• Product Manager - Lighting Controls

    Location US-PA-Middletown
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
  • Position Description/Company Info

    Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Product Manager - Lighting Controls to join the Electrical Wiring Systems team in Middletown, PA. Responsible for complete management of the Lighting Control product line: The role includes activities that support product development, sales support & training, promotional activities, inventory and operations performance, long-term planning, and budget planning. The role may also include contributing to the annual corporate business review process.


    About Legrand

    Every day, Legrand brings power, light and data to millions of spaces around the world. Legrand is a global, publicly-traded company listed on the Euronext (Legrand SA EPA: LR) with 36,000 employees worldwide, a market cap of $16B, revenue of more than $5 billion, with products sold in 180 countries. Legrand is listed on the Forbes Global 2000 as one of the world’s best employers.  Legrand’s CEO, Gilles Schnepp is one of Harvard Business Review’s best-performing CEOs in the world. For more information, visit legrand.com.


    About Legrand North and Central America

    Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 5,000 associates in 90 locations, working in 6 product categories (Electrical Wiring Systems, Building Control Systems, AV, Data Communications, Power Distribution and Control, and Lighting). LNCA offers distinctive benefits like high employer 401K match, above-benchmark paid maternity leave, paid time off to volunteer, and an active women’s network.  LNCA is an employee-centered, growth company with tremendous opportunity. For more information, visit legrand.us.  



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    Equal Opportunity Employer




    Basic Qualifications:   

    • BS in Marketing or Business
    • 5+ years experience in product management, developing, driving and executing product line strategic plans for new product introduction and new feature implementation.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience with electrical devices, standards and in-wall devices.
    • Strong organizational and time management skills, close attention to detail and ability to manage multiple priorities.
    • Excellent project management skills, including demonstrated ability to develop and manage to a project plan, establish priorities, work to deadlines and control a number of projects at various stages of work.
    • Strong computer skills, proficient with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software, e-mail and meeting management software. Ability to use internet and web based resources efficiently and effectively.
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills and be able to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization.
    • Be an effective listener, able to maintain focus, extract necessary information and validate understanding of the information.
    • Have a demonstrated ability to understand customer’s needs and identify new ways to serve/satisfy customer.
    • Highly collaborative and able to work in a team based environment.  Promotes an environment that is encourages cohesiveness and fosters trust and open communication with team, peers and all business partners.
    • Solid business acumen and understanding of a variety of functional areas within the business.  
    • Proficient in negotiation and influencing skills.

    Position Attributes

    Main Job Duties:

    • Product Development: field visits, meet with customers (distributors, installers, specifiers, end-users), initiate research with engineering & operations, etc.  to maintain a constant flow of new products and product enhancements.
    • Marketing & Sales Support: Prepare major launch collateral (sell sheets, instruction sheets, internal & external communications) at sales events (e.x. National Sales Conference, Trade Shows), support pricing strategy, initiate & respond to training & support on-going sustaining initiatives.
    • Operational performance: prepare and lead monthly S&OP meetings for designated product line, monitor & act on inventory levels, production capacity, service rates, and production costs to meet or beat corporate targets
    • Long-term planning: lead the long term vision for designated product line, ensuring sustainable revenue growth, market share and profitability; maintain high awareness and research of market trends and competitive activity.
    • Budget planning: monitor & review product line performance & trends to evaluate budget
    • Performs other similar and related duties as required.



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