Product Manager

5 - 7 years experience  •  Telecommunications

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/21/18
Rochester, NY
5 - 7 years experience
Telecommunications
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/21/18

  POSITION SUMMARY :   The Product Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of assigned product lines, more specifically:  Develop product plans, catalog pricing, bid analysis, and provide support to all functions of the organization to include, sales, engineering, programs and manufacturing.   ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:  Other duties may be assigned.  

  • Primary interface to sales staff for quotes and proposals (pricing, delivery, technical information, and strategy)
  • Assist in developing proposals when required
  • Create detailed project cost estimates using various methods, Top-Down, Bottoms-Up, etc.
  • Develop technical responses to RFI/RFQ solicitations
  • Directly interface with Sales, Business Development and Engineering to define future product offerings, options, and upgrade and as a result of information received, develop Product Plans
  • Maintain Product Catalogue including developing product and accessory pricing
  • Communicate pricing to sales staff
  • Work with Sales, Manufacturing and Engineering to make recommendations for product inventory
  • Collaborate with Marketing Department regarding sales promotions, website updates, and literature requirements
  • Responsible for content of all publicly released marketing materials
  • Track progress of development projects and communicate relevant data to sales
  • Recommend standards for GCS product testing, marking, packaging, etc.
  • Perform periodic competitive analysis to assure GCS price and value competitiveness; recommend changes as indicated by the data
  • Work with engineering/supply chain to evaluate and select vendors  

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: No supervisory responsibilities

   

Qualifications

 REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degreerequired, engineering discipline strongly preferred; other discipline will be considered if adequate technical product experience is evident
  • Minimum of four (4) years’ of experience in product management of technical products/projects and/or project engineering
  • Experience writing technical documents such as proposals, white papers, and formal responses to customers   COMPETENTICIES:
  • Proven capability working with customers & building relationships
  • Proven capability working and negotiating with suppliers
  • Proven capability to work under pressure with changing priorities
  • Quick thinker with business savvy.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven track record of good performance
  • Must be willing to travel, up to 25%.   PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
  • PMP certification
  • Experience in product development in satellite or radio communications is desirable
  • Experience in VSAT products development or systems design and understanding of components that make up the system.
  • Working in direct sales or sales support role. 
  • Skills in IT area is desirable, Excel, SQL, CISCO
  • US Military background is desirable

OUR BENEFITS START IMMEDIATELY

  •   Competitive Compensation Package
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Tuition Reimbursement are a few of our benefit offerings
  • Sick and Vacation Paid Time Off
  • 10 Annual Holidays
  • Stock Purchase Plan and 401(K) with matching
  • Small company feel with the backing of one of the largest defense contractors

 

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