Temporary Utility

Landis+Gyr

Temporary Utility

Lafayette, IN
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    As a Sr. Product Manager in the company this individual will be responsible to manage the Life cycle of their assigned products. Including lifecycle activities such as authoring Product Requirement Documents (PRDs), prioritization of sustainment activities, manage Investment Plan (IPL) and New Product Introduction (NPI) process for assigned products. This individual will work closely with our clients and must demonstrate distinct functional and professional knowledge to ensure that the work products and deliverables are of the highest caliber to guarantee customer satisfaction. This role will require close working collaboration with project management, engineering, deployment, Sales and Marketing, and Global teams.

    • Manage the complete product lifecycle of the assigned products
    • Drives and contributes to Landis+Gyr’s New Product Introduction (NPI) process. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
      • Interprets customer requirements and translates to clear product requirements and use cases in PRDs
      • Supports R&D feasibility/traceability reviews
      • Develops complex business cases
      • Works with Technical Training to develop Product Documentation and Training
      • Works in partnership with Project Management Organization (PMO) to manage cost and timeline expectations
      • Presents to Executive Project Governance Boards for stage gate reviews and Change Controls
    • Leads and influences cross functional teams to develop and execute the overall strategy for assigned products
    • Leads and mentors other product managers through work direction and guidance
    • Manages assigned product dependencies and interrelationships to deliver a complete customer solution (hardware/software) rather than just a “Product”
    • Independently manages strategic partnerships where appropriate
    • Understands market research for addressing market and/or business needs for a product, including awareness of market trends and direction.
    • Serves as Subject Matter Expert for assigned products
    • Develops customer communications (e.g. Customer Information Letters, Product Updates, Release Notes)
    • Ensures all parts of the organization are properly educated on product feature/functionality
    • Contributes to business reviews and planning sessions
    • Supports Landis+Gyr’s quality processes
    • Presents at industry events, internal sales meetings, Landis+Gyr’s Exchange, and customer specific meetings
    • Manages sustainment of existing product offerings
    • Performs other duties or responsibilities as assigned or required
    • Supports and adheres to Company’s core values.
    • Supports and adheres to Company’s Code of Conduct and Ethics Policy
    • Represents Company in a positive, professional manner when working with both internal and external customers

    Required Skills

    • Thorough understanding of business fundamentals – roles of various departments in the organization: marketing, sales, economics, manufacturing, business management, engineering.
    • Proven critical thinking and analytical skills
    • Deep understanding of marketing concepts/market research
    • Proven ability to facilitate groups and/or teams
    • Effective written and verbal communication skills, including experience in public speaking
    • Organizational skills including prioritization, project management and resource deployment
    • Ability to influence individuals and organizations not under a direct reporting relationship
    • Proven leadership skills in mentoring and developing others
    • Superior computer skills including Microsoft Office applications for word processing, spreadsheets and presentations

    Required Experience

    • Required Minimum Level of Education: Bachelors Degree
    • Required Minimum Years of Experience: 7+ to 10
    • Experience in Engineering, Marketing, Product Management, or Project Management is required.
    • Product life cycle management experience required – inception to market
    • Desired Education/Experience: Bachelors degree; preferably in computer science, information systems, engineering, or related field; Masters degree preferred
    • A combination of education and experience may be considered.
    • Technical role experience related to the Product Segment being led.
    • Required/Desired Certifications (if any): Formal Product Management training, such as Pragmatic Marketing, and/or New Product Introduction (NPI) process desired

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  • Qualifications
    • Thorough understanding of business fundamentals – roles of various departments in the organization: marketing, sales, economics, manufacturing, business management, engineering.
    • Proven critical thinking and analytical skills
    • Deep understanding of marketing concepts/market research
    • Proven ability to facilitate groups and/or teams
    • Effective written and verbal communication skills, including experience in public speaking
    • Organizational skills including prioritization, project management and resource deployment
    • Ability to influence individuals and organizations not under a direct reporting relationship
    • Proven leadership skills in mentoring and developing others
    • Superior computer skills including Microsoft Office applications for word processing, spreadsheets and presentations