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Product Manager - South Bend, IN

Date: Apr 17, 2021

Location: South Bend, IN, US, 46634-4002

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

RACO Electrical Products

Posting Address

Hubbell Incorporated
3902 W Sample St
South Bend, IN 46619

Position Overview

  • Develop and launch sales support tools needed to effectively market product lines.
  • Collaborating with customers in problem solving and responding to product application inquiries.
  • Team with Engineering, Finance, Manufacturing, Sales and Purchasing and outside vendors to achieve product line development, sales, and profit objectives.
  • Monitor individual product line performance through the development of specific reports and tracking tools.
  • Gatekeeper/owner of all product attribute data in SAP.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, and execute product line marketing for electrical distribution, consumer channel partners, and alternate channel partners.
  • Identify and develop new product opportunities for RACO brand.
  • Work with Product Engineering, RACO agents, and Regional Managers in the field research of new product development.
  • Create detailed Commercial Specifications to justify projects and as well as develop all assets of new product launch kits.
  • Direct daily communication with end users, rep agents, regional managers and customer to assist in various product support activities.
  • Acquire a high level of technical product and market knowledge for each specific product line.
  • Assist Pricing Department in cross referencing conversion opportunities.
  • Maintain and develop relationships with both the IEC and NJATC organizations.
  • Some travel required.

Skills and Experience

  • 5 - 10 years previous successful experience as a Product Manager within the electrical industry selling into electrical distribution, retail, and alternate channel customers.
  • PC skills required working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Project Gantt programs. Advanced Excel skills and solid understanding of SAP required.
  • Must be comfortable with speaking to customers and engaging large groups.
  • Self starter, able to adapt in fast paced environment, and be capable of managing multiple projects at once.
  • Must be able to think analytically and possess sharp problem solving skills.
  • Must be able to travel up to 30% of the time on short notice and able to lift and move up to 50 lbs of display materials.

Education

Bachelors Degree in Business or Marketing

 

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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