Product Manager - IoT Hardware

<div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <p>Our client is an international designer and manufacturer of highly technical electromechanical products used in both B2B and B2C. Their products have technical solutions&nbsp;and provide functional services in an industry that will continue to evolve but will never go away. Company leadership is committed to drive only the best in class, futuristic technology-backed products to meet the markets demands. Their culture is focused on innovation, free-thinking, and challenging the status quo.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div>

United States (Remote)

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Overview: <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <p>The Product Manager - IoT Hardware is responsible for the end-to-end product innovation process and will deliver new hardware solutions for our client's products. This position will hold total product ownership and accountability while maintaining a systems-level strategic focus. This person will be "customer obsessed" and address end-user pain points; taking abstract ideas and making them concrete.</p> <p>Business acumen is critical as this role will need to effectively address complex market needs with aggressive schedules and cost targets. The IoT Hardware Product Manager will own all aspects of the IoT Hardware product innovation from inception to market launch to continued market success, including but not limited to assessing and prioritizing customer needs, define IoT solutions, building IoT product roadmap, and supporting the product development and launch. Technical knowledge in the IoT space and experience with IoT-incorporated hardware will also be of critical importance.</p> <p>A balance of curiosity, a passion for innovation, and a strong urgency for execution is critical. This is a hands- on, dynamic role, that has the opportunity to help revolutionize this industry while supporting an organization, operating model, and culture of rapid innovation and delivery of solutions unique to their market.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div>
Responsibilities: <div class="page" title="Page 2"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <ul> <li>Be responsible for the execution of launching of IoT products and their continued success in the market</li> <li>Develop and continuously refine product roadmaps in IoT and control/HMI</li> <li>Perform competitive analysis and market research to influence the strategy of the products</li> <li>Be a product evangelist for the vision of your product(s) both internally and externally</li> <li>Conduct customer interviews, discover and prioritize customer needs, and be the voice of customer to communicate their values effectively internally</li> <li>Build and prioritize IoT product requirements that are based on customer values</li> <li>Collaborate with cross-functional teams including product, engineering, marketing, sales, and field service, to bring forward IoT solutions that delight our customers</li> <li>Collaborate with product marketing managers to develop business case, product positioning and value propositions for your products</li> <li>Work with key customers and early adopters to confirm product market fit</li> <li>Work with marketing and sales leaders to develop go to market strategy</li> <li>Work with compliance team to ensure your products&rsquo; compliance in planned sales regions</li> <li>Develop and monitor product success KPIs to continue improve your products and increase adoption</li> <li>Support new product launch as needed</li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div>
Requirements: <div class="page" title="Page 2"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in Business, Marketing, Electrical Engineering, Control Automation, or Computer Science and 8+ years of experience in relevant fields</li> <li>3+ years of experience working with new products or innovation preferred</li> <li>5+ years of experience in product management or equivalent experience</li> <li>3+ years of experience with IoT devices and/or control/HMI</li> <li>Knowledge in wireless communications, ML/AI, or SaaS preferred</li> <li>Technical proficiency in IoT, with breadth of knowledge in one or more areas including sensing, control, HMI, connectivity, ML/AI and SaaS</li> <li>Passion in driving customer values through innovation</li> <li>Strong advocate for voice of the customer</li> <li>Strategic thinker with ability to execute</li> <li>Self-starter with strong sense of ownership</li> <li>Ability to understand and communicate technical and complex concepts</li> <li>Start-up mentality, thriving in fast paced environment for a performance driven culture</li> <li>Ability to continuously apply newly acquired knowledge to the job with a &ldquo;can do&rdquo; attitude</li> <li>Proven ability to manage cross-functional projects and lead through influence</li> <li>Ability to manage priorities and deliver in a deadline driven environment</li> <li>Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills</li> <li>Ability to travel domestically up to 30%</li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div>