• Product Manager

    Location US-NV-Reno
    # Positions
    1
    Experience (Years)
    5
    Category
    Marketing
  • Position Description

    At a Glance

     

    Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Product Manager to join the Server Tech Team in Reno, NV.

    Product Manager will complete management of designated product line: product development, sales support & training, promotional activities, forecast, inventory and operations performance, assist with long-term planning, creates Product Requirement Document (PRD) for new product feature, and works with customers on new product designs. Responsible for market development of new and existing products into the existing business structure as well as support pricing strategy, travel with sales team, initiate & respond to training requests for the new markets.

     

    What Will You Do?

     

    MAIN JOB DUTIES:

    • Product Development: field visits; meet with customers (ED, subs, specifiers, end-users, initiate research with engineering & operations to maintain a constant flow of new products and product enhancements.
    • Market development of new and existing products into the existing business structure.
    • Support pricing strategy, travel with sales team, initiate & respond to training requests and customer presentations for the new markets.
    • Promotional activities: participate in catalog development, develop sell sheets, product bulletins & promotional campaigns with sales & marcom team, support product launches.
    • Operational performance: participate in weekly SO&P meetings for designated product line, monitor & act on inventory levels, production capacity, service rates, production costs to meet or beat corporate targets.
    • Long-term planning: lead the long term vision for designated product line, ensuring sustainable growth, market share and profitability, keep an eye on the market: attend trade events, competitive benchmarking, initiate & conduct research into long-term trends & customer needs.
    • Budget planning: monitor & review product line performance & trends to evaluate budget.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Required Skills

     

    EDUCATION:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (preferred), Business Administration, Sales and Marketing or related field. MBA preferred.

     

    EXPERIENCE:

    • Minimum 5 years experience in product management, marketing or related field. Specific electrical or datacenter industry knowledge a plus.

    SKILLS/KNOWELDGE/ABILITIES:

    • Requires strong organizational and time management skills, close attention to detail and to be able to effectively handle multiple priorities.
    • Must possess 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.
    • Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills and be able to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization. Must be an effective listener, able to maintain focus extract necessary information and validate understanding of the information.
    • Demonstrated ability to understand customer’s needs and identify new ways to serve/satisfy customer.
    • Must be 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.
    • Must have solid business acumen and understanding of a variety of functional areas within the business. Must be proficient in negotiation and influencing skills.
    • Strong organizational and planning skills and the ability to work independently.
    • Position requires travel and flexibility to attend events outside of normal work hours.

     

    Company Info

    About Legrand

    Every single 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.  For more information, visit legrand.com.

     

    About Legrand North and Central America

    Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 5,000 associates in 60 locations, working in 6 product categories (Electrical Wiring Systems, Building Control Systems, AV, Data Communications, Power Distribution and Control, and Lighting).  LNCA offers comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage. 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

     

    About Legrand’s Data Center Power and Control Division

    Legrand is a leading provider in intelligent rack PDUs, KVM switches, and other data center infrastructure monitoring and management solutions. Legrand’s power strategy experts have provided power solutions for labs, data centers, and telecommunications operations for 30 years. Over 60,000 customers around the world rely on Legrand’s rack power distribution units and award winning power management solutions to reduce downtime, facilitate capacity planning, improve energy utilization, and drive efficiency.  For more information, visit raritan.com and servertech.com

     

     

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    Equal Opportunity Employer

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