Our Client, a leading provider of analytical equipment and services, is currently seeking candidates for a Product Manager role. This individual will guide the commercialization of an innovative threat detection technology, managing the product life cycle for assigned product lines.
Located just East of Downtown Pittsburgh, this company offers a generous salary and benefits package, excellent growth potential and stability, and the opportunity to work with cutting-edge proprietary anti-terrorism technology.
Collaborate with engineering and R&D to deliver new and improved products to market in a timely manner
Identify market opportunities
Become the industry expert for all assigned market segments - law enforcement, security, etc.
Define product features and capabilities
Collaborate with finance to determine Forecast Return on Investment and other key financial indicators
Define product positioning, distribution, and pricing strategies
Create sales or market share projections
Drive product launches
Manage the product life cycle; Own and manage the product road map
Collaborate with sales and marketing communications to develop and execute launch and marketing plans
Scope and prioritize activities based on business and customer impact
Act as expert on assigned market(s) including competition
Train sales, field service, and other employees as needed
Participate in trade shows and industry events
Travel to and engage with customers/market on a regular basis to train, collect feedback, and develop relationships. Travel will be domestic and international.
At least 5 years experience as a Product Manager or Marketing Manager in a related industry or equivalent experience
Expertise or knowledge of explosives, threat detection, military, law enforcement, security industries
Experience in all aspects of developing and maintaining product strategies from innovation to end-of-life
Experience working with direct sales and distribution groups
Technical writing and communication skills necessary
Proven experience in customer and market research
Education: Bachelor's degree in related field, MBA preferred
Ability to travel up to 50% of the time to Conferences and client locations, as needed
Product Management certification is desired
Internal Number: 18742
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