Senior Product Manager
The Senior Global Product Manager is responsible for managing and achieving the defined growth targets of DICKEY-john products associated with his/her personal, and their team?s, assigned products/projects.? Duties include those normally associated with ?upstream? product marketing, including analyzing new product opportunities and the management through the ?Gate? process as well as assessing market dynamics.? The Senior Global Product Manager is responsible for defining and introducing new products as well as product life cycle management for the existing product portfolio.?JOB RESPONSIBILITIES?Lead and manage the identification / evaluation of business opportunities through a variety of activities such as Voice of Customer (VOC), analyzing customer needs, market drivers, technology developments, intellectual property landscape, regulatory drivers, and competitor posturing within DICKEY-john?s market place, leading to the creation and implementation of a robust product roadmap.Provide collaborative leadership, for his/her team and stakeholders, on new product development projects throughout the program, considering tradeoffs via cost/benefit analysis to ensure delivery of critical customer requirements.Manage and develop compelling business cases for identified opportunities, including market segmentation, product positioning, detailed financial analysis, and market risks.Manage, develop and execute product launch plans, including value propositions, messaging development, training needs, and sales collateral tools.Partner with global cross-functional sales and marketing team members in the development and execution of multi-media marketing programs to support lead generation and advancement of prospects to sales.?Manage a general collaboration portal that collects and analyzes key data for making product decisions.? Data will include lost sales analysis, product enhancement requests, market research data, customer complaints and satisfaction ratings, novel end user applications, unmet customer needs, and pertinent technology developments.Manage, train and develop team members to fulfill their roles to their full potential.Travel in support of marketing efforts (25%+)?SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES?This position will supervise four employees:? Product Managers (2) and Applications Engineers (2)?JOB REQUIREMENTS?EducationBachelor?s degree in Business, Marketing, Agriculture, Engineering/Science requiredMBA preferred?Experience5+ years of experience in Product, Marketing, or Sales Management in an industrial / related market requiredDemonstrated Product Marketing and International Business experienceOEM Product Management or Account ManagementSales to government entities at the municipal or state levelExperience in Precision Agricultural Technology, farming principles and practices, and economic concernsExperience of Sensors, Monitors and Control systemsOperational experience (manufacturing, technical support, engineering)?Skills & Abilities:Strategic and collaborative leadership skills.Ability to prioritize and drive for results.Knowledge of Six Sigma Voice of Customer tools and techniques.? Experience in managing focus groups, authoring product surveys, and applying QFD methodology to acquired data desired.Excellent verbal / written communication and interpersonal skillsEffective and influential presentation skillsManagement skills?We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. ?TSI is a drug and alcohol free workplace. ?Pre-employment screenings are conducted.Apply for this job.