Horton, Inc.

  • Product Manager, Off-Highway Fan Drives

    Job Location US-MN-Roseville
    Posted Date 6 days ago(4/16/2018 2:13 PM)
    ID
    2018-1944
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    Company Information: Horton, Inc., a global airflow industry leader in reliability, service and innovation has an opening for a Product Manager, Off-Highway Fan Drivesto work in our Roseville location.

     

    Position Summary:Provide strategic leadership and management of off-highway fan drives globally. Responsible for collaborating with sales, engineering and operations to support existing products over their lifecycle. Perform Voice of Customer activities, and work with sales and marketing to identify and champion short- and long-term investments in new products to ensure key customer and market needs are met. Identify growth opportunities within current segments as well as adjacencies, and develop business cases for investment.

    Responsibilities

     

    MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

     

    Global off-highway product portfolio strategy

      • Understand customer requirements at a sub-segment level and define a winning product portfolio
      • Develop product roadmaps to ensure targeted segment needs globally are addressed
      • Perform competitive benchmarking to understand positioning; ensure product portfolio provides competitive advantage in targeted segments
      • Seek opportunities in adjacent markets and define product portfolio to drive growth

     

     Marketing specifications for new products

      • Enable winning value propositions through development of competitive product profiles
      • Identify target segments for application of existing products to enable the off-highway sales team by developing sales tools
      • Leverage new technology developed by R&D to deliver competitive advantage
      • Develop new product proposals and partner with marketing and sales to develop sound business cases

     

    Product lifecycle management

      • Develop product introduction plan
      • Responsible for managing product costs and recommending cost reduction plans
      • Drive proactive obsolescence of old products to minimize proliferation and profitability
      • Enable prioritization of product changes, including cost reduction projects
      • Track and report the results of approved special projects over time

     

     

    Qualifications

    Candidate should be experienced and well-grounded in technical background as it pertains to managed products. Solid understanding of the market, its evolution and needs for new products and features is a must. Candidate should be experienced in using Voice of Customer techniques to understand needs for new products and features, and set direction for future product evolution to capture growth opportunities. 3+ years of product management or technical experience in a related field or product line preferred. A four-year college degree in engineering or a related field is required.

     

    Must have legal authorization to work in the United States.  Relocation allowance may be provided if the individual has all of the necessary qualifications.

     

    We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.  To apply, qualified candidates should log onto https://careers-horton.icims.com

     

    Horton Holding, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.   EOE.  Veterans/Disabled

     

    For more information on Horton, Inc. please visit our web site at www.hortonww.com

     

    No recruiters and no phone calls, please. 

     

    VEVRAA contractor/subcontractor Requesting Priority Referral of Protected Veterans

     

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