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Product & Market Manager--

Company: AirBorn
Location: Georgetown
Posted on: June 3, 2019

Job Description:

Product & Market Manager - Georgetown, Texas SUMMARY AirBorn, Inc. is a rapidly growing, employee-owned, global electronic interconnect manufacturer that has been designing and selling ultra-high quality electronic connectors and components for the defense, space, commercial air, industrial and medical markets for 60 years. Headquartered in Georgetown TX, we offer a rewarding work environment with global opportunities while maintaining a small company, employee-focused atmosphere. As a member of the Strategic Business Unit team, the Product & Market Manager is responsible for innovating using broad and far vision and expertise in target markets, identifying customer requirements to deliver new integrated products and services to address assigned market needs and opportunities. The Product & Market Manager will be responsible for the overall development, growth, and leadership of assigned product lines, including profitability and sales forecast attainment. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform extensive and continuous research of the assigned market(s) to identify macro trends, target customers, existing solutions providers/competition, pricing and define differentiation opportunities through AirBorn.
  • Communicate with current customers, prospective customers, and market leaders to understand requirements within assigned market(s), both current and expected evolution.
  • Collaboratively with Sales, Engineering, and cross-industry SBU Product & Market Managers, define strategic direction and priorities for assigned markets and products considering AirBorn and SBU strategic objectives, competencies, market opportunities, and competitive landscape.
  • Through collaboration with AirBorn Engineering, create integrated product/service roadmaps by sub-market addressing product/service need gaps inclusive of new product designs and product line extensions, requirements and specifications.
  • Leverage project management practices, coordinates with engineering, manufacturing, marketing, and sales to develop objectives and schedules for all phases of product development, introduction to market and end of life. Maintain long term product forecasts, 6-24 month outlook.
  • Plans, organizes, and controls an assigned product line from development throughout the life cycle to attain sales forecast, optimize profit and meet marketing, financial, and company growth objectives. Reviews progress continually throughout the product life cycle to ensure attainment of financial objectives including cost, standards, and budget; provides cost improvement recommendations.
  • Collaboration with marketing, sales and partner SBUs to launch new products/services into the market. Provides marketing tools to support existing and new products through catalog, samples, application brochures, news releases, advertising, price sheets and other means. Create compelling positioning message(s) including the development and maintenance of product datasheets, white papers, and other technical documentation.
  • Provides the sales team with the necessary market/product/service expertise to enable value based sales, to both internal and external customers. Oversees and provides application engineering support for product line and provides technical and product application training both internally and externally.
  • Re-launch, re-vitalize products/services already in the market (ie. new markets, applications; design enhancements; product extensions).
  • Identify potential partner relationships for the products/services. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
    • Bachelor degree in a related discipline
    • 3+ years of product management or engineering experience
    • 3+ years Medical and Industrial specific expertise preferred
    • Dynamic, high-energy, positive outlook individual with strong communication, presenting and influencing skills
    • A tenacious, ---get things done--- attitude and work ethic
    • Exceptional project management skills. Ability to prioritize, multitask, focus, lead, influence and delegate
    • Must have proven ability to translate customer insights into successful new product ideas and introductions
    • Experience effectively leading multifaceted teams despite not having direct authority
    • 25-40% global travel
    • Entrepreneurial thinking
    • Continuous Improvement mentality
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, product drawings, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and customers.
    • Ability to work mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
    • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
    • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, talk, hear, walk, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, and controls, and reach with arms and hands. The employee may be required to regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and travel is limited to less than 40%. AirBorn, Inc. is an EOE/Disability/Veteran employer. ITAR COMPLIANCE This position requires access to or use of information which is subject to the federal International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants for this position must be U.S. Persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines ---U.S. Person--- as U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., person admitted as a refugee to the U.S., person granted asylum in the U.S., or person granted the status of alien lawfully admitted for temporary residence to the U.S. under 8 U.S.C. --1160(a) (for special agricultural workers) or 8 U.S.C. --1255(a)(1) (an amnesty program). [Equal Opportunity Employer - Disability/Vet]
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    • I understand that in accepting this application, AirBorn is in no way obligated to provide me with employment and that I am not obligated to accept employment if offered.
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