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Product Manager- Steel City

Company: ABB Group
Location: Memphis
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Product Manager- Steel CityTake your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.Working as a Product Manager, you will be a key member of the marketing and sales team in HUB US (United States)/Mexico/Latin America, Electrification Installation Products (ELIP), defining marketing plans, including marketing communication, training and sales initiatives.You will be responsible for the immediate and long term profitable growth and marketing of the portfolio. The incumbent will accomplish this through the management of the strategic product roadmap, building demand generating marketing plans for their assigned products and other assigned responsibilities. In this role, you will oversee all steps in the life cycle of products, systems or services, including development, launch, maintenance, pricing and profitability of ELIP's Steel City products in the US.
This position reports toRegion/Country Industry Segment ManagerYour responsibilities

  • Manages both new and existing products; leads life cycle management process from phase in to phase out to ensure current and future market requirements are met and maximizes profitability
  • Owns product road map. Works with R&D (Research and Development) to propose and evaluate product feasibility projects and roadmaps for new products; responsibility for achievement of targets (product characteristics, time, costs, capital expenditure, payback)
  • Develops and maintains a business plan that supports sustainable growth; defines and oversees recovery plans as necessary
  • Tracks and analyzes product performance and trends in terms of volume and profitability
  • Defines product value proposition per segment and channel
  • Responsible for product line pricing, profitability and margin within the US
  • Initiates and drives product market communication strategy, including product launch planning and implementation
  • Collaborates with internal Marketing and Sales teams to define marketing communication, training and sales initiatives to ensure best market coverage
  • Market intelligence analysis such as identifying potential gaps in portfolio, both against competition and new market opportunity
  • Acts as interface between external market and internal functions (example Sales, Operations, and Research & Development)
  • Sets targets and monitors products, giving inputs to Operations functions (example Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Production) to maximize competitiveness and profitability
  • Ensures technical and commercial support to sales force for critical or special negotiations
  • Helps develop the creation of external and internal product training modules and programsYour background
    • A Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Marketing, Engineering or related field and minimum 8 years of experience in Product Management, Marketing or related experience
    • MBA preferred
    • Sound knowledge of new product development, product lifecycle management, project management and pricing. Highly preferred candidates will have experience in electrical construction
    • Demonstrated experience of developing and managing marketing and sales strategy
    • Proficient in Power BI, Excel, Microsoft Office; Knowledge and experience of SFDC and SAP
    • A collaborative, solution focused approach, with strong communication and relationship building skills
    • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US Benefits
      • Retirement plan
      • Life insurance
      • Disability insurance
      • Healthcare plan
      • Wellbeing programMore about usABB Installation Products Division (formerly Thomas&Betts),is the number one manufacturer of electrification products in North America with a 125-year history of providing innovation and customer- focused solutions for connecting and protecting electrical systems, as well as a unique differentiated medium voltage offering. Our products are used all around you, every day - orbiting the earth, working on Mars, on the fastest trains we ride, in the fastest cars of the world, crossing oceans, in factories producing your food, in the tallest buildings of the world, in the most modern hotels and in the walls of your home. With a portfolio of more than 200,000 products marketed under more than 38 premium brand names, our Division offerings are found wherever electricity is used. We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABBABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762.Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner. #LI-Hybrid

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