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PRODUCT MANAGER - NEW TECHNOLOGIES
WI - Saylesville
Job #: 76128
Executive / Management

Responsible for translating market trends and customer needs into a comprehensive product and systems offer, maintaining a competitive and technological lead vis-à-vis competitive offers, and contributing to sales and profitability growth. Development and implementation of Product Plan. Building business requirements and business cases for NPD projects; Management of product line(s) through all phases of the product lifecycle; Technical sales support.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Works with V.P. of Sales and Marketing and other relevant department heads to develop the 3-5 year product development plan for new technologies to target increased sales and profitability.
- Lead annual review / update of same.
- Works to insure a consistent methodology to develop new products as well as rationalize existing product lines.
- Develop & maintain 3-5 year Product Roadmap and Technology Roadmap.
- Perform gap analysis.
- Preparation of detailed functional specs for new product release candidates.
- Prioritize & balance product and project portfolio & associated NPD risk profile.
- Research & recommend targets for make versus buy.
- Manage pro-active approach to product lifecycle management / particularly related to later phases to insure maintenance of BOMs and product sales profitability through component obsolescence.
- Participate in projects / milestone reviews.
- Ensure products are built to optimize customer usability.
- Provide input launch documents / sales arguments for products/data sheets.
- Researches/maintains database of competitive information including product technical features, pricing, and applications.


QUALIFICATIONS:

- BA/BS Degree (MBA or Masters preferred) in Marketing or Engineering with Marketing experience (3 years) in a complex or technical industrial B2B market category, preferably in electronics.
- Demonstrated understanding of project management processes in an industrial environment.
- Demonstrated experience of product management of technical products (broad range of products desired).
- Experience with market development concepts based on sustaining and/or disruptive products and innovations.
- Demonstrated strategic portfolio & pipeline management skills.
- Leadership, good communication and negotiation skills.
- A demonstrated capability to influence others and excel in a matrix environment.


CONTACT:

Phil Willman
Senior Technical Recruiter
P: 262-533-4241 | E: pwillman@sterling-engineering.com
Corporate Office: Two Westbrook Corporate Center Ste. 300, Westchester, IL 60154
Wisconsin Office: 125 N. Executive Dr. Ste. 101, Brookfield, WI 53005


ABOUT STERLING:

Our in-depth knowledge, industry expertise and robust talent pipeline delivers a diverse range of creative candidates for even the most complex engineering projects both nationally and internationally. As a Best of Staffing® Award winner for both Client and Talent Sterling is ranked in the top 2% of U.S. staffing companies by our employees and clients. We focus on building and maintaining long-term relationships with our clients that allow our talented teams to grow their careers through a variety of assignments that broaden their range of experience and challenge their potential. With over 1000 placements per year in over 24 states throughout the US, Sterling enjoys exclusive relationships with many of our clients and offers a wide range of opportunities on a contract, contract to hire and direct hire basis that may not be available through other avenues. We offer one of the most comprehensive benefit packages in the industry which allows us attract and retain some of the industry's top talent.

For more information visit www.sterling-engineering.com

Sterling is dedicated to providing equal employment to all qualified persons without discrimination on the basis of age, sex, color, race, national origin, religion, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, arrest record, or any other legally protected status under local, state and federal law.

*76128*

• Location: Milwaukee, Saylesville, WI

• Post ID: 28333357 milwaukee
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