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Product Manager - Shelton, CT

Date: Nov 13, 2020

Location: Shelton, CT, US, 06484-4300

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

The Wiring Device-Kellems  (WDK) Division of Hubbell is the founding division of the corporation. WDK manufacturers and sells products for the Industrial, Commercial and Residential sectors of the electrical industry.WDK products are recognized for high quality and performance and have enjoyed industry leading brand recognition for over 130 years.

Posting Address

40 Waterview Drive

Shelton, CT 06484

Position Overview

The Product Manager will lead the overall product strategy, business leadership and capacity plans for assigned product lines in order to meet sales, profit and other financial objectives. Identifies product extensions, changes and improvements for existing products, and provides guidance in the innovation, definition, development and introduction of new products. Recommends high level strategies and inform management of market place trends affecting market strategies. In conjunction with Engineering, Manufacturing, Finance, Sales, Management develops business plans for product lines which will meet financial performance and business objectives. This is a high visibility position that will collaborate with all levels within the organization. The incumbent will be highly analytical, organized, tactically oriented possess excellent communication and leadership skills.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • The primary point of contact and subject matter expert for various product lines, providing support and education for all stakeholders including field sales, channel partners and customers.
  • Forecasts and communicates major changes in capacity requirements so Operations can plan accordingly.
  • Stays abreast of technological advances to develop a competitive strategy to improve market position, new applications for products, and modifications to improve flexibility and customer appeal. Ability to learn about assigned technology areas to understand and communicate program needs.
  • Develops and implements a marketing strategy for allocated product lines that includes promotions, marketing collateral, merchandising and alternate channels to market.
  • Supports sales efforts by participating in a variety of training events, trade shows, market development programs and industry association committees.
  • Develops, tracks and drives new product development, redesign and product modification efforts by running cross functionally activities through the organization and communicates requirements and issues effectively.
  • Actively participates in sales and operations planning. Uses financial forecasts as the basis for developing demand, inventory and production plans.
Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor degree in marketing
  • 3-5 years of demonstrated experience in marketing or sales for a B2B electrical or related manufacturer, with Marine Product experience preferred
  • Demonstrated experience leading successful teams through influencing and consensus building
  • Demonstration of strong skill in verbal and written communications
  • Proficient with all MS Office tools and ERP navigation
Education
Bachelors Degree in Marketing
Trade School in Engineering General

 

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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