If you are aProduct Management professional looking for an opportunity to grow, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you! Based in ourSt. Louis, MOlocation, under the direction of Manager, New Product Development, you will beresponsible for managing the entire product life cycle and drive innovative and strategic direction for the assigned product lines. You willworkcross-functionally to develop and launch new products, including idea generation, product discovery, customer and market needs analysis, project management, customer support, and monitoring market acceptance of launched products.
AS A PRODUCT MANAGER, YOU WILL:
Manage Product Discovery, Portfolio & Roadmap
Collaborate in the development, and on-going maintenance of the priorities and needs for product areas
Participate in regular cross functional planning meetings to establish priorities, align on needs, identify opportunities
Conduct customer, market and product discovery & analysis for roadmap projects for product areas
Collaborate with engineering to understand technology, capabilities, trends, design, ergonomics to advance roadmap. You will work collectively to ideate solutions and demonstrate early stage prototypes for internal, customer, market feedback.
Work with sales team and customers to reflect voice of customer, understand needs, and justification of volumes.
Understand relevant market and category trends, monitor and assess competitive activity and product releases
Oversee Project Management & Execution
Manage new product development for projects in assigned product area, leading global, cross-functional, collaborative teams to execute projects
Be responsible for project management/timelines/reporting through the New Product Development Stage Gate Process
Have strong alignment with engineering and operational teams in design, sourcing, manufacturing, and delivery of new products
Coordinate internal governance for assigned product areas, including key project milestones, project accountability by assigned individuals and departments, gate reviews, portfolio reviews
Prepare and present strategic planning presentations to senior management.
Recommend methods and procedures to reduce product development time and costs while increasing end-user customer satisfaction level.
Be the Product Leader
Develop product category understanding to be viewed as a customer, product, and competition expert
Actively support sales function or channel with product needs
Assist in the development of marketing content for assigned products to ensure product accuracy in content
Serve as point of contact for product questions to support customer as needed
WHO YOU ARE:
You build and deliver solutions that meet customer expectations. You push yourself and help others achieve results. You break down objectives into appropriate initiatives and actions. You articulate credible pictures and visions of possibilities that will create sustainable value. You create teamwork allowing others across the organization to achieve shared objectives. You effectively communicate in various settings: one-on-one, small and large groups, or among diverse styles and position levels. You quickly and decisively take actions in fact-changing, unpredictable situations. You follow through with commitments.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:
Bachelorrsquo;s Degree in Marketing, Engineering, Finance or a related field with three to five (3-5) yearsrsquo; relevant experience, or Masterrsquo;s Degree in relevant business field with one to three (1-3) yearsrsquo; relevant experience
Demonstrated effective team leadership working cross-functionally
Ability to navigate the organization, collaborating effectively with multiple stakeholders independently and in teams
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Highly self-motivated with demonstrated initiative to drive projects and incremental opportunities
Displays analytical skills, and experience creating and using quantitative analysis, spreadsheet/database tools to assist in planning and decision making
Ability to travel up to 15% of the time.
Legal authorization to work in the United States - Sponsorship will not be provided for this role.
PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:
Project management software experience
Previously supported new product development process through leading projects or direct participation in supporting functions to deliver products to market
Participated in product discovery, designing and executing customer touch points or research to get product and user insights
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
Emerson places a high value on ensuring that team members have a good work-life balance. We provide access to a competitive benefits package, including the following: medical insurance, dental and vision coverage, 401k participation with a competitive immediate match, fitness center, tuition reimbursement, parental leave, and an online wellness rewards program. Immediate vacation and holiday leave available. Team member resource groups ensure that the Emerson values are incorporated into everyday team member life.
Why Work in St. Louis, Missouri
Our facility is in St. Louis famous for its Gateway Arch standing at 630 feet tall. St Louis is a family-friendly historic metropolitan area with a low-cost of living and first-class schools. The city offers excellent restaurants, shopping areas, art galleries, and numerous festivals throughout the year making this an exciting place to live and work.
About our Location
This location is the host of Emersonrsquo;s corporate headquarters and Commercial and Residential Solutions Tools, Hermetic Motors, and other businesses. Our products, such as the InSinkErator, Sensi, and RIDGID have become household names that support the comfort and well-being of our customers. The ComRes platform employees at this location provide support to the various businesses within Commercial and Residential Solutions, allowing for many networking opportunities across businesses. The connectedness between ComRes and Corporate employees allow for a close relationship and the opportunity to explore opportunities across Emerson.
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 companyrsquo;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 ourand about.
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.
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