IDEX Product Manager F&S NA in Shelby, North Carolina
If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.
With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses (https://www.idexcorp.com/our-businesses/business-segments/) around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.
The Product Manager plans, organizes, and controls an assigned product line from conceptual stages through product life cycles to optimize profit and meet marketing, financial, and corporate growth objectives. The Product Manager will identify, quantify, evaluate, and coordinate new and existing product opportunities to facilitate the process of the commercialization of new and re-designed products to defined markets. The Product Manager will also identify, evaluate, and quantify, evaluate current product line shortcomings, and facilitate the process of implementing processes to improve short comings. Manager will work with all functional internal groups and external customers to identify critical CTC’s, manage developmental timelines, review manufacturing and engineering requirements and implement IDEX best practices as it pertains to the new product development process and existing product improvement opportunities. Manage and execute the process of developing new products. Manage and execute the process of improving/re-defining existing products. This position may be remote located in Shelby, NC/Ocala, FL/Columbus, OH.
Director of F&S- NA PM & Marketing
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The principle responsibilities of the Product Manager shall include, but are not limited to, the following:
Participate in overall global product strategy and product development initiatives through analysis of market research coordination for new and emerging products
Collaborate with wide variety of functional areas such as sales, engineering, marketing, manufacturing, and operations to develop product definitions responsive to customer needs and marketing opportunities
Coordinate product releases and market communication program
Provide sales training and support as required
Establish tactical pricing and margin-oriented strategies and lead time target strategy
Product configuration and market perception responsibility
Owner of product quality, warranty, and reliability
Establish and execute annual and three-year product plan
Establish and execute product cost targets and cost reduction plans
Develop competitive analysis and strategic positioning plan
Establish and execute product promotion strategy
Solicit and analyze customer feedback as it pertains to product performance, functionality, and value within served markets
Deploy 8020 to optimize and offer complexity and manage the life cycle
Formulate, execute, and maintain product line strategies, product plans and roadmaps based on market insight
Define, launch, and track all new offerings
Develop and execute product line marketing plans
Manage the offer development process and oversee development
B.S. in Engineering or related field – ME, ChE, or EE preferred
5+ Years of Experience
Broad Product and Market Knowledge
Managing and Measuring Work
Rescue tool industry experience preferred
Product management experience in an industrial technology space
Mix of commercial and technical background and aptitude
Comfortable, capable, and ideally experienced in a global matrix environment
Background in new product development and product commercialization
Strong customer and market orientation – consistently seek to understand industry dynamics and customer drivers
Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?
IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).
Business Unit: Hurst
Job Segment: FSD Fire & Safety/Diversified Products