operates in two segments. Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) enable the grid to conduct, communicate and control energy across utility applications and Hubbell Electrical Solutions (HES) are essential to managing power across a wide range of industries and applications. Our vertical market solutions can be applied to markets including Data Centers, Renewables, Commercial Buildings, Industrial, Telecom and Transportation. Supporting both of our business segments is our corporate and Hubbell Unified Business Solutions teams that provide consistent process, tools technologies across our businesses.


We are committed to operating sustainably and ethically while promoting an inclusive and supportive culture for our people to grow and develop in their careers. Our employees proudly work and serve our communities from our headquarters in Shelton, CT, across the United States and around the globe.


Hubbell Electrical Solutions


Hubbell Electrical Solutions (HES) are essential to managing power across a wide range of industries and applications. HES provides the critical components that allow operators of buildings, factories and other industrial infrastructure to connect, protect, wire and manage power.


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: Reading PA

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