Product Manager

Less than 5 years experience  •  Engineering Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/22/18
Less than 5 years experience
Engineering Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/22/18

Job ID 61513BR Date posted 02/20/2018 City Salem State Oregon CountryUS

UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a leading provider of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems leading to safer, smarter, sustainable and high-performance buildings. UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.

The Global Security Products (GSP) group at UTC Climate, Controls & Security develops a comprehensive product portfolio to protect buildings, people and assets; providing innovative security products that include advanced software and hardware, IP solutions, wireless communications, electronic locking systems, and mobile applications. Among its leading brands are Lenel, Interlogix, Supra and Onity offering robust security and life safety systems, and affordable, flexible lock and key management solutions.

The Product Manager will be responsible for the growth and management of assigned products and leading new product initiatives in various key control product lines.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Survey and report new industry trends, developments, technologies, market size, competitive analysis, distributionchannels, market strategies, and other relevant data within vertical market segments
  • Simultaneously coordinate multiple product developments and priorities with Sales and Engineering to meet market needs using available resources
  • Collect, analyze and communicate customer requirements for product development
  • Recommend functional specification, appearance, technology basis, and cost goals for engineering
  • Provide product and market segment revenue forecasts and financial calculations, including Payback, ROI, and NPV
  • Develop and implement strategies to increase market adoption and manage partner relationships
  • Develop and write Business Opportunity Proposals, Marketing Requirements Documents and tollgate presentations
  • Develop and execute new product introduction plans, as well as sales literature, press releases and new product-specific introductions
  • Assist in the development of product literature and train sales people and customers on product features and benefits
  • Create and provide oral presentations on market analysis, business opportunities, and product line strategy
  • Ensure effective communication across functional departments and facilitate issue resolution for your assigned product line


Qualification:

  • 2-3 years of experience in Product Management, proven success in developing and implementing marketing strategies or Master’s Degree in lieu of years of experience
  • Proven performance record in writing functional product specifications, developing a business plan for presenting a Return on Investment (ROI) and obtaining funding for a new product, and successfully completing the introduction and management of a new product line from cradle to grave
  • Superior presentation, written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent listening skills that provide a complete understanding of customer needs and the ability to successfully translate those needs into customer requirements that can be communicated and understood across functional departments
  • Ability to work well across functions, demonstrating the following values: Curious, Passionate, Resourceful, Accountable, Teamwork, Committed, Open and Energizing
  • Versed in Microsoft Office computer software, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Able to work out of the Salem, Oregon office and able to travel at least 20% of the time

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and/or experience regarding electronic locks for commercial applications Leadership skills to manage across functional teams
  • Interpersonal skills for managing in a team framework
  • Project management skills


Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business or Marketing
  • MBA preferred
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