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Global Product Manager

Company: Shakopeemn
Location: Reno
Posted on: January 25, 2023

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*Description for Internal Candidates


The Clarkson Knife Gate Valve Global Product Manager plays a key role in strategically positioning the KGV portfolio for success. The primary responsibility is to manage the formulation and execution of global product strategy, along with supporting day-to-day business. The PM has commercial decision-making authority over the portfolio and must be a cross-functional leader of relevant Engineering, Operations, Marketing, and Sales stakeholders to manage both general product requirements and deliver strategic improvements. In a majority of cases, the Product Manager must lead without direct authority and find a way to deliver. This role reports to the Product Director within the Knife Gate Valve Strategic Business Unit. Responsibilities


  • Drive lifecycle performance and profitability (gross margin) of a set of product lines. Grow product lines in new profitable applications, market segments, and geographies. Recommend and/or assist in the development of "go-to-market" plans for products in partnership with Sales.
  • Overall global responsibility for product / solution family performance and product family contribution to include development of business cases and final decisions around target cost basis, margins, pricing, major projects, regional market entry / exit, and overall strategic direction for the product line and solution
  • Provide commercial, technical, supply chain and financial leadership for product line to drive sustainable, profitable growth
  • Responsible for collaborating with aftermarket team to establish spare part pricing and adjusting as the product's position changes in the lifecycle
  • Ensures continued line of business portfolio balance and alignment with strategic / financial objectives
  • Provide product management leadership for assigned product families while working alongside cross-functional teams for sales, marketing, operations and R&D
  • Develop and review regional and global marketing collateral for product lines
  • Support branding review/positioning initiatives as required.
  • Recommend product enhancements and extensions
  • Work closely with portfolio BDM's to develop and provide relevant tools to promote products & solutions (application guide, industrial guide, competitive guide---.)
  • Identify and execute portfolio-enhancing improvement and/or cost-out programs - includes features, enhancements, and rationalization / obsolescence programs
  • Develop, maintain, and communicate product roadmap - includes new products, tiers, features, enhancements, and applications, value engineering, cost reduction activities, and M&A activities to achieve year-over-year growth
  • Conduct voice of customer research, visit customers, and attend industry events to understand competitive threats and unmet customer needs
  • Manage global product certifications
  • Execute annual routine portfolio review to determine opportunities for rationalization and obsolescence of products
  • Develop and maintain global price lists
  • Develop and maintain global product configuration options
  • Execute annual routine price review to identify price opportunities and execute global and regional strategies
  • Set clear quote / no quote guidelines and ensure PSQ adoption
  • Manage special pricing agreements (SPA) for select opportunities
  • Develop and maintain product collateral targeted at core industries and applications - content should relate key product features to customer KPIs and/or pains
  • Work with central marketing group to support online content and campaigns
  • Support PSQ, Emerson entities, and customer requests as required
  • Support and/or provide product training to customers and Emerson stakeholders
  • Manage Delegation of Authority (DOA) with world areas
  • Develop and communicate product reports as required
    Required Experience/Attributes:

    • Bachelor's Degree in either Business or Engineering, MBA desirable
    • 3- 5 years or more of relevant experience at product company; relevant experience includes product management, engineering, technical sales, operations, supply chain - prior product management experience strongly desirable but not required
    • Strong presentation skills required
    • Technical aptitude and strong collaboration skills required
      Preferred: Engineering Degree or MBA desirable Our Commitment to Our People We invest in our employees to ensure they have the marketplace knowledge, skills and competencies to compete and lead in a global economy. Our training programs focus on end-to-end development from onboarding through senior leadership. Flexible and competitive benefits plans offer you the right options to meet your individual/family needs: - medical insurance plans, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and more. - We provide employees flexible time off plans including paid parental leave (maternal and paternal), vacation and holiday leave. Our success is measured by the positive impact we make on people, our communities and the world in which we live. -. Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers. This philosophy is fundamental to living our company's values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. Diversity and Inclusion at Emerson is about welcoming, respecting, and valuing the differences each employee possesses. Inclusion is creating a real sense of engagement, belonging and connection for all employees. Learn more about our -and about -. Work Authorization Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire. Equal Opportunity Employer Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment. If you have a disability and are having difficulty accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request help by sending an email to -. - -


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