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Associate Product Manager

Peachtree City, Georgia


Job Description

Eaton’s Residential Wiring Devices division is currently seeking an Associate Product Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Peachtree City, GA facility.

The Associate Product Manager is responsible for managing assignments to meet objectives under the guidance of a Product Manager.  In this role, you will lead cross-functional teams, managing projects, new product execution, performing business analysis and tracking and supporting the product managers with overall brand marketing management.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

  • You will supports the product managers by implementing strategic product and business plans targeting markets, industries and customers
  •  You will work with product managers to improve profit and return on investment of product lines.
  • You will own and maintain cost reduction, capacity planning and quality improvement projects within established guidelines
  • You will forecast product, SKU rationalization, packaging and graphics changes, and item master data maintenance
  •  You will review and approve special pricing requests, maintains price list and develops pricing strategies for new and existing products under the direction of a product manager
  • You will develop product promotion and commercialization plans including sales tools, literature, distribution, stocking, training and sampling and lead new product development activities with the assistance of the product manager
  • You will work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to reduce finished goods inventory and E&O and develop/maintain a knowledge base for electrical codes and standards

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in product management, new product development, marketing, sales, and/or engineering
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in an analytics role with proven leadership abilities, time management principles, and ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship. 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s in Business or Engineering from an accredited institution
  • Experience in new product development using Phase Gate processes
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in the electrical industry
  • Power distribution experience is preferred
  • Experience with residential and commercial electrical codes and standards such as UL, IEC, ASHRAE etc
  • Capable of developing test and validation plans as part of the New Product Development process
  • Prior experience with demand planning and product management systems including SAP are preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and web based information and documentation systems
Position Success Criteria :
  • Ability to work cross-functionally to drive out cost and improve product profitability

  • Ability to analyze the electrical industry, integrate disparate information into a coherent story and actionable strategy

  • Ability to define problems, analyze data and draw valid conclusions that result in solid recommendations

  • Ability to influence multi-functional teams without direct reporting relationship

  • Ability to demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Marketing

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG RWDD Residential Wiring Devices Div

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 062405