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Senior Product Manager

Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Product Management, Portfolio & Innovation

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Building Technologies
Business Unit: Region Americas
Requisition Number: 228262
Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Buffalo Grove
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 20%

Division Description:

The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the North American market leader for safe and secure, energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, service provider, and system integrator, Building Technologies has offerings for fire protection; life safety; and security as well as building automation; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); and energy management. Since 1995, Siemens has helped to modernize nearly 7,000 buildings worldwide, including important American landmarks such as World Trade Center Memorial, Times Square Building, Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney World and the Mount Vernon Estate.

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Job Description:

Senior Product Manager- Damper Actuator Portfolio
Position Overview
The Senior Product Manager will lead the strategic vision and execution of the Damper Actuator product category.  This business and product development professional will leverage their experience to manage the existing portfolio and identify, develop and commercialize new product solutions.  This position is responsible for assessing customer needs, market conditions, regulatory requirements and competition to develop a clear strategy to build and commercialize portfolio solutions within the HVAC industry.  This includes managing cross functional teams, life cycle management and innovation pipeline development.  In cooperation with senior management, works to develop and execute long rang plan and annual plan growth initiatives using key product differentiation levers.
  • Develop product positioning and value propositions for the Damper Actuator portfolio offerings.
  • Overall responsibility for product/ solution family performance and product family contribution to include development of business cases and final decisions around target cost basis, margins, pricing, major projects, market entry/ exit, and overall strategic direction for the product portfolio.
  • Provide commercial, technical, supply chain and financial leadership for product line to drive sustainable, profitable growth.
  • Responsible for full product lifecycle for the assigned product families including new product development plans, product enhancements, market priorities, maintenance plans/aftermarket penetration and product discontinuation.
  • Focal point on market trends, customer needs, and competitive intelligence for the portfolio.
  • Defines the strategic development and lifecycle of the product portfolio in line with the given strategy of the business.
  • Ensures constant observation of relevant markets (competitor activities, portfolio gaps, demand and supply conditions, standards and regulations within target markets, etc.).
  • Initiates analysis and decision proposals for new product developments and road map.
  • Lead product management and cross functional teams to achieve project deadlines and budgets.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • 5+ years of product management experience required, some P&L responsibility experience preferred.
  • Displays a high level of critical thinking in bringing successful resolution to high-impact, complex, and/or cross-functional challenges.
  • Able to communicate with Senior Management to summarize issues and facilitate complex decision-making
  • Bachelors Degree in Business or Engineering
  • Strong data analysis skills
  • Excel, Word and PowerPoint


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