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Product Manager - Winsted, CT

Date: Nov 20, 2021

Location: Winsted, CT, US, 06098

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

Winsted, CT

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Position Overview

Responsible for the development and management of marketing strategies pertaining to the Utility markets (Communications, Power, Cable TV, OEM).  Responsible for development of new markets for existing products.  Generate new product ideas and follow through with development, this may include establishing marketing policies such as pricing, promotion and handling field performance issues.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for new product development to include market analysis, specification development, pricing, product application, and product lifecycle management.
  • Assist customer service on product application, customer problems, and opportunities.
  • Provide a network for communication with the sales (domestic and international) force and product specialists.
  • Communicate with application engineers and field sales to assure product needs are being met.
  • Act as engineering liaison in development of new products.
  • Generate new product ideas based on market demands and sound business analysis by creating detailed specifications.
  • 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 process.
  • Work with marketing research and channel distribution; develop marketing plans, for new and legacy product lines.
  • Lead cross-functional teams for manufacturing, scheduling, cost control and quality departments to maintain a profitable market position.
  • Develop expertise on all EMC platforms, how they work, how they are differentiated, how they bring value and how they help solve customers’ problems.
  • Interface with customers, engineering, business operations, applications engineering, quality assurance, sales, distributors, resellers, solutions partners, analysts, and industry consultants.
  • Responsible for managing the strategic product roadmap, product development, product launch, product marketing and business development strategy to gain maximum business growth from each product.
  • Participates in industry standard committees to represent company interests and identify key technical requirements for products.

Skills and Experience

  • BS Degree in business, engineering, or marketing.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in an engineering/manufacturing environment, preferably in the utility industry.
  • Proactive, innovative, solution-oriented.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Must have proven ability to meet project objectives and time lines.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Must possess ambition, drive and motivation to succeed.
  • Must be able to travel up to 50% as needed.
  • Global perspective and excellent customer interaction skills are required.
  • Direct experience with one or more of the following is highly desirable:
    • Communications
    • Power
    • Cable TV
    • OEM

Education

Bachelors Degree in Engineering General or Marketing

Relevant Industries

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.


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